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So I am considering setting up my first emersed tank, a 30g breeder and was wondering how clip on lights would work

Considering using daylight CFLs in 2-3 clip on lights

Would this be enough light to grow some foreground plants? Thinking UG, HC, and Monte Carlo
 

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Should work. I'm running a 23 watt cfl over my 6 gallon emersed. I could grow any plant I wanted to. Keep in mind you want about 2/3 the light you'd use for a submersed setup because emersed forms don't need as much light and light intensity isn't affected by any water.
 

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Yea, I'm just looking to conserve electricity rather that using two t5s or something like that

Gotta check out what my local home depot has available
 
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