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Hi folks. I’m in the initial planning stages for setting up my 30 gallon as a low tech tank. I have grown anubias, java ferns, various crypts and aponogetons (?) in the past to my satisfaction with a 28 W 6500K compact overhead. I was hoping to try the tall grassy background look this time around, but wasn’t really sure if vals could go that low. I’ve seen them recommended as low light plants in a few posts on these boards, but would I be able to get a decent grassy background with this lighting? Should I try Sagittaria instead? Any suggestions/insight would be appreciated.