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Hi I have a t5 with 2 39watt bulbs. I was wondering what plants I could put in my 46 gallon bowfront.

I currently am think about planting:
Italian Val
Micro sword
Rose sword
Amazon sword
Red tiger lily
Water sprites

Any help would be appreciated because I am not sure how to use the lighting guide with a t5.
 

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Thank you for the response.
I was wondering what kind of lighting setup I have because I'm know with a t5 you can't use the normal watts per gallon to find out your type of lighting. Do I have a medium or low light setup?
 

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Definitely medium, maybe even high if you have it right on top of the tank. Depending on what brand you have, you may even have to raise it up a bit to avoid algae issues.
 

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i would say that you would be able to grow most plants i have 2 24w t5ho bulbs in my 37 gallon and i grow many species such as rotala macranra swords etc good co2 and nutrients always essential with increased lighting hope this helps :)
 

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Thank you all for the help. I had no idea I had medium to high lighting! That increases my option a lot.
 

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just remember to balance that with ur ferts and co2 otherwise your plants may suffer good luck keep me posted :)
 
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