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Low light plants

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Hey all,

I'm doing an El Natural tank that will eventually house cichlids. I'm looking for low light plants that do better attached to wood/decorations than those planted in the substrate. I'm going to have around 1.3w/gallon with T5 lights. I already have 2 anubias Nana's and 2 Java Ferns. What are some other options I can look into seeing if my LFS can get them in?
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I am not technically looking el natural as I'm not doing the soil/substrate thing. More el natural because I'm keeping this low tech, low light, no CO2, etc. With cichlids in the future for my tank I think my best bet is to have plants attached to decorations. Anything in the substrate has a better than average chance of getting pulled up all the time and destroyed.

I have 2 anubias Nana's that have secured themselves to the wood in my tank so so far so good. Just got my new light which will bump my lighting up a bit.

Betta bulbs huh? I don't live near a PetCo but I do live near a PetExpo, I'll have to see if they have them. Thanks for the help folks. Got a pretty good list from the plantfinder. I appreciate the assistance.:yawinkle:
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