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I'm going to be growing low to moderate light plants in my 120g, mainly along the back of the tank so that the front is kept open.

I know the light is not enough to grow plants all over the tank, but is it enough to have an 'island' of sorts along the back of the tank?

I'm planning on crypt retro. and spiralis, giant hygro, various anubias and moss, and needle leaf Jfern.

I've thought about adding a t5HO fixture to the front of the tank, or using the t5HO in the back, and moving the CF fixture to the front.

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A friend of mine has my old 29 and all the lighting he has on it is a 20W strip. With that he manages to not kill (notice I am not saying he manages to grow), some Crypt wendtii I gave him. :)

With 130W on a 125, I would guess you might be able to keep some of the above, but I wouldn't expect to get lush growth.
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