Please critique my Plant order--need to narrow this down!

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Hello! I need to narrow my plant want list down to what will work best in my setup. this is a new tank set up.
29G, medium light, CO2 and Fluorite/sand substrate.
I'm really wanting to keep the plants green--I'm not crazy about the reds, bronzes etc. I also don't like the bushy fine needled plants. So here's my list--please tell me what you think are good or bad choices and why.
I've looked at all of these at various plant profile places, and have actually trimmed it down some already.

Crypt Parva
Crypt Spiralis
Anubias Nana
Anubias Coffeefolia
Hygrophila Difformis
Hygrophila Narrow
Hygrophila giant
Staurogyne Repens
Vallisneria Maricana
Valisneria Spiralis
Mayaca Fluviatilis
Dwarf Baby Tears
Round Pellia
Pygmy Chain Sword
Cardamine Lyrata
Echinodorus ParvI Florus
Bolbitis Heudelotii
Java Fern

What of these would make the best fore, mid and background plants for me? As you can see, I need to narrow this down!
Please excuse any spelling errors!
TIA!
 

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thefishdude277 said:
First of all, what is "medium light"?
All plants need at least 6500 Kelvin Rate Bulbs to live
"Medium light" means a medium amount of light, low light plants can thrive on as little as four hours of light a day, high light plants need as much as ten hours a day, medium might be in between.
 
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I'm planning on using a T5 HO 6500k, 5000 Lumens--but I don't think that number matters so much??
I guess by medium I mean that the plants nearer the bottom will not receive direct light due to shading from taller plants....does that make sense?
Is that a good bulb size--I'm shooting for overall health and not necessarily "explosive" growth. LOL
 

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