If you’re trying to build a Lagoa effect from scratch, as described here, you may hit a little gotcha:
If you look into the Lagao presets, you’ll see that they get around this by using a simplified version of the Simulation Root:
You can import this compound from here:
UPDATE: In the comments, Guillaume points out that you can simply right-click the Simulation Root node to change versions:
Or you can right click on the Simulation Root and choose Version > No State Machine ;).
You don’t need the embeded State Machine btw as Lagoa use its own one.