I do not really have a scape down yet I really just ended up throwing plants in and letting them grow while I collected more. I took my old Amazon Sword from my 40b and in a week it already has 4 new leafs. I have been having some issues with algae and I have been worried for my plants. I have done water changes every day and I am hoping that the otos that I bought will help with some of it. I also got some ghost shrimp because I can't find any rcs's locally. Maybe they will help clean in between the HC leaves.