After finally getting the tank, I went on a little adventure. Bought two large peices of wood for 26 dollars each, and then went out into a forest looking for rocks I liked. After bringing home around 1500 lbs of rock, i bought a 21L pot to boil the wood and rocks. I poured my dirt into my tank and wet it down letting it sit for 3 days. Next I arranged the hard scape in an athstectically pleasing fashion. A couple of days later I recieved my plants and put them into my small tank for safe keeping. At first the discus didn't like the filled aquarium but after that they came around and seemed to love it.
I purchased 3, 50 lb bags of organic choice dirt, 2 15lb bags of eco complete, and then about 40 lbs of black sand from my other tank as a cap. I also bought a aquaclear 110 filter for this tank and a 300 watt heater because the discus love their heat. I have been using a CO2 diffuser from petsmart for about 7 months now and am going to stick with that for this tank as well.