It looks beautiful. I love the scape! I would drain the tank, and plant more HC without the wool. 3 or 4 more weeks will do wonders for your carpet. Maybe even 6-8? haha Depends on your patience I guess. I would drain and clean the Eheim, keep it dry till you've got your plants filled in. Don't be rushed to flood it.
p.s all the ADA stuff looks very simple and clean together. I like