You've got a real nice start there. I too like the after pic better. That sag is going to drive you crazy. I had some in my 29 gallon and it was just popping up all over the place in stands of my other plants. I wound up getting rid of it all.
Eheim Pimp Club Recruiter, Saergant at Arms, and Enforcer.
29 and 45 gallon. 2026, 2028
My 29 gallon tank