Fairly new to planted tanks, so trying to keep this simple, both aesthetically and maintenance-wise. I'm pleased how it turned out so far, the pictures are two days after planting the HC. The tank is set up on a counter so that both sides are viewable.
In terms of light/CO2/ferts, I have the Fluval 3.0 light set at ~40% for ~11 hours and ~2bps CO2 during lights on (drop checker green). 1/8 tsp KNO3 + 1/32 tsp KH2PO4 (Macros) every other day and 1/32 tsp CSM+B (Micros) on the other days. 50% water changes each week? I'm new to this whole balancing act so I'm a little worried that I'll run into an algae or dead plant problem. Any tips?
A dozen CPD and RCS should be arriving this next week. Unsure about adding a snail or oto. Also considering adding some mid-height/leafier plants in the large rock cluster.
Mr. Aqua 12 Gallon Bookshelf Rimless Tank - Low Iron Glass on Mr. Aqua Mat
Fluval Plant Spectrum Bluetooth LED (3.0), 46W, 36"
Eheim Ecco Pro 60 (2234)
JARDLI 13mm Glass Lily Pipe Jet Outflow & Inflow
Hydor Inline Heater 200W
Old AZOO CO2 Regulator System on 5lb tank w/ standard airline tubing and a couple check valves
GLA Inline Atomic CO2 Diffuser
Cheap Rhinox Glass Drop Checker w/ homemade 4dkh
Flourite Black 7 kg / 15.4 lbs (x2)
Dragon Stone (Ohko)
Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides)
EI dosing (GLA dry ferts)
(Ordered) 12 Celestial Pearl Danios, 15 Red Cherry Shrimp