Here is what I decided to do. I bought some MGOCPM. I spread it out on a box in the basement to shift through it to get the big stuff out.
Not much in it at all.
I had some black diamond that was already rinsed and ready to go.
So from there it was just a matter of emptying my tank out and getting it set back up.
I saw where ppl used the eggcrate to help stop gravel creep so I decided to do that also. I really like that idea.
I didn't take a pic of eggcrate but this is black diamond covering it.
Then I used about 1 and half inches of the potting mix and capped that with about a 1" of black diamond.
Then I add some of my plants and filled it up
By the end of the night I ended up with something like this
I didn't like how that looked so I added a black background and moved some of the plants around and came up with this setup
I know it kind of looks bare and I have thought about adding more plants but I want to see how these grow first then I will go from there.
This is the last pics of the tank
P.s. Any suggestions on what to change or add would be great!