So I ran out to my LFS to see what other plants I could cram in there, and guess what they had? The stupid rotala wallichi. The real one. They had the plant that I received as r wallichi, and they had it labeled as Red Foxtail. Great, they sent me a cheap plant.
Still not sure what I'm doing with the foxtail yet. I have it now, so I want to work with it, but now I have a good deal of red in my tank. It isn't the prettiest red either. It'll probably end up just hanging out next to the emersed ludwigia cuba for a while until I get my ten gallon up and going.
I'll be actually planting everything on Sunday, which is water change day. I'll update pictures then
An update on the snails: I love
these things! Not only are they super cute, they are polishing the anubias leaves and tank walls of and GDA/GSA that's there. These guys are real workhorses. They make the ramshorns and MTS look completely useless.