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Am i doing this right? DSM

so i just got all my plants the other day (all tissue cultures) used a 3% peroxide solution and cleaned the entire tank and sprayed the stones also. using ultum nature contro soil as the substrate. just kinda ploped the hc on top of the substrate, for the Staurogyne Repens i did make sure to actually plant the roots into the substrate and same for Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini. i made sure to thoroughly spray the substrate before the plants went in (no pooling of water but substrate is saturated thoroughly). All TC growing medium was rinsed off in a sanitized bowl with r.o water and gloved hands. i have saran wrap over the top about 80% and have the tank lid covered except for maybe half inch across the front to allow air flow. temp inside the tank is 70-75 and humidity of 80-85% keeping the lights on for about 14 hours a day.

just want to make sure im on the right track? do i need to completely cover the tank with the saran or do i keep a vent open like i have been?

Thanks in advance

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