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Rescaping a 4.5 gallon nano

Hi all,

I'm looking to rescape my 4.5 g rimless nano tank. I"m okay on mine now but I think I learned with such a small tank I need to relax on the hardscape and make more room for plants and have more water volume. My tank currently has volcanic rock and a piece of wood that casts a mighty shadow, as well as a good amount of sand. This time around I think I'm only going to do a small piece of wood and really get the plants to flourish. My plan is to use:

My 4.5 gallon tank
Aquaclear 20 with biomedia and sponge (carbon or no carbon?)
Fluval Nano 3.0
Paintball co2? Excel?
Weekly dosing of UNS all in one fertilizer -
UNS Controsoil - 3mm or 1mm?
Additional root tabs and fertilizers on soil?

If anyone has any edits or comments to the planned equipment or hardscape material that would be greatly appreciated. I would love to carpet a plant, I was imagining hairgrass but I'm open to suggestions. I also would like to keep my dwarf sagg, maybe some stauregyn repens, some Syngonanthus Rio Negro, and maybe some blyxa japonica. Looking for any advice here on anything that looks wrong with this, and any suggestions for better success.

Thanks in advance,
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