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Need ideas for filling in an Iwagumi Void

Hi everyone, I have setup a 10gal Iwagumi CRS tank 3 weeks ago. The DBT carpet is growing nicely. The DHG is growing slower but still nicely.

There is a section where the marimo ball is that is not planted yet. It is currently a void. I want to fill that gap with a plant that will complement the DBT carpet. From frontal view, the ball takes up much space but its actual barren surface area is a good 5''x5''

I'm thinking some type of moss but **what are other good carpeting plants that will either complement or provide contrast?** I want to plant it somehow so there aren't really any foreign objects in my tank. ( God forbid a copper leak) Although I like moss, I have no idea how to "plant" them or avoid having it grow on something.

This picture is from a week ago. The carpet has grown and my CRS moved in, fish taken out.

  • 10 gallon
  • Flourite Black Substrate
  • Aquaclear 50 with a prefilter and Purigen
  • Fluval CO2 system at 1 bubble every 2.3+ seconds.
  • Finnex Fugeray 16''
  • Flourish @ 2x a week 1ml
  • 17 CRS + 12 nerite snails
  • GH 7, KH 5, pH 7.4-6, All nitrogen levels are zero since this is a CRS tank.

P.S. Any suggestions for wallpaper for an Iwagumi? I can see my deranged cords through my CRYSTAL clear glass. Cable management suggestions?
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