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Nice start, I like the wood/fern/anubias combination. I hope the sagittaria doesn't grow to hide it. I like the plant grouping at the right but it currently looks a little squished into the side. I think as it fills in and the center of the mass moves a bit to the left it will feel better balanced.
 

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It's filling in very nicely and the right side looks more balanced now and not squished. Don't let those dwarf sag block the view of what's behind them! They can take over completely and your plantings behind them are too attractive to lose sight of. :)
 

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I normally remove the snails manually. I'll put a piece of sinking fish food or blanched zucchini or cucumber in a net or cup and set it on the bottom of the tank in the evening. In an hour or two (or the next morning) I can remove the net/cup and all the snails the bait attracted without them dropping back into the tank. I have loaches in a couple of my tanks and they keep the snail populations down. I wouldn't add loaches if I didn't specifically want them as some are very rambunctious and can bother more sedentary fish.

For foregrounds I think Echinodorus tenellus would work as a shorter substitute for the Sag. Also, check the Plantfinder and select "Foreground" in the "Aquascape Placement" category on the right for a list of possible plants to see if there's anything else you like that will work with your tank parameters.
 

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They snails may be finding too much other food in the tank to be interested in the cucumber because what you did should work. If the cup is deep it might work better to put it on its side so the snails have easier access.
 

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You could try loaches to eat your snails but they might be too boisterous for your other fish. My kuhli loaches keep the ramshorn population down but do nothing with the MTS. My yoyo loaches are better snail hunters and I have very few surviving snails in their tank. They are very active though and dash around the tank all the time, riding the currents, playing tag, body checking other fish. I'm glad I planned on the tank being an active tank anyway. I haven't tried keeping any other loaches so I don't know if their is another type of loach that would be more appropriate for what you need.
 
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