yeah the right substrate is key. if you hvae somethign likke sand, it will rot due to no water flow. Eco Complete is great because of its varying size. grevel is also pretty good if its not too terribly big or sharp BUT you know the best and easiest plants out there are really common, low light and they have exposed root systems. for example Java Fern lives on drift wood or rocks, Anubis of any sort also have above gravel roots that cling to structures... Java Moss doesnt even have roots.
all of them take low lighting conditions and low nutrients too. regular water changes replace anythign they need nutritionally. they also arent tasty to fish or shrimp.
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