20 Gallon Tank Replanting My 20G - Suggestions and Advice Please!

mxnewss

My 20 Gallon lightly Planted Tank has an issue with algae (which I have addressed in a previous thread), some adjustments are being made to hopefully rid of it.
Which invites the opportunity to replant the tank, as the plants currently in the tank will all be removed and dipped in a bleach solution.

SUBSTRATE AND DIMENSIONS
L: 24 H: 14 W: 12 (inches)
About 1 inch of sand at the highest.
Which isn't sufficient for planting and makes it quite difficult.
- Should I add another layer of sand whilst the plants are all removed from the tank? -

LIGHTING
I have upgraded lighting and purchased the Finnex Planted+ ALC Series, which I expect to arrive in the coming weeks.

FERTILISERS
This tank is low tech and I intend on keeping it that way.
At the moment I use LCA Root Tabs and Seachem Flourish.
I would like to replace the Flourish as it leaves quite a potent smell in the water and I believe it is missing certain macros. Unfortunately, Thrive isn't available in Australia.
- Any suggestions on fertilisers? -

PLANTS

These are the plants which are currently in the tank:
- Amazon Sword
- Crypts
- Ludwigia
- Giant Ambulia
- Java Moss

The Swords and Ludwigia I will dip and return to the tank. As for the Crypts and Ambulia, I may remove them completely as they're too 'messy looking' for my liking.
The Java Moss is attached to a rock and will remain in the tank without being dipped.
Therefore, the Swords, Ludwigia and Java Moss will be the only plants in the tank, all of which are placed in the mid-ground of the tank.
I intend on increasing the amount of plants and planting the tank more densely, changing it from a lightly placed tank to moderately planted.
Any suggestions on suitable plants, placement, and any other advice would be greatly appreciated!
- Placement suggestions for the Swords and Ludwigia? -
- Suitable Foreground plants? -
- Suitable Background plants? -

- Any other suggestions and advice? -
 

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MyFishAddiction

Swords should go in the back.
 
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mxnewss

Moved some plants around and make some changes...

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LHAquatics

Dwarf aquarium Lillies!
 
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