Yes that sounds good. No matter how much live or base you start with its all live in the end. I guess it's whatever fits your budget kind of thing not really a issue with having a healthy tank after it's all said and done.
Feed your Filtration
Give it to Porc Chop he'll eat anything!!!!!
"This is my tank and these other fish just live in it"
^ Quoted from Porc Chop^