Well I finally won the battle with the wifey. I convinced her to ditch the psychedelic colored gravel and decor and to go with something more natural. I picked up a 50lb bag of Quikrete Premium Play Sand at Home Depot for $3.52. I rinsed the sand about 8 times before I was satisfied with how clean it was.
I am very pleased with the look of it! I think my cories like it too! They were busy digging through the sand and checking out their new tank. Now for the pictures.
After (about 10 minutes after adding sand):
I love how the java moss attached to my barrels:
My peppered cories enjoying themselves in their new home:
I think I have enough left over to do my 30g long also. I will wait to see how this works out in my 10g before I do the 30g. What do you guys think?