Thanks for all the welcome and sorry for being away so long! The tank is doing wonderfully now, I will post some updated pics soon.
As for the chemical levels, I've been getting the water tested by my LFS
and they have said that so far it seems fine, my cycle is done and Amonia/Nitrite/Nitrate are at 0 (or very low), and pH was at 8.1. I hope to get some test kits soon so I can test myself, but money has been very tight as of late so I've just been trusting the LFS
for the tests (bad idea I know, but as a college student, there's no other way out).
Anyhow, updated pics soon!