Today I picked up a small piece of slate and a new plant to help spruce up the 28-gallon tank. A few plants were rearranged and the algae was scrubbed off the front and side panels of the tank.
The new, yet unidentified, background plant:
This tank looks so bare. Hopefully once the lighting situation is under control, the plants will grow a little faster than the algae. There's a generic bulb in one of the strips that casts an unattractive yellow hue on the whole tank, so eventually I hope to replace it with a Flora-Sun bulb.