After many months of forum reading I've finally got my tank together.
Stage one, mega-cloudy water and hardscape
Stage 2, Plants!
Stage 3, clearer water.
Still looks a bit scruffy at the moment. I'm not sure how well the corkscrew Vallis is going to do cos its dying off quite a bit and the lighting is fairly low (2 x 30w). The plants were chosen because they're what was available in my LFS, so I'll be looking to change and add some more in future depedning on what does well.
Here's the stats:
Began cycling about a 4 days ago with a couple of shrimp
Nitrite 0.25 ppm
47G Juwel Rio 180 tank
2 x 30 W Day Lite and Warm Lite tubes
Pool filter sand
Eheim 2215 (though it's not currently in action as i'm awaiting a spare part that i broke when setting it up - oops)
A Crypt of some sort
Corkscrew and giant vallisneria