I’ve read aloe plants need direct sun, i had mine in direct sun for a little bit and they got burned (turned a brownish color) so now i keep them in bright indirect sunlight and they’re thriving.
water until water comes out of the drainage hole, then allow the first inch of soil or so to dry out completely before watering again.
cactus potting mix and pots with drainage holes
When aloe plants are happy they produce baby plants that will shoot up through the soil. both of the aloe plants in the pots pictured began with just one plant and now there are multiple in each pot