55 gal, limerock, river stones and rocks that were extra in my mom's pond, gravel bottom
i would give advice, but at the time i am a new hobbyist therfore i have none to give, but i am excepting any from experienced people.
My beef strong
paramedic firefighter, i love watching fish, figure i'd get my own to observe, especially after a great head change
When you see signs of stress in your fish, you can then take steps to identify the source of that stress and then to resolve it before it becomes a major issue.
If you're looking for a unique way to stock your new tank, give freshwater shrimp a try.
If your fish is suffering, you may want to consider euthanasia as an option to humanely end his pain.