48x20x12.5 all glass with four 18" 15 watt life glow full spectrum bulbs, dual casrtridge filter, and a neptune 200 w heater.
Being that i'm a new hobbyist myself I would say be patient and listen to the professionals. "they know and we don't"
Two Discus, Two Koi Angel Fish, Three Blueberry Tetra, Eight Blue Longfin Danio,and Six Otto Cats to clean the algea
I have 3 Dwarf Sagittaria, 2 Red Rubin, 1 Mint Charlie, and 1 Sword Plant.
Good to be alive!!!
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.