40 breeder Planted low techFinnex fuge ray planted plus 36" / fluval Eco bright 24" Sun sun 303b canister filter/ air powered sponge filter 60lbs fluval plant substrate Toms surface skimmer canister intake Tetra whisper 30-60 gal air pump
Do your research and don't be afraid to fail trial and error is the best way to learn
Italian vall. Java fern temple compacta ocelot sword hygro fern Staurogyne repens and some unknown tall stem plant (front right)
I have 3 mollies 9 harlequin rasboras 9 glow light tetras. 2 albino Cory cats 7 black racer nerite snails
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.