Column style tank. 30 x 18 x 24
Marineland 200W Heater
Marineland Penguin 200 Filter
2 Light strips
Assorted fake plants
Crushed Coral Substrate
Try it. If it doesn't work, learn from it.
1 Melanochromis sp. "Brown"
1 Metriaclima Greshakei
1 Pseudotropheus Demasoni (Pombo Rocks)
3 Labidochromis Caeruleus
3 Hemichromis Guttatus
4 Tiger Barb
1 Odessa Barb
1 Golden Algae Eater
I enjoy the water and decided to get a tank. Everything I've learned has been through trial and error.
I eventually would like to have a planted tank with Tetras and maybe Discus.
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.