55 gallon with 3D custom rock background with live Amazon swords and other plants. Discus Fish (4) + 1 pleco.
Just enjoy the whole process, as long as it takes to get it right, it will be amazing when it all comes together.
Checkerboard Discus, Turquoise Blue Discus, Snakeskin Discus, Red Panda Discus
Amazon Swords, Java Ferns, Anubias
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.