8'x2'x2', with 150gal sump/refugium, oversized skimmer, 3 400w MH (10k to 20k left to right), carbon reactor, and lots of flow everywher. :)
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2 Blue tangs, 15" banded cat shark, sunset anthias, flame angel, 4 chromis (2 green, 2 black), 2 percula clowns, maroon clown, royal gramma, 2 pajama cardinals, tail spot blenny, pixy hawkfish, marine betta, and a huge male mandrin dragonet
Lots and lots of mixed softies, LPS, and trying to get more SPS
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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.