150*50*50 cm (99 US GALLON), 30 GALLON sump Low tech, DIY Power LED (1 watt) 56 watts fixture
Cryptocoryne Usteriana Red, Sagittaria subulata, Cryptocoryne wendtii brown & green, Bucephalandra Angel Tears, Bucephalandra green wavy, JAVA FERN, Anubias (diff varieties), hydrocotyle tripartita, Bolbitis Heteroclita Difformis, Nymphaea Tiger Lotus (new), Rotala Rotundifolia, Pearlweed, Amazon swords, Pogostemon Helferi, Taiwan Moss.
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.