65g acrylic tankBeamswork full spectrum LEDMarineLand biowheel HOB filterHeater- tube style suction cup 76FSubstrate and hardscape is Stratum, EcoComplete, and TX holey rock.
Google everything, join some great forums, and be patient
wisteria, rotala indica, pennywort, Christmas and java moss, anubias on driftwood, a mystery willow- bushy plant back left, frogbit, and a bit of dwarf hairgrass.
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.