all glass 55 gallon aquarium. DIY CO2 injection. Penguin 150b and Whisper 60 power filters. 12 Discus Fish varying in size from 3" to 6".
keep at it and ask a lot of questions to your fellow hobbiest! the internet has a wealth of info, but it's better to chat with someone who has had the same experiences.
african rift lake cichlids, oscars, headstanders, bettas, and currently discus
too mamny plants to list. many swords, anubias, and moss species
information is worth little if it is not easily accessable and well organized
been keeping freshwater habitats for 16 years; hope to move onto a salt reef setup soon.
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.