55 Gallon Rectangle Glass
2 Eheim Classic Cannisters and Eheim Powerball
200 Watt Heater
Single Bulb 4' Hood Lighting
I've done Salt and Fresh. I'm back to Freshwater now.
Take your time. I do a 25% water change every week with vacuuming. Water is always crystal clear and chemically perfect.
1/2" Granite Substrate
2" - 3" River Rock various colors
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.