American and African Cichlids 150 GallonsTank:
Sand Substrate, 4 pieces of real wood, 3 plastic wood pieces, 1 reptile cave, rocks, 2 x Astro Filters, 2x halogen tube (big boy), 2 X 150W Jager heaters
1x 8" Jack Dempsey
1x 4" Firemouth
1x 9" Grey Bichir
2x 2" Bolivian Ram
2x 3" Juvenile Malawi Blue Dolphin
2x 4" Marbled Angel
5x Big Congo Tetra
3x Big Plecos
1x Red Severum
Keep it clean!
Vallisneria and others
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.