5 years SW Reef experience
16month old Mixed primarily SPS.
2x 250w Phoenix 14K Halides, 2x 54w T5 HO Actinic+, 2 Seio 1500gph PH's, 55g sump w/refugium.
29g secondary display refugium housing RedSea pulsing Xenia, 2 True Perc Clowns.
Octopus NW200 skimmer, Phosban reactor running GFO 24/7
Nothing good happens quickly in a reef tank. Start slow, get an RO/DI to make your own water and research every single fish, coral and invert before you buy it.
Pair of Goldstripe Maroon Clowns,Ornate Leopard Wrasse, Bipartitus Leopard Wrasse, Hi-Fin Goby & Randall's Pistol shrimp, Hector's Goby, Chromis
16 Acropora species, 3 Montipora Species, Favia, Ricordia, Paly's, Zoa's, 2 Maxima Clams, Frogspawn
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.