55 Gallon tank, Eheim 2217, 200W Marineland Stealth heater, 60 lbs of Whisper 60 air pump, about 35-40lbs of lace rock, 36" bubble wand
Do the research to get through the Cycling phase and your good to go!
10 Mbuna's total. 1 juvenile Demasoni, 2 Pseudotropheus Acei, 2 Labidochromis Caeruleus (Yellow labs), 2 Melanochromis Auratus (Females), 1 Pseudotropheus crabro, 2 unknown Melanochromis species
My First African tank, VERY CooL
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.