Egyptian themed reef, 48" x 18", T-5 Quad lighting, Fluval 406 filtration. Protein Skimmer
The most important advice is to have fun. It is a lot of work; however, once it is established there is nothing more enjoyable to watch.
Variety of Coral Fragments, (names unknown), there are three Emerald Crabs, a Skunk Striped Shrimp, and three large snails, 4 medium snails and seven small snails that hitchhiked on the live rock.
Knowledge is not what you know, it is how fast can you fine the information.
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.