fish tank is 4ft x 2ft x2ft using one external canister and 1 internal filter all hidden within and behind the rock wall. background was self made and inbuilt in the tank.
have fun and make your tank unique. Make the environment suit the fish, not yourself.
Java moss / fern
you do not have to like your tank as long as the fish do
i had fish when i was growing up and have recently started constructing rock backgrounds. This adventure took about 3 week to build. I enjoy watching fish act as normal as possible.
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.