In the fish world...Bigger is better! Topfin 60 filter, 150 wat Heater, 45gph powerhead, and T8 bulb.
Watch your fish closely.
(6) Anubis plants.
Messed with tanks my whole life. Didn't take it seriously (aka put money into it) until now. Ive scene a so many tanks look the same. I'm really interested in unusual tanks and fish.
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.