light:2 96w compacts 10k/65k
press.co2 and liquid dosing
the photos after a few weeks set up...needs more time to fill in 4/2013
research and try try try. failing is learning the hardway. do your best to do it right the first time vs doing wrong five times
plants:various amazon swords, crypts, glossostigma, giant and twisted vals, and ludwigia.
fish keeping since 7 years old, worked at various fish stores, BS in Marine Biology
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.