all marineland penguin bio wheel filtration and all fake plants
Read a lot, and learn as much as possible! Used tanks are much cheaper if you can find them! Water changes are important...keeps your water clear and your fish happy :)
2 blind cave tetras, 2 albino bristlenose pleco, 5 gold barbs, 4 cherry barbs, 4 zebra danios, 5 x-ray tetras, 5 red eye tetras, 1 upside down catfish, 1 marbled angelfish, 1 common pleco, 3 demasoni cichlids, 2 bumblebee krabro cichlids, 3 red zebra cichlids... for now :)
Rainbow slate, basalt rock, fake plants, and driftwood
If you’re doing something else, and it works, keep doing it!!!
I started this hobby about 2 years ago.This is one out of the four aquariums I have. Its fun and its addicting! Its a bit of trial and error really.
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.