46gal Bowfront, Marineland 200 bio-wheel filter, dual air pump, 150w heater, natural sand substrate, 2 18" T5 flouresent lights.
Education is the key. Read, read, and read some more before you do anything.
Java Fern's, Anubis's, Hygrophilia Compacta
Keep it simple stupid.
Also have a 8.8gal hexagon tank for glofish. 6 tetra, 4 danio, and 2 albino cory. All glofish in assorted colors. All fake decor with black/neon gravel, 15w heater, single airpump and Aqueon 20 filter.
In stressful times, having a home aquarium could be a benefit.
Learn the arguments for choosing to set-up either a freshwater or saltwater aquarium.
Popular as prizes at carnivals and state fairs, goldfish are known for their orange-gold coloration, but they actually come in many colors and patterns.