-55 gal All-Glass aquarium
-20 silk Sea Garden Plants
-43 lbs of African Root diftwood
-60 lbs of CarbiSea's Tahitian Moon Sand
-2x 150 watt Visi-Therm Heaters
-Emperor 400 Power Filter
-48" All-Glass Twin-Tube Strip
-2x 24" All-Glass canopies
-TetraTec DW96-2 Deep Water Pump
I'm only 20 y/o and this is my first freshwater aquarium since back in my pre-teen swordtails and platies days and even I now the value of regular water changes.
The tanks only 4 months old so go easy on me!
(1) 4 inch **Real** Red Texas
(1) 3 inch Texas
(15) Asian Golden Clams
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.