56 Gallon Equip: 2 Magnum 350s, Marineland Penguin 200 w/biowheel, National Geo IFS20, 1 heater, DIY Co2, and two 65000K hang-on bulbs.
Vals-Vallisneria americana, Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis), Ludwigia Needle Leaf (Ludwigia arcuat, Rotala Indica (Rotala indica), Cardamine Lyrata
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it's always your choice.-Wayne Dyer
Started with a ten gallon and went with a 150 Gal. Now I have a 56.
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.