1 power filter, all fake plants for now. Silica sand substrate (My first tank with sand!)
Do you homework. Cycle your tank. My roomate started a tank and stocked it full of fish two days after he set it up. Almost lost all of them. Again, do your homework.
all plastic for now
Falling back into the hobby after many years. I kept tropical fish as a kid and thought I'd give it another try. I just started a 10 gal.
Keeping anemones in a reef tank can be a challenge if you are not fully prepared.
Cultivating a nano tank can be an exciting challenge but unless you choose the right fish for your tank, you may be in trouble.
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.