75 gallon planted tank:: Jungle Vals, Crystal Vals, Anubias Nana, Anubias Coffeefolia, Java Ferns, Java Moss, Willow Moss, Green Melon Sword, Ruffled Swords, Amazon Swords, Red Rubin Sword, Cryptocorynes Willisii Lucens, Cryptocorynes Wendtii Red, Cryptocorynes Balansae.
The tank is low-light and non-CO2-injected. Lighting: 130 W of 6,700K compact fluorescent lighting. Substrate: 100% Eco-Complete. Filtration: Rena Filstar XP3 + Eheim Aquaball powehead for better water circulation. Heating: 2 x 150W , Visi-Therm submersible heaters.
Keep your water clean and you'll be fine. And you know what that means! You people know who you are that I'm saying this to ... lol :o)
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." AND "Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi
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.