Top-Fin 18-Gallon tall tank (74°F),
Cyro Industries Acrylite FF ¼" acrylic cover,
All-Glass 15W 18" fluorescent strip-light,
Tetra Whisper PF-40i 170 GPH filter,
Ebo Jager 125W submersible heater,
AA-Aquarium 9W UV sterilizer,
Colorado Aggregate epoxy-coated natural gravel,
Top-Fin driftwood decoration,
Top Fin silicone air-line tubing,
Bakker Magnetics 125 Mag-Float cleaner,
AQT3000 3W air-pump (to be upgraded),
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Freshwater Master Test Kit
Educate yourself, buy top-quality fish & equipment.
SeaGarden Brown Balansae, Broad Leaf Ludwigia, Halophila Engelmannii, & Caulerpa Verticellata plants
If God had intended us to drink beer, he would have given us stomachs.
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.