48x13x20 tank, CoralLife Aqualight CF lighting, Hagen Fluval 305 canister, river gravel, river rocks, driftwood
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Test and ReTest all the time
Amazon Swords, bacopas, purple waffles, java ferns, wisterias.
You can't depend on your eyes if your imagination is not in focus
Started keeping fish since I was 10 yrs old. I am into fresh, salt water and ponds.
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.