25 gallon, with a ton of hideouts especially for the pleco and the convicts. I have baby convicts but they sleep in the fake plants.
go fever is a no no.
25 gal:8 convicts, 2 sterba's cory cats, 1 pleco, 5 tiger barb, 4 oscars, 3 bala sharks, 2 pictus catfish, 1 betta.55: 3 blue Discus, ghost knife, clown loach, pitcus cat, pleco.
25gal: all my plants are fake.
i love fish.
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.