i live in a townhouse so i have no space for an aquarium. i got two nano tanks one is a 2.5g and other is a 10g. homemade 3 stage filter.
Learn from your mistakes!!!
got two false percs, one tomato, one royal gramma, and one blue hippo tang.
halameda and some other stuff, most anemones are illegal in hawaii!!!!!
got interested, started a nano, loved it, started even smaller nano. getting into skin diving, and fish collecting.
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.