Standard 10 gallon pet store kit. Carbon filter, no CO2, first tank.
Don't waste your money on expensive fish until you have a healthy tank established.
1 x red tail shark (catfish), 1 x orange molly, 3 x glofish, 1 x cherry shrimp and 2 x ghost shrimp that are determined not to be eaten by the other fish.
java fern, moss, and anacharis
Hit hard, hit fast, hit often
I am an analyst, I will soon have two Siberian Huskies (i have one right now but will be getting a puppy this summer), my dad always had a fish tank when i was growing up but was never much into live plants, he didn't have the time for them.
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.