20 Gallon long 30" x 12" x 12".
Has a tetra 40 whisper filter. I used CaribSea Floromax Midnight plant substrate.
Buy plants that grow quickly to reduce the amount of ammonia and nitrates so that the build up of them does not kill your fish.
Water Sprite, Narrow Leaf Java Fern, Pygmy Chain Sword, Dwarf Saggittaria, Ludwigia Repens, crypt wendtii green, Anubias nana petite, bacopa caroliniana
Keepin' It Fresh Like a Produce Stand
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.