Filtration: Mud hang on (backpack) and a sump wet/dry.
2 things. Patience and Money.
Bird Wrasse, Christmas wrasse, Skunk grouper, hawaiian squirellfish, cowfish, lionfish,2 domino damsel, undulated trigger, velvet blue damsel, tomato clown, percula clown, snowflake eel, blue star, orange star, filefish, spotted boxfish, humu humu trigger, jumbo tiger harshell snail
Orange sponge, flower pot, red mushrooms, yellow leather, green tip anenome, carpet anenome, brown mushroom, purple urchin, brown urchin, burgundy bubble mushroom
I have owned this fish tank for 6 years.
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.