I haven't set up my tank yet, I'm researching first.
But I have a 25gallon "High" glass aquarium with an Eclipse combo hood and 150watt visi-therm heater. I have a long way to go.
I am a new Hobbyist.
My dad had built and maintained a 90 gallon system for years. Now it's my turn.
Anyone have any advice on what to buy and what I don't need right away?
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.