3 year old
38G. AGA Tank
(2) 65w PC 10,000k+50/50
Ehiem 2224 (no bio, Chemi-Pure/Carbon/polishing pads)
Ehiem 2026 Mechanical Filter
Quarentine everything from fish to corals, esp. wild caught specimens.
More often then not you need to find what works for you.
Orange Spotted Rockshipper Blenny
Yasha Hase shrimp Goby
Inverts (besides hermits and snails):
Pr. Anemone "sexy" shrimp
Tiger Pistol Shrim
Tuxedo Sea Urchin
Blastomusso, Caulastrea, Claidella, Dendronepthiid, Duncanopsammia, Lobophytum, Plerogrya, Rhodactis Ricordea, Sacrophytum, Shrooms, Sinularia, Tubastrea, Tubinaria, Trachy Brain, Zoos...growing
I work at a LFS here in New England
I'v been keeping fish and reptiles for years. Recently I've also fallen into the realm of living vivariums as well.
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.