Species Spotlight

Snakeskin Gourami

Snakeskin Gourami

The Snakeskin Gourami is a peaceful and relatively hardy fish.

Powder Blue Dwarf Gourami

Powder Blue Dwarf Gourami

The Powder Blue dwarf Gourami is the attractive colour morph of the Dwarf Gourami.

Gold Gourami

Gold Gourami

The Gold Gourami makes excellent community fish with others of the same size, but their temperament becomes more aggressive as they achieve adulthood.

Samurai Gourami

Samurai Gourami

The Samurai Gourami is a small, shy, and extremely timid species that thrives best in dim lighting.

Moonlight Gourami

Moonlight Gourami

The Moonlight Gourami is a hardy aquarium fish for both beginners and experienced fish keepers.

Three Spot Gourami

Three Spot Gourami

The Three Spot Gourami is calm, and a laid back species full of personality and playfulness, and they will express minimal amounts of aggression.

Licorice Gourami

Licorice Gourami

Licorice Gourami is a unique, beautiful small labyrinth fish that is very shy and peaceful and should be kept with there own species or fish of similar size that shares a mild temperament.

Honey Gourami

Honey Gourami

The Honey Gourami is a peaceful, shy, and attractive little fish that should only be kept in community tanks with plants and other mild fish.

Mbu Pufferfish

Mbu Pufferfish

A favourite among experienced aquarists, Pufferfish are lovely to raise, and many consider the puffer to be one of the most appealing species to keep.

Sparkling Gourami

Sparkling Gourami

The Sparkling Gourami is a peaceful, calm little fish, ideal for small planted tanks.

Pink Kissing Gourami

Pink Kissing Gourami

This species of Gourami is known as the Kissing Gourami because of the way they kiss each other as well as other fish in your tank.

Dawn Tetra

Dawn Tetra

The Dawn Tetra is a hardy and undemanding, very active fish and remarkably aggressive towards fish that are slower moving, similar in size or smaller; therefore, they are not suitable for the community tank.

Ruby Tetra

Ruby Tetra

The Ruby Tetra is a beautiful, small fish that has a Peaceful disposition with other fish and invertebrates.

Black Phantom Tetra

Black Phantom Tetra

The black phantom tetra is a peaceful, very active schooling fish and an excellent choice for any community aquarium.

Green Spotted Pufferfish

Green Spotted Pufferfish

The Green Spotted Pufferfish has an aggressive nature which limits its ability to be housed with other fish so therefore is not suitable for the community tank.

Spotted Blue Eye Rainbowfish

Spotted Blue Eye Rainbowfish

The Spotted Blue Eye Rainbowfish is a small good looking, peaceful and timid species and must be kept in groups or they will become skittish and feel intimidated.

Pentazona Barb

Pentazona Barb

The Pentazona barb is a small attractive non-aggressive, peaceful and active schooling fish that is usually kept in groups of 5 or more.

Green Tiger Loach

Green Tiger Loach

Tiger Loaches can be aggressive and should not be kept with much smaller fishes as its size, and its playful nature may threaten them.

Silver Flying Fox

Silver Flying Fox

The Silver Flying Fox is known for the subtle pattern on its body and the elongate, slender shark-like fish, their dynamic nature, and devouring appetite for various types of nuisance algae.

Golden Zebra Loach

Golden Zebra Loach

The Golden Zebra Loach is a peaceful, friendly, and extremely curious and are well suited for the community tank.

Colombian Redfin Tetra

Colombian Redfin Tetra

The Colombian Redfin Tetra is commonly a hardy, adaptable and active fish and it fairs well in a community aquarium.

Tinfoil Barb

Tinfoil Barb

Tinfoil Barbs are highly attractive, peaceful, active community fish when young, but these fish will grow rapidly and soon reach up to 35cm.

Glowlight Tetra

Glowlight Tetra

The Glowlight Tetra is a small and slender, attractive, peaceful, shoaling fish and its friendly and active disposition as well as its ease of care makes it an ideal, and famous fish for the community aquarium.

Peacock Gudgeon

Peacock Gudgeon

The Peacock Gudgeon is an amazingly attractive, peaceful and unique freshwater fish.

Polka Dot Loach

Polka Dot Loach

Polka Dot Loaches can be reasonably boisterous and are best kept in communities of fast-swimming, strong, small to medium-sized fishes.

Spanner Barb

Spanner Barb

The Spanner barb is a hardy, active and relatively peaceful fish although it can be a little boisterous and may chase some fishes; however, if the aquarium is large enough it will make an ideal fish for the community aquarium.

Red Base Tetra

Red Base Tetra

The Red Base Tetra is an active, peaceful shoaling fish and will thrive in a community aquarium as long as it is not kept with very boisterous or much larger tankmates.

Twosaddle Corydoras

Twosaddle Corydoras

The Two Saddle Corydoras are a popular social fish and should be kept in small groups.

X Ray Tetra

X Ray Tetra

The X-Ray Tetra is an easy, peaceful fish that can adapt to a wide range of water parameters, are hardy, and they can tolerate other species.

Peppered Corydoras

Peppered Corydoras

The peppered Corydoras is one of the more popular types of Corydoras because it is very hardy, resistant and adapts to a wide range of water parameters, making this an ideal candidate for a beginner aquarist and the community tank.

Yoyo Loach

Yoyo Loach

The Yoyo Loach is a very active and friendly fish that makes an excellent addition to any community aquarium.

Snakeskin Barb

Snakeskin Barb

The Snakeskin Barb is a small, active, peaceful species that will make great additions to the planted or community aquarium with other temperate species.

Rainbow Tetra

Rainbow Tetra

The Rainbow Tetra is uncommon and rare in the hobby, but they are a beautiful, hardy, and a peaceful shoaling species.

Dwarf Chain Loach

Dwarf Chain Loach

The Dwarf Chain Loach is one of the most handsome Botia type loaches in the aquarium hobby and is deemed to be one of the smallest in its class and can adjust to a variety of different water conditions.

Chilli Rasbora

Chilli Rasbora

The Chili Rasbora is one of the most petite tropical fish in the aquarium hobby.

Pygmy Corydoras

Pygmy Corydoras

The Pygmy Corydoras is a peaceful, hardy and small fish, relatively common and quite popular in the aquarium hobby as they make a great addition to smaller tanks as well as community tanks as long as you think carefully when choosing their tank mates.

Phoenix Tetra

Phoenix Tetra

The Phoenix Tetra is an active, peaceful, hardy, undemanding, and non-aggressive fish, that are continuously darting around the tank showing off to one another.

Panda Corydoras

Panda Corydoras

Panda Corydoras are very peaceful and are quite popular fish for the community aquarium and make good tank mates for similarly sized species.

Bronze Corydoras

Bronze Corydoras

The Bronze Corydoras is a small, peaceful freshwater catfish that has become quite popular in the home aquarium.

Leopard Corydoras

Leopard Corydoras

The Leopard Corydoras is frequently confused with the Corydoras julii.

Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish

Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish

The Dwarf Neon Rainbowfish is a small, peaceful, intelligent, beautiful and above all, spirited fish.

Malaysian Trumpet Snail

Malaysian Trumpet Snail

Malaysian Trumpet Snails are a peaceful, tropical freshwater species of aquarium snail.

Red Rainbowfish

Red Rainbowfish

The Red Rainbowfish is one of the more significant varieties of their kind.

Chinese High Fin Banded Shark

Chinese High Fin Banded Shark

The Hi-Fin Banded Shark has beautiful divergent colours, and the juveniles are stunning.

Rosy Barb

Rosy Barb

Rosy Barbs are quite popular amongst aquarium hobbyists and are readily available.

Melon Barb

Melon Barb

The Melon Barb is an active, peaceful, good looking fish that will make an ideal resident of the community aquarium.

Ember Tetra

Ember Tetra

The Ember Tetra is a gorgeous fish that will light up any aquarium.

Leopard Danio

Leopard Danio

The Leopard Danio is a very hardy, friendly, peaceful and attractive fish.

Boesemans Rainbowfish

Boesemans Rainbowfish

The Boeseman's rainbowfish is an active, peaceful species and will not pursue smaller tankmates, that and their mouth and throat is too little to be able to swallow them.

Red Line Lizard Tetra

Red Line Lizard Tetra

The Red Line Lizard Tetras are a scarce, peaceful, enjoyable, medium-sized freshwater fish that grows up to 9cm long.

Bristlenose Pleco

Bristlenose Pleco

The Bristlenose is one of the smallest species of catfish.

Opaline Gourami

Opaline Gourami

Opaline Gourami is a peaceful, calm, attention-seeking and interesting fish with unique colours.

Bala Shark

Bala Shark

Due to their peaceful and hardy nature, Bala Sharks do well in a large community aquarium.

Rainbow Shark

Rainbow Shark

Rainbow sharks are some of the most attractive aquarium fish.

Threadfin Rainbowfish

Threadfin Rainbowfish

The Threadfin Rainbowfish is a small fish which holds excellent appeal.

Tiger Barb

Tiger Barb

Tiger Barbs are very popular in the aquarium hobby.

Diamond Tetra

Diamond Tetra

Diamond Tetras are a peaceful shoaling fish that visually improves as it matures.

Saddleback Loach

Saddleback Loach

The Saddleback Hillstream Loach is a scarce and beautiful species.

Cardinal Sulawesi Shrimp

Cardinal Sulawesi Shrimp

Cardinal Sulawesi Shrimp is one of the most underappreciated species of freshwater shrimp.

Neon Tetra

Neon Tetra

The Neon Tetra is a prevalent aquarium fish.

Bamboo Shrimp

Bamboo Shrimp

Bamboo Shrimp make an unusual addition to a community aquarium and are a favourite amongst shrimp fans.

Dwarf Pufferfish

Dwarf Pufferfish

The Dwarf Pufferfish is one of the cutest freshwater species and the smallest Pufferfish in the aquarium hobby, and more hobbyists are starting to consider getting them.

Kuhli Loach

Kuhli Loach

Kuhli Loaches are a peaceful fish and relatively hardy, and can adapt to a variety of water parameters, and prefer to be kept in schools of 3 or more.

Assassin Snail

Assassin Snail

The Assassin snail is relatively hardy, but it naturally requires good water quality.

Bloodfin Tetra

Bloodfin Tetra

Bloodfin Tetras are friendly, active, hardy, and relatively peaceful fish, and will make a great addition to a community aquarium.

Hillstream Loach

Hillstream Loach

The Butterfly Hillstream Loach is a great looking, peaceful, small and very unusual fish that deserves more attention than they currently get.

Odessa Barb

Odessa Barb

Odessa Barbs are a peaceful, hardy, undemanding and very active fish.

Dwarf Gourami

Dwarf Gourami

The Dwarf Gourami is a majestic looking freshwater fish.

Bumblebee Goby

Bumblebee Goby

The Bumblebee Goby is small and peaceful and has beautiful bright colouring, and prove to be relatively popular to the advanced aquarist.

Hockeystick Pencilfish

Hockeystick Pencilfish

Hockeystick Pencilfish are calm, shy and friendly, but they do not make an ideal community fish because of their small size and rather timid nature.

Gold Barb

Gold Barb

The gold barb is a hardy, peaceful fish that can tolerate a vast range of water parameters; they are very colourful and get along with most tank mates, making it an ideal fish for beginners.

Dwarf Pencilfish

Dwarf Pencilfish

The Dwarf Pencilfish is the smallest fish of this species.

Paradise Fish

Paradise Fish

The Paradise fish are very hardy, stunning, brightly coloured and add more activity to the aquarium with their interesting behaviours.

Chocolate Gourami

Chocolate Gourami

Chocolate Gouramis are slow-moving with a gentle and shy nature, and will quickly be frightened or defeated for food by more abundant or more rowdy tankmates.

Lemon Tetra

Lemon Tetra

The Lemon Tetra is a peaceful easy to take care of small fish that can adapt in many different water conditions making it an ideal fish for the community tank.

Buenos Aires Tetra

Buenos Aires Tetra

The Buenos Aires Tetra is a relativity peaceful, hardy and active fish that is good for the beginner hobbyist, and a community aquarium.

Forktail Blue Eye Rainbowfish

Forktail Blue Eye Rainbowfish

The Forktail Blue-eye Rainbowfish is a small, hardy, adaptable and peaceful species and is easy to keep making them ideal for beginner aquarists as well as more advanced aquarists.

Black Ruby Barb

Black Ruby Barb

The Ruby Barb is a gorgeously coloured, peaceful, small fish that is well suited to any community aquarium with many other fish species.

Rummy Nose Tetra

Rummy Nose Tetra

The Rummy-nose tetra is a torpedo-shaped fish, and its body colour is a translucent silvery colour with a greenish tint.

Coral Red Pencilfish

Coral Red Pencilfish

The Coral Red Pencilfish is one of the most attractive species of pencilfish.

Black Banded Leporinus

Black Banded Leporinus

The Banded Leporinus is one of the most popular and vividly coloured of this species of fish.

Glass Catfish

Glass Catfish

Glass Catfish is a freshwater ray-finned fish of the catfish family.

Emperor Tetra

Emperor Tetra

The Emperor Tetra has a genuinely majestic appearance, and an affable personality to match.

Bleeding Heart Tetra

Bleeding Heart Tetra

The Bleeding Heart Tetra is a relatively hardy, active and peaceful fish but can be quite shy.

Santa Maria Endler

Santa Maria Endler

Santa Maria Endlers are a hybrid Endler, a cross of the species Poecilia reticulata and P.

Orange Rili Shrimp

Orange Rili Shrimp

Orange rili shrimp are well known in the hobby for their algae control, waste management and their attractive colours.

Zebra Danio

Zebra Danio

Zebra Danios are a favourite of hobbyists because of their ease of care their charm and their grace.

Glowlight Danio

Glowlight Danio

Glowlight Danios are very peaceful, stunning fish, making them an ideal resident of a community tank.

Cherry Barb

Cherry Barb

Cherry barbs are one of the most sought after barb species to keep in a community aquarium as it is peaceful, hardy and non-demanding and is not aggressive or nippy.

Serpae Tetra

Serpae Tetra

The Serpae Tetra is an active, hardy and brightly coloured fish.

Penguin Tetra

Penguin Tetra

The Penguin Tetra is a peaceful, hardy and adaptable fish.

Blue Diamond Rili Shrimp

Blue Diamond Rili Shrimp

Blue Rili Shrimp make an appealing and functional addition to any freshwater aquarium as they are scavengers and graze on naturally occurring algae as well as debris.

Sucking Loach

Sucking Loach

The sucking loach is robust, hardy and can adapt to a wide range of water varieties so this will make an excellent addition to the aquarium, but only if it is kept with the correct tank mates.

Blue Star Endlers

Blue Star Endlers

Blue Star Endlers are hardy, adaptable, and peaceful.

Yellow Tiger Endler

Yellow Tiger Endler

Yellow Tiger Endlers was developed by a man called Adrian Hernandez who took wild Endlers and crossed them with captive fancy guppies and invented this particular strain.

Guppies

Guppies

The Guppy, also known as million fish, is one of the worlds most widely circulated tropical freshwater fish and one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish species, for both beginners and experienced hobbyists alike.

Zebra Pleco

Zebra Pleco

The zebra pleco is a beautiful and unusual species of catfish.

White Cloud Mountain Minnow

White Cloud Mountain Minnow

White Cloud Mountain Minnows are small, active, colourful fish.

Clown loach

Clown loach

The Clown Loach is quite popular and well-known in the aquarium hobby due to its personality and bold markings.

Adolfos Catfish

Adolfos Catfish

Adolfo's Cory is an eye-catching, very uncommon and attractively marked they are ideally suited to smaller softwater tanks.

Harlequin Rasbora

Harlequin Rasbora

The Harlequin rasbora is a small, peaceful and playful fish.

Bloody Mary Shrimp

Bloody Mary Shrimp

Bloody Marys are very social and peaceful and can be kept with different shrimp and fish species in the same tank.

Red Eye Tetra

Red Eye Tetra

The red-eye tetra is an easy species to keep and adds a touch of elegance in a community aquarium with its metallic colour, dynamic energy, and signature red eye.

Drape Fin Barb

Drape Fin Barb

The Drape Fin barb got their name for their spectacular large dorsal fins of adult males.

Pearl Gourami

Pearl Gourami

Pearl Gouramis are one of the most common and popular fish to keep in an aquarium.

Amano Shrimp

Amano Shrimp

The Amano shrimp will be ok with any range of temperatures and can be kept outside in garden ponds in frost-free areas.

Crystal Red Shrimp

Crystal Red Shrimp

Crystal Red Shrimp is a beautiful and popular species of small freshwater shrimp.

Congo Tetra

Congo Tetra

The Congo Tetra is a timid but incredibly beautiful fish.

Red Tail Black Shark

Red Tail Black Shark

The Red Tail Black Shark falls into the same family as carp and minnows.

Celestial Pearl Danio

Celestial Pearl Danio

The vibrant colours and peaceful nature of the Galaxy Rasbora make them extremely popular.

Mascara Barb

Mascara Barb

Mascara barbs have pinky-red colouration around their snout and fins, and a blue line under the eyes hence the name, they are a silvery colour with an almond-shaped black spot on the caudal peduncle and red and black tips to the tail fin.

Nerite Snail

Nerite Snail

Zebra Nerite snails are probably the most sought after snail for your aquarium.

Rabbit Snail

Rabbit Snail

Rabbit snails can differ in appearance; they have a cone-shaped shell that ranges from delicate porcelain-like to heavily sculptured surfaces.

Denison Barb

Denison Barb

The Denison Barb is long torpedo-shaped fish (hence one of its other popular names "Torpedo Barb") which grow up to 6 inches in length.

Cardinal Tetra

Cardinal Tetra

The Cardinal tetra is arguably the world's most popular aquarium fish species.

Black Widow Tetra

Black Widow Tetra

The Black Widow Tetra is a peaceful, hardy, active and easy to care for fish, they can adapt to a wide variety of different water parameters, making it a popular species to have in an aquarium.