Welcome to The World of Freshwater Tropical Fish

All you need to know about a freshwater tropical fish aquarium and how to buy tropical fish online. Here you can find all general tropical fish information in a easy to understand and practical to implement manner.

To set up and take care of your own fish tank is both very satisfying and rewarding. By following a few very simple guidelines you can maintain live aquarium fish easily and it only requires a couple of minutes each week.

When you want to breed with fish a higher level of maintenance and care is required. Generally because water quality needs to be better and fish needs to be separated at certain stages of breeding.

Get some tips on Tropical Fish Care that will keep your fish healthy and happy. The basis of good aquarium maintenance is a balance between over cleaning and under cleaning your fish tank.


Main types of tropical fish species suitable for a freshwater tropical fish aquarium.

Knowing the different types of tropical fish species when setting up a new aquarium or adding fish to your existing fish tank is important for the success of your home aquarium.

Freshwater tropical fish can range from very peaceful fish to very aggressive fish and everything in between. Something else to consider are the water parameters in which each individual type of fish is the most comfortable with.

Some fish when bought are very small but quickly grows to a very large size which can become a problem if you do not have a large enough aquarium for them. Feeding and breeding patterns are also different for almost each species.

Below is a list of the most common types of fish listed by family group.

LABYRINTH FISH – Gouramis and Bettas(fish that also breath air)
Dwarf Gourami
Betta Fish Care (Siamese Fighting Fish)
BICHIRS and REEDFISH – Butterflyfish
African Butterfly Fish
CATFISH – Cory Cats and Plecos
Bronze Corydoras
Panda Cory
Peppered Cory
Common Pleco
CHARACINS – Tetras, Hatchetfish and the Silver Dollar Fish
Black Neon Tetra
Black Skirt Tetra
Bleeding Heart Tetra
Bloodfin Tetra
Cardinal Tetra
Glowlight Tetras
Neon Tetra
Rummy Nose Tetra
Serpae Tetra
Marble Hatchet Fish
Silver Dollar Fish
CICHLIDS – Dwarf Cichlids and Large Cichlids
Angel Fish
Bolivian Ram Cichlid
Discus Fish
Convict Cichlids
Firemouth Cichlid
German Blue Ram
Jack Dempsey Fish
CYPRINIDS – Barbs, Danios and Rasboras
Rosy Barb
Tiger Barb
Tinfoil Barb
Giant Danio
Zebra Danio
Harlequin Rasbora
Bala Shark
Chinese Algae Eater
Clown Loach