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Species of Aquarium Fish

Most aquarium fish fit into one of the categories below, but some don't. For the full list please see the alphabetical fish index, or search for fish by country of origin.

click here for the catfish species list click here for the characin species list click here for the barb, danio and rasbora species list

Catfish

Characins

Cyprinids

click here for the cichlid species list click here for the killifish species list click here for the anabantid species list

Cichlids

Killifish

Labyrinth fish

click here for the loach species list click here for the livebearer species list click here for the rainbowfish species list

Loaches

Livebearers

Rainbowfish








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Fishkeeping Facts and Tips

Great first fish! Livebearers are unlike other fish in that they do not lay eggs; the young develop inside the mother and when born are significantly larger than the offspring of similarly sized egglayers. Species such as the guppy, platy and swordtail are incredibly prolific and are some of the best known, and most colouful aquarium species


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