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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

What fish are good community fish? There is no absolute answer to this, but in general a community tank should contain only species that will tolerate each others behaviour, are approximately the same size, eat the same foods, and accept the same water conditions. Hardy tank bred fish that have adapted somewhat to local water conditions, and have no special dietary requirements usually make good candidates


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