Updated face masks must be warn in store.


We are back open pretty much as normal, we just have a few rules.
We are selling fish and plants again.

Our Opening house are as follow
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 9.00am till 5.00pm
Thursdays closed all day
Friday 9.00am – 6.00pm
Saturday 9.00am – 5.00pm
Sunday 9.00am – 1.00pm

Rules are:
We will only allow 2 to 3 people from the same household in at one time.

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Cichlids of Central America by John Southall

Cichlids of Central America

Firstly, I should state that ‘central america’ is a reference to the southernmost countries in North America. It is made up of seven countries.


These countries include:

  • Costa Rica – there are 14 major river systems originating in Costa Rica. Lake Nicaragua is a lake from which many ‘centrals’ originate, and is the largest lake in Central America. Of the 14 species currently found in the lake,
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Pet shop licence 2019

A new pet shop licence schem has started for this year.

This year they are doing star 🌟 ratings.

We are happy to say we have been awarded the highest rating of 5 stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟.

We may be a small family run business, but we work hard and try our best.

Our pet shop licence number is 201838856.

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We might be small, but we do have a lot.

We know we are only a small shop but we do try and stock what customers ask us to stock. Sadly we can’t always get certain Items in. But please do ask us and we can see what we can do.

We have stocked quite a lot of New products this year. Like Seachem treatments, Northfin foods  (which we highly recommend for cichlids ) New Life spectrum foods, repashy foods, ATM Colony, vitalis Foods,

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We are proud to be part of OATA

Ornamental aquatic trade association (OATA) is the only organisation in the UK that strives to promote and safeguard the future of the entire UK ornamental aquatics industry.

They have been involved in many projects one recently was the “hands of my hobby” campaign. This campaign helped to keep the fish industry alive.

They also provide us with information leaflets and posters so we can provide them to you, our customers,

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New livestock – Due 28- 10-2020

This week were expecting shipments from our regular U.K. based wholesaler, and they should be ready for sale Friday 30th

 Tropical fish

  • Neon tetra
  • Glowlight tetra
  • Black emperor tetra
  • Flame diamond tetra
  • Flame pink salmon tetra
  • Cardinal tetra
  • Silvertip tetra
  • Red phantom tetra
  • Diamond rummy nose tetra
  • Giant silver hatchets
  • Red cap Male guppy
  • Blue cobra Male guppy
  • Black Male guppy
  • Elephant ear Male guppy
  • Red tuxedo Male guppy
  • Assorted female guppy
  • Tiger platy
  • Assorted hi fin platy
  • Red comet platy
  • Santa Mickey Mouse platy
  • Dalmation molly
  • Assorted swordtail
  • Red dwarf gourami males
  • Pearl gourami
  • Gold gourami
  • Khuli loach
  • Glass catfish
  • Bronze cory
  • Peppered cory
  • Albino sterbae cory
  • Pygmaeus cory
  • Metae cory
  • Butterfly plecs


  • Full moon double tail Male
  • Koi candy cane Male
  • Crown tail Male
  • Tri-color super delta males
  • Superdelta female
  • Crown tail female


  •  Assorted angels
  • Dwarf butterfly cichlids ( thomasi cichlids )
  • jewel cichlids
  • Red tiger oscars
  • Albino Red tiger oscars


  • assorted oranda –
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Postage and packaging.

We have been asked about our postage time when ordering on our website

If you order anything with us, it’s free postage and packaging on orders over £20.00. However we do not actually deliver items ourselves. We post items off with Royal Mail.

Usually we post ordered of either the same day, or the day after your order ( depends if it’s on weekends or bank holidays ) we find that postage takes 2 to 3 working days to get to you.

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Never use fresh tap water.

Never use fresh tap water.
Always leave tap water standing for at least 24 hours with a tap safe treatment ( dechlorinator ) before putting it in to your tank.
Chlorine and chloramine that is in our tap water is bad for your fish and for your biological filter.

If you do not use tap safe ( dechlorinators ) then leave the tap water to stand for at three days before using it.

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Join Our Mailing List

We now have a monthly newsletter!

If you wish to join in please email us your email address and we can add you to our mailing list. In the emails you will find some information on what we have in stock, what we sell, helpful tips and also some special offers which are only available through the web mailing lists.

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Ravens Rescue UK

Sedgley Road Aquarium support Ravens Rescue UK.

Ravens Rescue UK is a fully vet supported registered charity that was founded to help the ever increasing number of pets that find themselves in need of rescue.

They are a group who have dedicated and experienced volunteers who give round the clock support and medical care to help animals.

They are always looking for support,

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Charity Runs 2017 Cancer research.

Manager Lizz Whitehouse has run the Birmingham marathon for Cancer research.

Lizz has done two runs this year she did the Birmingham Black Country half marathon in July 2017 and the Birmingham marathon in October.

She has completed both, she ran her first ever marathon. And she seems to have caught the bug as she is planning on running another one next year

She has managed to raise nearly £700 for Cancer Research UK.

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what our customers say...

By far the BEST aquatics around. Great choice of
tanks, fish and accessories, also great knowledgeable
staff, love this place

An amazing place to visit. The fish where lovely
and a very wide variety, the staff where friendly
and very helpful. I would recommend sedgley road
aquarium to anyone!!

This is a very well presented store, a lot bigger than it looks on the outside and very reasonably priced!! The fish are also in the best condition I’ve seen from any aquatics store in the area.

Brilliant staff with expert advice. Its a great local business and I have recommended sedgley road aquarium to all my friends and family.

My favourite fish shop EVER! They stock excellent
quality fish as well as tank plants, great tanks, tank
accessories, fish food, and whatever else you could
possibly need for your aquarium.

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