Shrimps

Shrimps are lovely little additions to a tropical fish tank.

They tolerate Ph ranges of 6.5 up to 8.0. Water temperatures of 65-85 Fahrenheit.

There is such a wide range of colours and types of shrimp, most of which stay small, so are brilliant in small nano tanks with small fish. Shrimps are usually peaceful tank mates and can be shy, so they are best kept in small groups. Keeping them with plants and places for them to hide is also a good idea as sometimes they can be seen as food,

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Our cichlid room.

Our cichlid room is open.

We have 36 new tanks full of cichlids, our stock of cichlids changes weekly. So to Keep up to date, keep checking out our full fish list to see what’s in.

Our member of staff John ( our cichlid man ) has been keeping cichlids for years, and will help as much as he can with any questions.

As well as the cichlids,

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Full fish list

Fish in stock. Last updated 17-5-19 

Tropical fish

Cichlids we have in stock.

African Cichlids

Malawi

Mbuna

Metriaclima elegans F1 – 3 inch

Pseudotropheus shauri Black top – 3-3.5 inch

Pseudotropheus demasonii – 2-inch

Pseudotropheus red orange Bloch – 2 inch

Cynotilapia Afra White top – 2-2.5 inch

Cynotilapia afra lupingu – 2 inch

Labidochromis hongi red top –

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Micro spider crabs

Thai micro crabs (Limnopilos naiyanetri) truly lives up to its name, there maximum size is around 1 cm (0.4 inch). They live in water perimeters of PH 6.5-7.5 and temperatures of 22-28 celcius ( 72-78 f )

The micro crab as it stays so small, is best to be mixed with smailer size fish. They are peaceful so they can mix well with any small size fish, even shrimps.

They like to hide,

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Apistogramma cichlids

Apistogramma cichlids are a dwarf cichlid they only grow up to 6-7 cm fully grown. They like a PH more acidic but can live in the PH range of 6.5-7.5. And temperatures of 25-28 celcius.

The Apistogramma cichlids fish been a dwarf cichlid is not as aggressive as other cichlids. They can mix well in community tanks but we would recommend maybe not with small neons or guppy as they can some times nip at there fins.

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Banjo catfish

The banjo catfish can live at temperatures of 62-78 celcius, they prefer PH levels slightly acidic but can tolerate a PH range of 6.5-78. There not a massive growing cat fish there maximum size is about 6 inches.

The banjo catfish is a peaceful cat fish. However as they get bigger they may try to fit a small fish in there mouth! So platy size fish and above is best to mix with these fish.

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Pseudotropheus cichlids.

Pseudotropheus cichlid is a type of Malawi cichlid from Lake Malawi in Eastern Africa.

They prefer PH ranges of 7.5-8.5, and temperatures of 24-28 celcius. They can grow up to 5-6 inches fully grown, depending on the type of Pseudotropheus cichlid

There is a wide variety of types and colours of these fish, there are blue colours, yellow and white.

These type of cichlids are a bottom dwearling cichlid.

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Jack Dempsey cichlid

The Jack Dempsey fish scientific name is Nandopsis octofasciatum, they are from the cichlid family.

They are best kept in water parameters of PH 6.5 – 8.0. Water temperatures of  78 to 85 °F (25 to 29 °C). They can grow up to 10 inches fully grown.

The Jack Dempsey fish originate from Central america they are from the chchlid family, and because of this they can be a very aggressive fish.

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Clown Knife Fish.

The Clown Knife fish scientific name is Chitala ornata, they are also known as the clown featherback, or spotted knifefish.

They are best kept in water parameters of PH 7.2 – 7.6. Water temperatures of  75 to 85 °F (24 to 29 °C). They can grow to large sizes up to 1 meter, 3.3 ft fully grown.

The clown knife fish is a bottom dwelling fish, they like to hide a lot so do require hiding places.

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Razor back musk turtles.

Razor back musk turtles scientific name is Sternotherus carinatus.

These turtles are a smaller growing turtle they only grow up to 5 – 6 inches fully grown, unlike other turtles that can grow up to 10 inches. They do like warmer water, temperatures of 73 – 80 Fahrenheit / 23 – 27 Celsius.
Unlike other turtles the razor back musk turtles can actually mix with fish. They can mix with bigger tropical fish but they do need to be kept well fed as if they get hungry they can eat fish that can fit in there mouths.

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Severum cichlids

The Severum cichlid also known as the Heros serverus.

They are best kept in water parameters of PH level of 6.5 – 7.0. Temperatures of  23 – 26 Celsius / 73 – 79 Fahrenheit.  They can grow up to 8 inches fully grown.

Severum cichlds can be aggressive fish as they get bigger, they are best kept with bigger more aggressive fish.
They are best kept in either pairs or small group as they do get bigger sizes.

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Firemouth Cichlid.

The Firemouth Cichlid also known as the Thorichthys meeki.

They are best kept in water parameters of PH level of 6.0 – 7.0. Temperatures of 24 – 27 Celsius / 75 – 80 Fahrenheit.  They can grow up to 6 inches fully grown.

The Firemouth cichlids are not a massively aggressive cichlid, but they are still best mixed with bigger fish, as they will eat smaller fish that will fit in there mouths.

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Boesemani Rainbow

The Boesemani Rainbow is also known as the Melanotaenia boesemani.

They are best kept in water parameters of PH level of 7.0 – 8.0. Temperatures of 24 – 27 Celsius / 75 – 80 Fahrenheit.  They can grow up to 3 inches fully grown..

The Boesemani Rainbow are a lovely colourful fish. They are suppose to be a peaceful fish, but they can be a little nippy from time to time.

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Polypterus senegalus

Polypterus senegalus also known as the Senegal bichir, dinosaur eel  or dragon fish.

The polypterus senegalus are best kept in water parameters of PH level of 6.5 – 7.5. Temperatures of 25 – 27 Celsius / 77 – 81 Fahrenheit.  They can grow large sizes up to 16 inches ( 40 cm ).

As they get such a big size, these fish need to be kept in larger size fish tanks,

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Cherry spot rasbora

Cherry spot rasbora are a lovely peaceful little fish, and always on the move.

The cherry spot rasbora fish like PH levels of 6.6 to 7.6. They can tolerate water temperatures of 73-82 °F, 23 – 28 °C, and they can grow up to 3 – 4 cm fully grown.

They are a lovely peaceful fish and can mix with small or medium size fish, as long as the medium size fish acnt fit them in there mouths.

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Red eye tetra.

The red eye tetra (Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae), also known as the yellow-banded moenkhausia, the yellow back moenkhausiaand the yellowhead tetra is a species of tetra.

The Red eye tetra fish prefer PH slightly acidic so they can tolerate lower PH levels down to 6.5. They prefer water temperatures of 76 °F, 25 °C, and they can grow up to 7 cm fully grown.

The red eye tetra although a type of tetra can be a very nippy fish.

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Ghost cat fish.

Kryptopterus vitreolus, are also known as the glass catfish and alternatively also as the ghost catfish or phantom catfish.

The ghost cat fish are a very sensitive fish so do require mature aquariums. They like the PH slightly acidic, so they can take lower PH levels down to 6.5. But they are fine with the PH in the 7 range.
They can tolerate water temperatures of 77 °F, 22 °C.

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Kuhli loach

Kuhli loach also known as coolie loach

They can grow up to 8-11 cm / 3-5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.0 – 7.5, and temperatures of 24-29 °C / 75-85 °F.

The Kuhli loach are bottom dwelling fish. They will berry themselves in gravel and basically hide any where they can get in to.

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Neon Tetra

Paracheirodon Innesi common name neon tetra.

They can grow up to 2.2 cm / 0.85 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 5.5 – 7.5, and temperatures of 20-26 °C / 68-80 °F.

The Neon Tetra is an extremely popular aquarium fish, with its lovely bright blue and red colours, they make a lovely addition to any tropical aquarium.

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Red Claw Crab

The red claw crab is best kept in tropical tanks. They do need a dry area to sit out of the water.

There maximum size is 4.5 cm/2 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.5- 7.5, temperature range 24-29 °C / 75-85 °F.

The red claw crab is something different to add in to your tropical fish tanks.
They are very good at escaping however,

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Black Ghost Knife Fish

Black ghost knife fish is a member of the Apterontida family its name is the Apteronotus albifrons.

The maximum size they can grow is over 30 cm / 12 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.5 -7.0, and a temperature range of 73-80 °F / 23-27 Celsius.

The black ghost knife fish are a semi aggressive fish and they do need to mix with other bigger semi aggressive fish.

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Panda Loach

The Panda loach is a lovely little fish for tropical fish tanks.

There maximum size 6.5 cm / 2 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 7.5- 8.2, a temperature range of 22-25 °C / 72-77 °F.

As the panda loach do not get big at all, it is best to mix them with small community fish, as bigger fish will see them as food.

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Archer fish

The Archer Fish is also known as the Banded Archer Fish

There maximum size is 30 cm / 12 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 7.0-8.0,  temperature range of about 22-27 °C / 72-82 °F.

The archer fish has a triangular shaped body that is primarily silver in colour. They are usually not to aggressive but as they have such big mouths they can try and eat anything small,

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Hypostomus plecostomus (pleco)

Hypostomus plecostomus, the sucker mouth catfish or common name pleco, is a tropical fish belonging to the armoured cat fish family.

There are so many different  plecos with all different sizes and colour variety to name them all would take all day.
There size can range from 4 inches up to 24 inches. Best water parameters are Ph range of 5.0 up to 8.5,but most are kept at 6.5-7.5.

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Monos

Monodactylus sebae common name mono sebae or just mono.

The maximum size these fish can grow is up to 20 cm / 8 inches. They live in water parameters of Ph range 7.0 / 8.0 and temperatures of 24- 28 Celsius / 75-82 °F.

Mono fish are semi aggressive, so they are best to be mixed with other semi aggressive fish.

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Golden Barbs

Puntius sachsii common name gold barb is a nippy fast moving tropical fish.

They can grow up to 8 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of Ph ranges of 6.0-7.5, temperatures of 23-28 Celsius / 74-82 °F.

The golden barb fish is suppose to be a peaceful community fish, however they are a barb and barbs can be very nippy.

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Checker Barbs

Oliotius oligolepis common name checker barb. These are actually a peaceful barbs.

They can grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, temperatures of 24-26 Celsius / 75-79 °F.

The checker barb although a type of barb is a peaceful community tank fish, and can mix well with small community fish. They are best mixed in small groups as can be shy and hide a lot on there own.

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Rosey babs

Puntius conchonius common name rosy barb.

They can grow up to 15 cm / 6 inches fully grown in the wild but in aquariums there maximum size is usually 10 cm / 4 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5 and temperatures of 75-26 Celsius / 74-79 °F.

As they are a barb rosy barbs are a semi aggressive fish,

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Green Tiger Barbs

Puntius tetrazona common name green tiger barb.

They can grow up to 8 cm / 3 inches. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, temperatures of  23-26 Celsius / 74-79 °F.

Green tiger barb fish are semi aggressive fish, just like other barbs they can be very nippy. We recommend not to mix them with small peaceful community fish, or any fish with long flowing fins (fighters or guppies).

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Neon Dwarf Rainbow fish

Mekanotaenia praecox common name praecox rainbow, or neon dwarf rainbow.

They can grow up to 8 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-78 °F.

Neon dwarf rainbow fish are a playful fish so they are best kept in groups. They are usually peaceful so you can mix them with small size community fish.

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Mollies

Poecillia common name mollies are a very popular community tank fish.

They can grow up to 8 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 7.0-7.8, temperatures of 22-28 Celsius / 72-82 °F.

Mollies come in such a wide range of colours, most popular is silver, black, dalmatian, green, and there are so many more.
Also with all the different colours there are different types of fins too.

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SwordTails

Xiphophorus helleri common name swordtail fish are a popular community tank fish.

They can grow up to 10 cm / 4 inches. They live in water parameters of PH range 7.0-8.3, temperatures of 21-28 Celsius / 70-82 °F.

The swordtail fish is just the same as the platy fish, its just the males get a sword on there back fin and hey can grow a little bigger than the platy fish.

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Dwarf Frogs

African dwarf frogs are small little aquatic frogs that can mix with tropical fish.

The dwarf frogs only grow up to 2-3 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of Ph range 7.0-7.6, temperatures of 24-26 celcius / 75-79 °F.

The dwarf frogs as the stay so small are best to go with smaller community fish as they are not aggressive at all.

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Hoplo Cats

Megalechis thoracata common name port hoplo catfish.

They can grow up to 15 cm / 6 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.0-8.0, temperatures of 23- 28 Celsius / 73-82 °F.

The hoplo cats can be kept on there own or in small groups. On there own they can hide a lot so in smaller groups can be better to bring them out,

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Julii Cory Cat

Corydoras julii common name julii cory cats are a good bottom feeding fish for tropical tanks.

They only grow up to about 4-5 cm/ 2 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79°F.

As the julii corys do not get very big or aggressive they are great bottom feeding fish to mix in with small peaceful community fish.

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Bronze Cory Cat

Corydoras aeneus common name bronze cory cat are lovely little cat fish for tropical tanks.

They only grow up to 6 cm / 2.5 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of Ph range 6.0-7.5, temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79°F.

The bronze cory cats are a lovely peaceful small bottom feeding fish. They can mix with small to medium size community fish.

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Panda Cory Cat

Corydoras panda common name panda cory cat are a small bottom feeding fish.

They only grow up to 4-5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79°F.

Panda corys are lovely peaceful small growing bottom feeding fish. As they only stay small sizes they mix well with small community fish.

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Otocinclus

Otocinclus sp common name otocinclus catfish is a very small algae eating fish.

They only grow to about 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.8-7.5, temperatures of 24-26 Celsius / 74-79 °F.

Otocinclus are peaceful little algae eating fish, because of how small they stay they are great in very small nano tanks. They are a popular algae eater to mix with discus fish as they are so peaceful and can take the warmer temperatures.

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Tin Foil Barb

Barbus schwanefeldi common name tinfoil barbs, or tinfoil red tail barbs.

They can grow up to 30 cm / 12 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5,  temperatures of 24-27 celcius / 75-80 °F.

The tin foil barb is a very hardy fish and compared to other barbs can be quite docile in nature. As they get so big it is best not to mix them with small fish.

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Clown Loach

Botia macracantha common name clown loach are playful bottom feeding fish.

They can grow up to 30 cm / 12 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, temperatures of 23-30 Celsius / 73-86 °F.

Clown loach are lovely playful fish, they are best in a small group of at least 2 or above.
They like to hide and will try and fit through any gap even if they can not get in to it,

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Head And Tail Lights tetra

Hemigrammus ocellifer common name head and tail light tetra.

They grow up to 4-5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. There best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.5-8.5, temperatures of 20-28 Celsius / 68-82 °F.

Head and tail lights are lovely peaceful fish, so they make a lovely addition to a community tank.
They can mix with small also larger community fish as they do get a little bigger and can be very quick moving.

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Kribensis

Pelvicachromis pulcher common name kribensis.

These can grow up to 10 cm / 4 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of Ph range 6.0-8.0 and temperatures of 22-28 Celsius / 72-82 °F.

Kribensis fish are from the cichlid family, so can be aggressive with smaller fish. They are best kept in pairs or very small groups as competition in breeding can get very nasty.

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Galaxy Rasbora / Celestial Pearl Danio

Danio margaritatus common name galaxy rasbora, microrasbora sp, or celestial pearl danio.

They can grow up to 2-2.5 cm / 1 inch fully grown, and live in water parameters of PH range 7.0-8.0 and temperatures of 21-26 Celsius / 70-79 °F.

The galaxy rasbora or celestial pearl danio are small peaceful fish so really need to be kept with other small community fish.

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Endler Guppy

Poecilia sp Common name endler guppy.

They only grow to about 2.5 cm / 1 inch fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range of 6.5-8.0 and temperatures of 19-28 Celsius / 66-82 °F.

The endler guppy is a very small type of guppy. The males are extremely colourful with a mixture of green, orange and red colours, and the females are mainly all silver.

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Ember Tetra

Hyphessobrycon amandae common name ember tetra.

These only grow up to 15-20mm maximum size. They are best kept in water perameters of PH range 5.0-7.5, and take temperatures of up to 20-28 Celsius / 68-82 Fahrenheit.

The ember tetra is only a small fish, they are best mixed with other smaller size fish. It is best not to mix them with any big size fish as with there lovely red colour,

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Albino Frogs

African clawed albino frog.

They can grow up to 13 cm / 5 inches fully grown. They live in water pentameters of PH range 7.0-7.5 and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-80 °F.

They are a tropical frog so do prefer warmer temperatures. These frogs are fully aquatic so are best in full water tanks, they will however pop up to the surface of the water to get some air every now and then.

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Albino Cory Cat

Corydoras aeneus common name albino cory cat.

They only grow up to 4-5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5 and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79°F.

The albino cory cat are a lovely peaceful bottom feeding fish to add to a community tank. They can either go in the tank on there own or as they are so peaceful can be mixed in small groups.

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Sucking Loach

Gyrinochelius aymonieri common name sucking loach.

They can grow up to 28 cm / 11 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5 and temperatures of 20-30 Celsius / 68-86 °F.

There are three different colours of sucking loach, the normal brown, golden, or a brown and gold colour.
The sucking loach is a handy fish to have in your tank as they are very good algae eaters.

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Peppered Cory Cat

Corydoras peleatus common name peppered cory cat.

They can grow up to 5-6 cm / 2.5 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of Ph range 6.0-7.5 and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79°F.

The peppered cory cat fish stay quite small, so they are a nice bottom feeding fish to have in with small community fish. They are peaceful and playful so mixing them on there own is fine,

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Golden Pencil Fish

Nannostomus beckfordi common name golden pencil fish.

They grow up to 30-40mm fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range of 5.0-8.0 and temperatures of 21-27 Celsius /70-81 Fahrenheit.

The pencil fish are peaceful and due to there small size will not compete well with large or aggressive fish.
They are best kept in groups as they can be shy on there own.

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White Cloud Mountain Minnow

Tanichthys alboneubes common name white cloud mountain minnow.

They grow up to 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-8.0 and temperatures of 16- 25 Celsius / 64-77 °F.

The white cloud mountain minnows are a lovely little peaceful fish. They are best mixed with smaller fish, in small groups as on there own they can be shy.

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Hill Stream Loach

Sewellia lineolata common name hillstream loach.

They grow up to 7 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 17-77 Celsius / 64-77 °F.

Hill stream loach are a lovely little algae eating fish. They are great to go in to small nano tanks. They are peaceful so mix well with any small community fish.

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Golden Spotted Cat Fish

Horabagrus brachysoma common name golden spotted catfish, or sun catfish.

These can grow up to 46 cm / 18 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters 6.5-7.6 and temperatures of 21-26 Celcius / 70-79 °F.

Because of how big the golden spotted catfish get, it is best to mix these fish with bigger size fish. They are not really an aggressive fish but if they can fit fish in there mouths,

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Odessa Barbs

Puntius sp common name odessa barbs or also known as the scarlet barb.

They grow up to 17 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5 and temperatures of 24-27 Celsius / 74-80 °F.

The odessa barbs are a semi aggressive fish and can be very nippy, so we recommend not to mix them with fish with flowing fins ( do not mix with fighting fish or guppies ). 

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Harlequin Rasbora

Rasbora heteromorpha common name harlequin rasbora.

They grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5 and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.

Harlequin rasbora are peaceful fish, and are best mixed with other smaller community fish.
They can be very shy on there own, so it is best to mix them in groups.

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Parrot Fish

There is no scientific name for the parrot fish, but it is also known as blood parrot cichlid. They are a hybrid of the midas and red head cichlids.

They grow up to 20-26 cm / 8-10 inches fully grown. They prefer water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5 and temperatures of 22-27 Celsius / 72-80 °F.

The parrot fish was first created in Taiwan around 1986.

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Rummy Nose Tetra

Hemigrammus bleheri common name rummy nose tetra.

They can grow up to 4-5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 5.5-7.0, and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.

The rummy nose tetra gets its name from the red blushing across its nose and face. With its black striped tail its a lovely mixture of colours to have in the tank.

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Columbian Red Fin Tetra

Hyphessobrycon colimbianus common name columbian tetra.

They can grow up to 5-6 cm / 2.5 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 22- 25 Celsius / 72-77 ° F.

Columbian Tetras are a good hardy tetra. They are fine to mix on there but can be better in groups, as they are a playful tetra.

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Zebra Danio

Danio rerio common name zebra danio.

They grow up to 8 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 17-25 Celsius / 64-76 ° F.

The zebra danio is a highly active little fish. They can sometimes be a little nippy so keeping them in small groups can help, as they can nip and play with each other rather than going after other fish.

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Pearl Danio

Danio albolineatus common name pearl danio.

They can grow up to 7-8 cm / 3 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 17-25 Celsius / 64-77 °F.

The pearl danio is a highly active little fish. They can some times be a little nippy so keeping them in small groups can help as they can nip each other rather than going after other fish.

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Red Line Torpedo Barb

Sahyadra denisonii common name denison barb, or red line torpedo barbs.

They grow up to 12 cm / 4.5 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.8-7.8, and temperatures of 22-27 Celsius / 72-80 °F.

The red lined torpedo barb is actually a peaceful barb, but can still eat small fish that can fit in there mouths so mixing them with bigger fish is best.

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Female Fighters (Betta)

Betta splendens common name female fighting fish or female siamese fighting fish.

They only grow to about 5-8 cm / 2-3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-8.0, and temperatures of 24-30 Celsius / 75-86 °F.

Fighting fish are one of the most popular community fish. Their popularity is due to the wide variety of colours and fin markings.

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Lemon Tetra

Hyphessobrycon Pulchripinnis common name lemon tetra.

They can grow up to 3.8 cm / 1.5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 5.5-8.0, and temperatures of  23-28 °C/73.5-82.5°F.

The lemon tetra is a peaceful community fish. They are best kept in groups as on there own they tend to hide a lot.

The lemon tetra is a greedy fish,

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Serpae Tetra

Hyphessobrycon eques common name serpae tetra.

They grow up to 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range of 6.0-7.5, and temperature 22-28 Celsius / 72-82 °F.

Serpae tetra are suppose to be peaceful fish, but in our experience they seem to be very nippy. We would recommend not to mix them with any fish that have long fins,

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Silver Dollar

Metynnis argenteus common name silver dollar.

They can grow up to 15-16 cm / 6 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79 °F.

Silver dollars are not an aggressive fish, but how big they can get it is best to keep them with medium up to bigger size fish.

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Oscar

Astronotus ocellatus common name tiger oscar.

They can grow over 30 cm /11 to 12 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameter of PH range 6.8-8.0, and temperatures of 22-27 Celsius / 72-80 °F.

There are different colour oscar available, red, red tiger, and albino tiger. They all have the same behaviour. Oscars are a type of cichlid fish,

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Jewel Cichlids

Hemichromis bimaculatus common name jewel cichlid.

They can grow up to 14 cm / 5.5 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 23-27 Celsius / 74-80 ° F.

They are from the cichlid family, so can be aggressive. However they are not as bad as other cichlid. Jewel cichlids are best mixed in groups,

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Blue Acara

Aequidens pulcher common name blue acara.

They can grow up to 12-13 cm / 5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 25-28 cm / 77-82 °F.

The blue acara are a type of cichlid fish. They however are not an aggressive cichlid, but they can still be nasty with smaller fish. They are best in pairs or in small group,

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Silver (bala) Shark.

Balantiochelius melanopterus common name silver or bala shark. 

They can grow up to 36 cm / 14 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79 °F.

The silver shark is a lovely and peaceful shark, they can be mixed with smaller fish, but mix them when they are small them selves.

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Indian (banded) Gouramie

Colisa fasciata common name indian banded or pygmy gouramie.

They can grow up to 10-13 cm / 5 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range of 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 21-28 Celsius / 70-82 ° F.

The Indian gouramie are lovely, and peaceful fish. They are an extremely shy fish. They mix better with small community fish.

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Pink Kissing Gouramie

Helostoma temminckii common name kissing gouramie.

They can grow up to 25-30 cm / 10-12 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.

Kissing gouramie can be very peaceful when small, but as they get bigger they can swallow smaller fish that can fit in there mouths. So mixing them with bigger community fish is best.

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Snake Skin Gouramie

Trichpodus pectoralis common name snake skin gouramie. They can grow up to 12 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range of 6.0-8.5 and temperatures of 72-86 °F.

They are very peaceful but should be mixed with community fish, but not aggressive fish. They are fine in small groups and mix fine males and females together.

They enjoy a diet of pellets or granular foods,

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Gold Gouramies

Trichogaster Trichopterus common name gold gouramie is a colour variation of the blue gouramie.

They grow up to 15 cm / 6 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-8.0, and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-78° F.

Gold gouramies are said to be peaceful, however in our experience they do have a nasty side. We recommend not to mix them with small fish.

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Blue Gouramies

Trichogaster trichopterus common name blue gouramie.

They grow up to 15 cm / 6 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-8.8, and temperatures of 22-28 Celsius / 72-82 °F.

The blue gouramie is also known as the three spot gouramie. They are suppose to be peaceful, however in our experience we see that they can be a little bossy.

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Silver (moonlight) Gouramie

Trichogaster microlepis common name silver or moonlight gouramie.

They grow up to 18 cm / 7 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 24-29 Celsius / 76-84°F.

The silver or moon light gouramie are known to be timid and should be kept with non aggressive fish. However in our experience we would recommend not mixing them with really small community fish,

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Platy

Xiphophorus maculatus common name platys.

They usually grow up to 4-5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters Ph range of 7.0-8.0, and temperatures from 19-25 Celcius / 66-77 ° F.

The platy fish is classed as a tropical fish, however they can tolerate cooler temperatures. We find they are better suited to warmer temperatures.
They come in such a wide variety of colours like,

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Congo Tetra

Phenacogrammus interruptus common name congo tetra.

They can grow up to 7-8 cm / 3 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range of 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 24-27 Celsius / 75-81 °F.

The congo tetra is considered by many to be a jewel of the tetras, because of its natural beauty. With flowing fins and a mixture of colours,

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Scissor Tail Rasbora

Rasbora trilineata common name scissor tail rasbora.

They can grow up to 15 cm / 6 inches. They are best in water parameters of Ph range of 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 23-25 Celsius / 73-77 °F.

The scissor tail rasbora have a forked tail (hence the name scissor tail) and a sleek streamlined body. They are a very quick moving fish and they energize larger community aquariums,

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Silver Tip Tetra

Hasemania nana common name silver tip tetra.

They can grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-8.5, and temperatures of 19-28 Celsius / 66-82 ° F.

Silver tips are suppose to be a peaceful fish, However in our experience we do find they can be a little nippy. We would recommend not to mix them with fish with long fins,

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Glow Light Tetra

Hemigrammus erythrozonus common name glow light tetra.

They grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.

The glow light is an extremely peaceful tetra, they can mix with any small community fish. They are better in groups as on there own they can be shy,

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Cardinal Tetra

Paracheirodon Axelrodi common name cardinal tetra.

They grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 23-27 °C/ 73.5-80.5 °F.

The cardinal tetra is related to the popular neon tetra. The cardinal tetra however are a brighter colour and are a lot more sensitive than the neon tetra. The cardinal tetra are not recommended for beginners.

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Black Phantom Tetra

Hyphessobrycon Megalopterus common name black phantom tetra.

They can grow up to 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 22-28 °C / 71.5-82.5 °F.

The black phantom tetra is exactly the same as the red phantom tetra. They can be mixed together and they are both sturdy little tetra. They can both be successfully kept even by beginners.

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Red Phantom Tetra

Hyphessobrycon Sweglesi common name red phantom tetra.

They can grow up to 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperature of 22-28 °C/71.5-82.5 °F.

The red phantom tetra is exactly the same as the black phantom tetra. They can be mixed together, and are both sturdy little tetra, and can be successfully kept even by beginners.

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Rosy Tetra

Hyphessobrycon Rosaceus common name rosy tetra.

They grow up to 4 cm /  1.5 inches.They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 5.5-7.5, and temperature range 24-28 °C / 75-82 °F.

Rosy tetras are a very peaceful fish, they will not compete well with aggressive fish. But due to there shape they can go with bigger community fish. They are best in groups as they can be shy and timed on there own.

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Emperor Tetra

Nematobrycon palmeri common name Emperor Tetra.

They can grow up to 3-4 cm / 1.5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.0-8.0, and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.

The emperor tetra is a lovely addition to a community tank. They have a variety of colours on there body, black, purple, and silver,

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Pearl Gouramies

Trichogaster leeri common name Pearl Gouramie.

They grow up to 10 cm / 4 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 6.5-8.0, and temperatures of 24-30 Celsius / 75-86 °F.

The pearl gouramie is a peaceful fish that is also known as a lace gouramie. It is one of the attractive, and easiest to keep gouramies.

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Male Fighters (Betta)

Betta splendens common name male Fighting Fish or male siamese fighting fish.

They only grow up to 5-8 cm / 2-3 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-8.0 and temperatures of 22-29 Celsius / 72-84 °F.

The male fighting fish is one of the most popular community fish. They have such a wide variety of colours, fin markings,

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Cherry Barbs

Puntius titteya common name Cherry Barb.

They grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches fully grown. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 24-26 Celsius / 74-79 °F.

The cherry barb although a barb is one of the peaceful barb. They can mix well with small community fish.
They are best kept in small groups,

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Male & female Guppy

Poecilia reticulata Common name Guppy.

They can grow up to 5-8 cm / 2 to 3 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 7.0-7.5, and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-79 ° F.

They come in a large variety of colours and different fins.
Males are more colourful and have larger flowing colourful fins. Females get bigger in the body,

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Discus

Symphysodon sp common name Discus fish.

They can grow up to 20-26 cm / 8-10 inches. They live in water parameters of Ph range 6.0-7.0, and temperatures of 26- 30 Celsius / 78-86 °F.

The discus fish are a specialised fish, and really should be kept in there own tank. It is mainly because they do like temperatures warmer than most other fish do.

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Dwarf Gouramies

Colisa lalia common name Dwarf Gouramie.

They can grow up to 5 cm / 2 inches. They are best kept in water perimeters of PH range of 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 22-26 Celsius / 72-78 °F.

The dwarf gouramie also known as powder blue dwarf gouramie, red dwarf gouramie, blood red dwarf gouramie, and neon blue dwarf gouramie are all peaceful and shy fish.

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Frontosas

Cyphotilapia frontosa common name Frontosa Cichlid.

They can grow over 30 cm / 12 inches long. They live in water parameters of PH range 7.5-9.0, and temperatures of 22-28 Celsius / 72-82 °F.

The frontosa fish is a member of the cichlidae family, they do have an aggressive side. So mixing with bigger more aggressive cichlids is always best.
As the frontosa gets bigger they get a large frontal hump which develops when the fish reaches maturity,

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Angels

Pteropyllum common name Angel fish.

They can grow nearly 25 cm / 10 inches fully grown. They are best kept in water parameters of Ph range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 24-27 Celsius / 74-80 °F.

Angel fish are the most well known tropical fish (we use them for our shop logo). They certainly add a lot of grace and beauty to an aquarium.

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Black Neon Tetra

Hyphessobrycon herbertaxelrodi common name black neon tetra.

They can grow up to 3-4 cm /1.5 inches. They are best kept in water parameters of PH range 5.5-7.0, and temperatures of 22-25 Celsius / 72-77 °F.

The black neon tetra is a lovely addition to a community fish tank. They are peaceful so will mix well with smaller fish. They are best in small groups,

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Tiger barbs

Puntius tetrazona common name Tiger Barb.

They can grow up to 7-8 cm / 3 inches. They live in water parameters of PH range 6.0-7.5, and temperatures of 23-26 Celsius / 74-79 °F.

The tiger barb is a  semi aggressive fish, they can be very nippy. We recommend not to mix them with fish that have flowing fins, like guppies and fighters.

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Synodontis Cat Fish (Feather Fin)

Synodontis euptera common name Feather Fin synodontis.

These are a large growing cat fish, they can get up to 30 cm /12 inches fully grown. They live in PH range 6.5-7.5, and temperatures of 22-27 Celsius / 72-81 °F.

Feather fin synodontis are a lovely bottom feeding fish. When they are small they are lovely and peaceful and can mix with small to medium size fish.

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