More Articles About Choosing Fish

Choosing fish is by far the most fun aspect of fishkeeping, but before you do so, do your research to ensure that the fish you choose are compatible not only with each other, but with your lifestyle as well.


11 Freshwater Fish Beginning Fishkeepers Should Avoid
While these fish can be kept, they are more challenging to keep for those new to the hobby.

5 Aquarium Fish You Should Carefully Consider Before Purchasing
While all the fish in this list are unique in look and appearance, they have fairly regimented requirements.

5 Beautiful Freshwater Gobies
These gobies are generally quite hardy and undemanding when kept under proper conditions.

Five North American Fish in Honor of the 4th of July
These fish are found in the hobby but not necessarily at your local fish store.

The Top Seven Freshwater Aquarium Fish Bullies
Not all fish that have earned a bad reputation deserve it — and some are actually good community fish.

Aquarium Setup and Care Tips for Anableps anableps
How to care for the four-eyed fish.

The Asian Arowana
The Asian arowana is also called dragon fish or Asian bony tongue.

The Betta Fish: Fact vs Fiction
Learn the facts about these easy-to-keep, popular fish.

Preventing Betta Fish Diseases
With bettas, most problems are because of improper care by the fishkeeper.

Choosing and Caring For The Betta Fish
For Siamese fighting fish success, choose the best Betta splendens specimen and keep it in an appropriate tank.