Freshwater Fish Compatibility Chart

Freshwater fish compatibility chart and characteristics of fish types chart, to help you choose compatible aquarium fish for a happy, healthy, friendly community.

Surface aquarium plants are particularly useful: They leach nitrates (fish waste) directly from the water column via their beautiful trailing root systems, and they provide a sense of safety and shelter for your fish. But beware placing them in aquariums with a H.O.B. filter, as the strong downward current created by the water flow will continually drag surface plants down, damaging their roots and eventually killing them.

Surface aquarium plants are particularly useful: They leach nitrates (fish waste) directly from the water column via their beautiful trailing root systems, and they provide a sense of safety and shelter for your fish. But beware placing them in aquariums

Rainbow Shark.  Really cool freshwater fish, but I suggest only putting it in 20+ gallon tanks with semi-aggressive tank mates.  Fishometer: 8

Really cool freshwater fish, but I suggest only putting it in 20 gallon tanks with semi-aggressive tank mates.

Panda Loach 1 -1.5" great alternative to pleco for smaller tanks

Wild Panda loach for sale from the mountain streams in Jinxiu County, Guangxi Zhuang in China. Panda fish are just stunning freshwater tropical fish.

I Want one! Blue Ram Cichlid. Peaceful and should be kept with other small slow moving fish.

Beautiful example of the exotic long finned version of the Blue Ram dwarf cichlid. Peaceful and should be kept with other small slow moving fish.

Tetras (For Classic South American Community Aquarium)

Tetras, or tetra fish are peaceful and well suited to community tanks, provided they are kept in schools. In tanks with more robust fish, larger tetras do better than the smaller Tetra species

(F) Not from the reef. These are beautiful freshwater fish. they are very hard to keep in an aquarium... Discus fish - ©Roberto Cortes

Discus World Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Roberto Cortes

Not from the reef. These are beautiful freshwater fish. they are very hard to keep in an aquarium. Discus fish - ©Roberto Cortes Travel and Photography from around the world.

Whether you’re thinking of adding a fish to an existing freshwater aquarium, or planning for a new freshwater aquarium, there are plenty of aquatic life options to choose from: colorful rainbow fish, gentle swordtails, koi, African dwarf frogs, guppies, eels, barbs, sharks and so many more! However,...

Friend or Foe? Freshwater Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank

Whether you’re thinking of adding a fish to an existing freshwater aquarium, or planning for a new freshwater aquarium, there are plenty of aquatic life options to choose from.

Pinterest
Search