Aquariums are a great way to show off your aquarium hobby and provide a wonderful learning experience for your kids. If you’re looking for some of the coolest freshwater aquarium fish for your home aquarium, then you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the coolest freshwater aquarium fish that will give you the most amazing display.
CELESTIAL PEARL DANIO AKA GALAXY RASBORA (CELESTICHTHYS MARGARITATUS)
This strikingly jewel-toned fish will stand out in your aquarium. They are easy to look after and thrive well in aquariums with plants, rocks, or driftwood. Their blue bodies are dotted with shimmering, pearl-colored markings that resemble a starry galaxy.
Celestial Pearl Danios form schools with each other and all other types of danios, forming rainbows of motion throughout your aquarium! This peaceful species are omnivores and are, therefore, easier to feed.
STRIPED KUHLI LOACH (PANGIO SEMICINCTA/KUHLII)
This eel-like species of fish is one of the most fascinating loaches. It is quite peaceful, with brown to burgundy in color. Striped Kuhli Loach are to be provided with lots of care and cover in order to feel secure. Just like other fish, it also requires a clean tank to survive.
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KUBOTAI RASBORA (MICRODEVARIO KUBOTAI)
If you want to add a pop of color to your aquarium, Kubotai Rasbora is a great choice. Their sparkly neon-green color are sure to catch anyone’s eye. This tiny fish does not grow any larger than ¾ of an inch in length.
They stay healthy in a clean, densely planted aquarium and are omnivores. Frozen and live foods such as brine shrimp and bloodworms, along with blanched vegetables, work well in their diet.
RED NEON BLUE EYE RAINBOWFISH (PSEUDOMUGIL LUMINATUS)
This rare freshwater aquarium fish is vibrantly colored and is native to Indonesia. Red Neon Blue Eye Rainbowfish are found in large schools with dense vegetation, which makes them an ideal choice for planted aquariums.
This specie accepts flake foods along with small frozen, or live meaty food, which helps maintain their optimal health and coloration.
PEACOCK GUDGEON (TATEURNDINA OCELLICAUDA)
This freshwater oddball exhibits neon red and blue vertically striped body coloration. Peacock Gudgeon are micropredators that require high-protein frozen foods but can also accept good quality dry foods.
They thrive well in aquariums with plants, rocks, driftwood, and other hiding places which offer them cover.
EMERALD DWARF RASBORA (CELESTICHTHYS ERYTHROMICRON)
This nano fish has striking turquoise green stripes along their sides that glow vibrantly under any lighting. They require clean, densely planted aquarium, and the more of this species in your tank, the less timid they will feel.
Emerald Dwarf Rasboras prefer live foods such as brine shrimp, microworms, daphnia, and insect larvae.
EMBER AKA FIRE AKA DWARF RED TETRA (HYPHESSOBRYCON AMANDAE)
This bright ember orange specie is one of the best candidates for your freshwater aquarium. The Ember Tetra are peaceful fish and are small in size, and require a very clean tank to thrive. A well-planted aquarium with dark substrate would be an ideal living environment.
They are carnivorous and can remain healthy on varied foods such as freeze-dried Artemia, microworms, Tubifex, and finely chopped bloodworms.
CHILI RASBORA AKA MOSQUITO RASBORA (BORARAS BRIGITTAE)
The Chili Rasbora are extremely peaceful and quite small in size, which make them a popular candidate for aquariums. With maximum care, their males can display bright ruby red coloration.
Like other species of fish, it requires clean water aquariums with plants and dark substrate, especially where floating plants are present.
OTOCINCLUS CATFISH (OTOCINCLUS MACROSPILUS)
This rare freshwater fish is difficult to find, but we have them! Otocinclus Catfish use their sucker mouths to attack algae on the aquarium glass, plants, and decorations. In fact, they are widely considered one of the best algae-eating fish in the world and can, therefore, really clean up your tank.
The variety of neutral colors on their bodies can form fascinating patterns. If there are no algae in your aquarium, Otocinclus Catfish can survive on fresh vegetables and vegetable-based flake food.
GERTRUDE’S SPOTTED BLUE EYE RAINBOWFISH (PSEUDOMUGIL GERTRUDAE)
This specie lives in large schools in dense vegetation and therefore require a densely planted aquarium. Females are normally smaller in size and display an attractive orange-yellow hue.
This rainbowfish is peaceful in nature and are usually timid, so care must be taken so that they are not out-competed for food by more aggressive eaters.
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