Now, you have installed a new aquarium. The next step is to fill it with fish. However, finding the best fish for your aquarium can be tricky because you don’t want one fish to eat another! So here are the best fish for you to start.
Goldfish are easy to care for and are sold at any pet store. In that respect, food for them is equally easy to find. When caring for them, the most important thing is to make sure the water is clean and don’t feed them too much.
These are beautiful and easy to care for, but they can grow huge. So if you get an angelfish, make sure your tank size is at least 55 gallons. Also, they tend to fight each other, so start with just one.
Guppies are popular with many aquarium owners because they are very inexpensive to care for and relatively easy to care for. Since the belly is small, there is no need to feed it much. Of course, they are notorious for their extremely fast breeding rates, so they must be monitored.
This fish is popular with fish lovers because it gets along well with other species. They are also very clean fish, so they are easy to care for in that respect. However, many pet stores don’t handle catfish, but they are fantastic to find.
Platy is a very easy fish. It is relatively peaceful with respect to other fish. And they come in all kinds of colors and sizes. Plus, it’s easy to feed, so it’s a good fish for beginners.
Mollies are another great fish for beginners because they come in all kinds of sizes, shapes and colors. They also get along well with other fish and prefer an almost plant-based diet.
The neon tetra is an easy-to-care fish. For that reason, it is quite popular among aquarium owners. They are small, but their blue neon and red stripes are very distinctive. They are pretty quiet and like to be in groups.
Rainbowfish is another very easy fish. When fully grown, they have the most beautiful color. They are peaceful and easy to get along with and maintain with other fish.
Cichlid is a very striking fish, suitable for aquariums. It is very popular with fish lovers because it is easy to breed if desired and gets along with any fish. It should be stored in warm water.
Barbs can be a little more aggressive than the other fish mentioned, especially towards angelfish and tetras. They can also grow several inches or more. However, they are lively fish and will undoubtedly delight all fish lovers.