Welcome to Fish Lore, a tropical fish, freshwater aquarium and saltwater aquarium information website! Fish Lore was designed for the beginner to the tropical fish keeping hobby. We try to present freshwater fish, saltwater fish and ALL aquarium fish information and aquarium care information in an easy to understand way so that more can enjoy this wonderful stress reliever that is known as fish keeping!
Aquarium fish keeping has a long history and has been a relaxing hobby for centuries. The ancient Chinese (Song Dynasty) is the first civilization thought to have kept aquarium fish for ornamental purposes. Even earlier than the Chinese though, civilizations were keeping plenty of fish in various types of holding containers for food purposes. We’ve come along way since then and hopefully we can help others enjoy this great hobby.
Below you will find our freshwater tropical fish tank and saltwater tropical fish tank beginner guides that will help you with your pet fish along the way. Hopefully, the aquarium beginner guides will help you learn the basics. For example, we hope you’ll learn that you need to do some research before buying fish. Doing research before you purchase your fish will prevent you from doing really short sighted things with your aquarium, such as trying to stuff a pacu fish into a 10 gallon fish tank, cramping a goldfish in a small goldfish bowl, putting big fish into a small tank, putting small fish in with larger more aggressive species or putting multiple male betta fish in the same fish tank! These are obviously things we want to avoid and hopefully we can help get you going on the right track.
On the left side of the page is the main navigation that will take you to more areas all about fish. Along the right side is a listing of tropical fish profiles for both freshwater fish and saltwater fish. If you have trouble finding something, use the search box at the top right of the page.
We now have a FREE Fish Picture gallery that anyone can use to post their fish and aquarium photos. If you think you have a good image of your fish tank or your pet fish, enter it in the monthly photo contests. Winners will be announced at the end of each month
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