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Welcome to the tropical fish finder news service. We aim to be the complete resource for anyone that is keen on fish keeping, and in this section we will give you the latest news from the world of fish keeping as well as any future developments we are planning.

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Latest import news at Wildwoods

News item | 28 April 2017

Wildwoods have taken delivery of two new species this week that we have not seen on Tropicalfishfinder before, Amblydoras affinis and also Raiamas senegalensis. Wildwoods now offer a full mail order service and their fish can be bought through the Tropicalfish2yourdoor …

Feisty Livebearers from Mexico: the Goodeids

News item | 26 April 2017

The family Goodeidae is native to Mexico and contains 40 or so species of small fish similar in general size and shape to the livebearers of the family Poeciliidae. All but two of them are livebearers of an advanced type, …

Arowana at Wholesale Tropicals

News item | 21 April 2017

Wholesale Tropicals based in Bethnal Green, London have an excellent selection of Arowana in stock at the moment. They are limited in supply but at present include Gold, Blue Based Red, Red, Violet Fusion. To find out more about Wholesale …

Pseudocrenilabrus: miniature mouthbrooders with attitude!

News item | 12 April 2017

There are three species of Pseudocrenilabrus, all of which get offered for sale on a regular basis. They are superb aquarium fish, combining nice colours, interesting behaviour, and relatively small size. None are delicate, and all can be recommended as …

Import news at Wildwoods

News item | 03 April 2017

Wildwoods have taken delivery of two new species this week that we have not seen on Tropicalfishfinder before, a driftwood catfish, Tatia musaica and also an Eel which is yet to be described and is believed to be the first …

The large fish community

News item | 30 March 2017

While most fish keepers start off with a small or medium sized community aquarium, populated with shoals of brightly coloured fish, many are slowly drawn across the floor of the aquarium shop to where the large fish lurk, often in …

The Brackish Water Aquarium

News item | 21 March 2017

Brackish water occurs wherever rivers meet the sea and has a salinity in between freshwater and seawater. Estuaries and mangroves are the two best known brackish water habitats, and both yield many different types of aquarium fish. Because they combine …

Latest Cichlid news at The Aquatic Design Centre

News item | 21 March 2017

The Aquatic Design Centre based in Great Portland Street, London always have an excellent selection of cichlids in stock with a particular emphasis on African cichlids. Their latest arrivals are listed below and we thoroughly recommend a visit to their …

The small community tank

News item | 12 March 2017

In general, it is recommended that an aquarist should buy the largest tank he can afford and has room for. There are many reasons for this. The larger the tank, the slower water quality changes are, and a dead fish …

Latest arrivals at The Aquatic Design Centre

News item | 12 March 2017

The Aquatic Design Centre based in Great Portland Street London offer a huge variety of species including many cichlids and other tropical species. Some of the more recent additions to their tropical section are listed below:- Their stock list is well …

Latest shipment news at Amwell Aquatics@ Epping

News item | 03 March 2017

Amwell Aquatics based in Epping are continually receiving shipments of new fish with lots of exciting rarities and species that you will struggle to find at more mainstream shops. The shipment that has arrived this week includes lots of interesting …

Buying fish right: tips for safe shopping and mail-ordering

News item | 27 February 2017

It’s often said by experienced hobbyists that the riskiest part of looking after tropical fish is the first few days immediately after purchase. Fish that are otherwise hardy and adaptable over the long term can be delicate at first and …

Offers, Ex Display Cheap Aquariums on sale at The Aquatic Design Centre

News item | 22 February 2017

The Aquatic Design Centre based in Great Portland Street, London have some great offers on this week with ex display tanks. To find out more, please click here. which will take you through to some of the offers currently available. …

Latest import news at Amwell Aquatics@ Epping

News item | 21 February 2017

Amwell Aquatics@ Epping have always got a wide range of fish species in stock ranging from rarities and oddballs to the community aquarium favourites. Their store is always worth a visit as you never know what might have arived …

Latest arrivals at Wildwoods

News item | 16 February 2017

Wildwoods have taken delivery of a number of rare species this month including several that we have not seen on Tropicalfishfinder before. These include :- Danio sysphigmatus Pseudomugil luminatus Trachydoras nattereri Synbranchus marmorata - Marbled swamp eel Ossancora eigenmanni Wildwoods now offer a full mail …

Latest cichlid stock list for The Aquatic Design Centre

News item | 16 February 2017

The Aquatic Design Centre based in Great Portland Street London offer a huge variety of species and in particular they always have in stock a fantastic range of African cichlids. Some of the many cichlids they currently have in stock …

Latest arrivals at Amwell Aquatics@ Epping

News item | 09 February 2017

Amwell Aquatics@ Epping have always got a wide range of fish species in stock ranging from rarities and oddballs to the community aquarium favourites. Their store is always worth a visit as you never know what might have arived …

The rare and remarkable red-eye pufferfish

News item | 05 February 2017

The red-eye puffers are a quartet of species that are only rarely traded but are eagerly sought out by discerning aquarists. One species, Carinotetraodon lorteti, has been kept infrequently by aquarists for decades, but the three other species, Carinotetraodon irrubesco, …

Unusual labyrinth fish

News item | 28 January 2017

Gouramis and bettas belong to a group of fishes known as labyrinth fish, characterised by a structure known as a labyrinth organ above the gills. This organ is used for breathing air, being richly supplied with blood vessels. Periodically the …

The chamaeleon characin, Ammocryptocharax elegans available at Wildwoods

News item | 21 January 2017

The chamaeleon characin, Ammocryptocharax elegans is available at Wildwoods. These are fantastic little fish that have the ability to adopt a bright green colour while on submerged live plants. To find out more about these fish click here.. These fish …

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