Aquatropic provides the fresh-water aquarium industry with a quickly growing variety of excellent quality fish, plants, and equipment. As our business develops we will continue to focus on the keys to our success, Quality, Variety, and Service, second to none.
Whether it's a plant that's popular or a fish that's fabulous, our biologists hand pick a few stock items every week for this list. Add these to your order and you won't be disappointed.
GroBeam is one of the latest TMC brands, focusing on the creation and ongoing support of healthy, beautiful planted aquariums with the TMC ethos of quality and performance in mind. GroBeam allows you to create a truly exquisite aquarium by bringing out the colors of the fish and plants. There is a wide range of mounting accessories available to help fit these energy saving, LED lights to your aquarium. Ask our sales representatives about them.
The Green Lantern Platy (Xiphophorus maculatus) is a hardy live-bearing fish for any level of hobbyist. They are peaceful fish that can live with other tank mates who are also non-aggressive. Their ease of care and ability to live in less than perfect conditions makes the ideal choice especially for beginners. They aren't very fussy eaters and will eat just about any food from flakes to frozen meaty foods.
Check out or latest Species Aritcle - Buenos Aires Tetra (Hyphessobrycon caudovittatus) in our News section. This is one of the most robust and active tetras available to aquarists is a mid-sized fish hailing from the subtropical waters of South America, the Buenos Aires Tetra. This charismatic characin sports some gorgeous red fins and a prominent black marking just before the tail, all set against a bright, silvery body.
In continuation from last week's article, let’s take a quick look at another group of African fishers that aren't rift Lake Cichlids...
Quick, what is the first freshwater fish you think of when you think of Africa? If you’re an ecologist, it might be the Nile Perch, which has been slowly decimating the native ichthyofauna wherever it has been introduced.
Growing to little more than an inch in length, the Indian Pea Pufferfish (Carinotetraodon travancoricus) is one of the smallest members of the pufferfish family, and arguably the single best species for the average freshwater aquarium.