The Freshwater Fish Guide

Did you know that freshwater fish are the most common household pets in America?

Yep, taking up residence in over 12 million houses across the country -- and many more all around the world -- freshwater fish such as the Neon Tetra, Pearl Gourami and Betta can add color, beauty and vibrant life to your home aquarium.

In this section, we profile some of the word's most popular freshwater breeds. Each of our guides explains what you need to know about owning and caring for the fish, whilst taking a look at its individual quirks.

Open minded?

Start by checking our rundown of the 26 Best Freshwater Fish for your Home Aquarium.