17 Best freshwater fish for your aquarium

17. Swordtails The shape of the swordtail is very similar to that of the platy and guppy. 

16. Mollies Mollies are small and easy-going freshwater species that are very easy to care for. 

15. Neon Tetra The Neon Tetra, one of the most popular freshwater species, is ideal for new owners. It's small and thin, making it easy to care for. 

14. Killifish Killifish are available in many bright colors. 

13. Platies Platies are available in nearly every color and are easy to maintain.

12. Betta Fish The Siamese fighting fish, also called the Bettafish, is another popular freshwater option for aquariums.

11. Rasboras Rasbora species will be a striking display in any community tank. 

10. Guppies Guppies, another fish species, are great for beginners. 

9. Oscar Oscar is considered to be the smartest aquarium fish. 

18. Zebra Danios The Zebra Danios are a great fish for beginners, as they are easy to care for. 

7. Gold Fish A goldfish needs a minimum tank size of 20 gallons. 

6. Barbs Barbs are a fun, active addition to any community tank. 

5. Corydoras Cory catfish, which are peaceful schooling fish, are similar to Rasboras or Tetras.

4. Pearl Gourami This species requires a minimum tank size of 30 gal. 

3. Angel fish They are beautiful and available in many colors and patterns. 

2. Bolivian Cichlids Bolivian rams love pH between 7.0 and 8.0, and temperatures around 72 to 79 F. 

1. Kuhli Loaches Loaches are a little bit like small 4 inch eels or snakes and will make you panic.