Popular Freshwater Fish!

Uncle Bill's Pet Centers carries a wide variety of freshwater and saltwater fish, and selection may vary by store location.  Here are some of the most popular freshwater fish Uncle Bill's offers - but it is not a complete listing of all the fish we have available at any given time.  This list as well as our in-store availability fluctuates and is updated regularly.  Please note this information on each fish's page is for your reference only, and any advice acquired from these listings is to be used at your own discretion.

Marble Knifefish

Facts and Information

marble knifefish

Also called the reticulated knifefish, it is found in tropical West Africa in the Niger River, Senegal and Gambia Rivers running east to the Tano and Prah basins in Ghana.  It likes calm water with dense vegetation.  Despite its large adult size of almost three feet, the reticulated knifefish it moves effortlessly through the thickest bunches of plants and rarely disturbs them. The mouth is large and opens down like a trap door to inhale small fish, shrimps, and anything else it can catch.  It tolerates other fish well as long as they are not of similar body shape and color.

PH Levels - 6 to 7.5

Hardness Levels - 140 to 210 ppm

Temperature - 75 to 86°F

Level of Difficulty - Level 4

Size - Jumbo

Aggression Level - Level 3

Possible Tankmates - Knifefish, Hornet Tilapia

glow fish tetras

yellow cichlid labidochromis caeruleus