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Alligator Hillstream Loach / Lizard Loach / Gecko Loach - 'HOMALOPTEROIDES TWEEDIEI' / 'Homalopteroides smithi'

Their appearance makes them very eyecatching. It has a hydrodynamic body shape due to adapting to fast flowing waterways.
They come from fast moving waters.

The oddball cousin to...

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Join us for a fun and interactive aquascape demo with the Pet Zone Tropical Fish team during our 5-year anniversary week (July 8th to July 11th).

Wab-Kusas are minimalistic and are an easy to maintain method to get into the aquascaping hobby for those with a lack of space and time as they are ...

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Happy 4th of July weekend!
We're open with normal business hours Saturday July 3rd and are closed in observance of July 4th Sunday. We will be open with normal business hours on Monday July 5th.

One of the dry start Aquascapes we put together for a customer. Stop by and allow us to build you a planted tank!

Freshwater Stonefish / Freshwater Lion Fish - Batrachomoeus trispinosus

Note, this is a Brackish Water fish that can only be kept in freshwater short-term.

Also known as Freshwater Stonefish, Three-Spined Frogfish or Toadfish.

Full size as adults is 12".

Current size is 4" to 6".


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Eels and eel-looking fish are popular not only because of their appearance but they have interesting personalities and add an extra touch and element to compatible fish tanks. Not only can these fish be tamed to be hand-fed but they add energy and exude behavior that is fascinating!

Though not t...

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3 months ago
Excellent facilities with knowledgeable staff to help you with any fish tank/aquarium needs!
- Samuel L
a week ago
Awesome place. They have everything a fish parent needs and beautiful fish 2 adopt. Such a
- Darsi R
2 weeks ago
The staff is super knowledgeable about all of their animals! There are so many options for fish, tanks, decore and options to really take your fish tank to a new level! I love all the options you have to choose from. They have tons of live plants that you can add you your tank, some are already around fish so you know they are good!
- Amber I

Freshwater Tropical Fish & Aquascaping

We're the only freshwater focused tropical fish store in San Diego.  

We specialize in rare oddball fish, monster fish and other hard to find freshwater specimens and inverts.  We also carry a full line of aquascape supplies and freshwater aquatic plants. Official ADA Aqua Design Amano dealer with many aquascaping items for planted tank enthusiasts.    
Family-owned and operated local fish store for over a decade!

Visit our store here in Convoy District/Kearny Mesa of San Diego.  

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4160 Convoy St
San Diego, CA 92111
United States

Business Hours

Mon:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tue:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wed:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thu:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Fri:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sat:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Sun:10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
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