About Modestfish.com

Modest Fish was created in order to make it easy for anyone to start their own aquarium.

Our Mission

I want to be able to provide a wealth of information for new and seasoned aquatic hobbyists.


Inform, Educate, and Entertain you on all things fish (and other aquatic critters).


That’s the goal. Nothing fancy, just no-nonsense information.


To do this, I will breakdown complex or confusing topics into clear, easy-to-read guides with no confusing terms.

What You Will Find Here

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Fish Keeping Tips & Guides

Get in-depth guides on how to care for specific speices of fish and maintain a healthy aquarium.

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Equipment Reviews

Here, you will find unbaised product reviews so you can make an informed decision.

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In this section of the blog you’ll find information on other ocean-related topics we’re interested in and passionate about.

Meet the Team

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Chris started Modest Fish in the hope to make it easier for brand new hobbyists start and run a successful aquarium.


Chief Editor

Katherine Morgan, from Northwest Florida, has kept aquariums for over two decades. She enjoys experimenting with low-tech planted setups and is an avid South American cichlid enthusiast which you can see on her Instagram here

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Marketing Manager

Emma is the marketing manager and has been keeping a community tank in her home ever since she was young. Her personal preference? A large school of neons in a 29 long.