Katherine Morgan

Freshwater Aquarium Writer
Freshwater Planted Aquariums
Aquarium Products
Tropical Fish

Overview of Katherine's Experience

  • Lead Content Creator at Modestfish.com with over 20 years of hands-on experience in freshwater aquarium care.
  • Holds an Associate of Arts in Classical Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Humanities.
  • Featured speaker at the Kitchener Waterloo Aquarium Society meeting and published writer on Modestfish

Work Life

Katherine Gonzalez Morgan is a seasoned Lead Content Creator at Modestfish.com, specializing in freshwater aquarium care and product testing. With a dedicated readership comprising mainly new aquarium hobbyists, Katherine brings complex concepts to life with clarity and depth. Her commitment to research-driven, accurate, and ethical reporting is evident in her rigorous approach to writing, where she combines thorough research with direct experimentation. Katherine's passion extends beyond writing to advocacy for the ethical treatment of aquatic life. Her voice is a trusted one in the aquarium community, where she pushes for the proper care and debunking of harmful myths that affect aquatic creatures. She's not just a writer but also a responsible hobbyist who leads by example, often challenging outdated practices for the betterment of aquarium life. As a guest speaker for aquarium societies, Katherine continues to share her knowledge and love for aquatics, influencing better care standards and appreciation for aquatic ecosystems.  


Katherine earned her foundational degrees in Classical Studies and Interdisciplinary Humanities, providing her with a broad perspective that enriches her specialized niche in aquarium care. Her academic background arms her with critical thinking skills and a strong grasp of humanities that she applies to her detailed and compassionate writing.

Interests and Hobbies

A true animal enthusiast, Katherine breeds angelfish and freshwater shrimp and is deeply involved in the well-being of her pets, including horses, dogs, and cats. Her passion for animal training shines through her decades of experience with obedience and service dog training. Her creative spirit thrives in her pursuits as a visual artist and crafter, where she expresses her love for drawing, painting, and working with various mediums. Not to mention, her prowess in the kitchen, especially in baking, adds another layer to her multifaceted persona.  


Katherine is exploring the future of aquarium keeping by transitioning some aquariums to self-sustaining ecosystems, which is a testament to her innovative spirit and commitment to the aquarium community's progress. Her goal to transform conventional aquarium care into a more ecological and maintenance-free approach reflects her forward-thinking and pioneering attitude in the aquarist field.

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