Townsville Aquarium Shop - Freshwater and Marine Aquariums, Fish and Products

A1 Aquarium World - PH: (07) 4775 2133



What better place to start up your first saltwater tank than in Townsville, with the Great Barrier reef at your doorstep.

At A1 Aquarium World, we can assist you with your saltwater set-up, whether you are a beginner or an expert.

With 3 coral tanks, a diverse range of fish and invertebrates, and the occasional shark, stingray and octopus, we are the experts in marine tanks, and ready to assist you today.


Hailing from South America and Africa, cichlids are fast becoming one of the most popular tank species, due to larger ranges being available now than ever before.

These stunning fishes are the most colourful freshwater fish available, and would make an excellent feature for your home.

So whether you are looking for a large tank full of fish, or simply an oscar to keep you company, come in and take a look at the 50 tanks of cichlids A1 Aquarium World has available today.


Revered by the Japanese for centuries, goldfish have always had a steady presence in the aquarium trade. New and exciting breeds are appearing constantly, and goldfish are still one of our most popular fish amongst adults and children alike. So whether you are setting up a feng-shui tank, or simply want to give your child their first fish, come in and take a look today.


Tropical fish, such as tetras, angels, gouramis and barbs can make a fantastic addition to any size tank. Whether you are going for the larger sized angelfish, or the small neons, we can assist you with your set-up today.


Whilst commonly thought of as 'pond fish', the attractive live bearers group of guppies, platies, swordtails and mollies can bring colour to any tank. As the name suggests, these fish give birth to live young, making them an easy to breed fish for young and old alike.


Thought of as the cleaning crew of a tank, these fish will help to make your job just that little bit easier. We have a large range of Plecostamus Catfish, Bristlenose Cats, Loaches, Corydoras, and other bottom feeder. So whether your trying to clean up an oscar tank, or put an algae eater in a guppy tank, our team will be able to advise you on the best choices for you.


Australian native fish are fast becoming a popular tank fish. With our large selection including Barramundi, Perch, Bass, Saratoga, Archerfish, Scats, Catfish, Rainbowfish, Gudgeons, and Cods, you should be able to find just what you are looking for.


These magnificent fish, whilst technically a part of the cichlid family, will do best in a tropical tank. Their peaceful temperament makes them a suitable fish for a large set-up, so long as tank conditions are correct. See staff today for more information.


Whilst not a huge seller in North Queensland, due to their preference for cold water, the Axolotyl, or Mexican Walking Fish is fast becoming a highly popular item.


Most people at some point or other have owned or come into contact with a fighter. These bright little fish are a highly popular seller, mainly due to their easy to keep nature. Not requiring of a filter or light, fighters make a beautiful display for the office or home.


Whilst not living in water, these little critters are making a comeback since first becoming highly popular in the 1990's.

We carry both natural, and handpainted hermit crabs, and at times have the large cousin of hermit crabs - the strawberry land hermit crabs (not for the faint hearted!). Come in and see them for yourself today.


With the correct lighting requirements, live plants can transform your tank from drab to fab!

Come in and see the extensive range of plants available today!