The Central America region is home to many popular aquarium fish. The best-known case include the viviparous swordtails as Molly, swordtails, Platys or Segelkärpflinge.
In this region, but will also find many large cichlids that the so-called. "Bull class' grades. These reach a size of more than 20 cm and make reason alone special Ansprücke to the size of the aquarium and its equipment.
In addition to the large cichlids also zebra cichlids (Cryptoheros nigrofasciatus) or the Thorichthys species are in the hobby but very popular and as the firemouth cichlid (Thorichthys meeki) widespread that can be kept in aquaria of 1m edge length already.
From Central American waters also be L-catfish genus.