About Aquarium Fish Depot

Aquarium Fish Depot (AFD) is the largest freshwater fish warehouse on the west coast. Our team of Aquatic Specialists have over 100 years of fish keeping, aquascaping, and breeding experience and are passionate about delivering the highest level of customer service in the industry. 

Our 5000 square foot warehouse in San Diego, CA is equipped with over 750 aquariums housing many rare and unusual fish from all over the world. We pride ourselves with having the largest selection of beautiful and healthy African, South American, Central American, Asian, and Tropical Fish.

In addition to the exquisite selection of fish, AFD also has a huge assortment of live plants, soil, substrate, wood, rocks, and aquascaping supplies for every type of aquarium setup. AFD has many display tanks on-site in our warehouse aquarium gallery to include a 500-gallon show tank as well as small rimless nano tanks and everything in between.

Please come visit our fish store in San Diego, browse our online selection, or let us know if you don’t see the specific fish you are searching for - if we don’t already have it, we can find out where to get it!

Aquarium Fish Depot
Warehouse Hours
Mon - Sun: 10:30am - 6:30pm
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AFD ships fish overnight to your door. We want to help you enjoy your new fish as much as we enjoy ours, which is why we provide a Live Arrival Guarantee. We take extra precautions to ensure we ship healthy fish that will make great additions to your freshwater tank, and we guarantee that your fish will arrive alive upon arrival.

Whether you are one of our valued online customers or someone who visits us at our warehouse facility in San Diego, we appreciate meeting you and hearing about your fish and tanks. It is our goal to always provide guidance, insights, and information that will assist you with creating the aquarium of your dreams. Our team will provide advice related to aquarium maintenance, best fish keeping practices, breeding techniques, fish compatibility, and take as much time as needed to ensure you are set up for success.


The AFD team have spent many years researching the origins, breeding methods, and successful fish keeping techniques for the fish we stock. Our team is connected with enthusiasts, breeders, and collectors all over the world, including those who actually go to the source for the rare and exotic fish we have in our warehouse facility. We receive multiple shipments of fish from all over the world on a weekly basis as well as breed fish on site in our facility.


We are fortunate to have several industry expert team members who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to our team of Aquatic Specialists. Every team member is experienced with keeping several species of fish and invertebrates. Please do not hesitate to come into our warehouse, email, or call us with any questions you have about the fish you currently have or the fish you are planning to keep.