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Welcome to The Goldfish Bowl, an independent aquatics shop based in Cowley, Oxford.

We have been providing support, advice, high quality livestock and products to the fishkeeping hobby for over 50 years.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced aquarist, you'll find all you need at The Goldfish Bowl. 

What type of aquarium are you looking for?

Small aquariums

Looking for a small aquarium to brighten up your home or office? Look no further as we have a big choice of small tanks to get you started.

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Larger aquariums 

We stock a huge range of aquariums from various sizes and to suit all budgets. We would love to discuss the best tank for you.

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Custom aquariums

If you are looking for a custom tank to fit into your home or business, we offer a bespoke tank service. We'll work with you to make your dream a reality.

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What's New:

The Goldfish Bowl is honoured by The Parliamentary Review

The Goldfish Bowl is honoured by The Parliamentary Review

The Goldfish Bowl is proud to announce it has been featured in this year’s Parliamentary Review, sharing best practice in the aquatics industry.
Throwback Thursday! The invert island

Throwback Thursday! The invert island

As you probably know, we've been going over five decades, supporting fishkeepers up and down the country in their hobby. We take a look at how our invert island looked before we installed the two big 7 foot tanks!
Plant spotlight - Java moss

Plant spotlight - Java moss

Java moss is a great plant for beginners and experienced aquarists alike. It is best attached to rocks, woods or can be added to aquarium ornaments to give a natural look.