Friedrich Bitter

Professional aquarist, Breeder, Explorer and Journalist

Born in 1956 in Unna, Germany
BAP Expert Friedrich Bitter

Friedrich Bitter is an avid aquarist with decades of fishing travel and aquarium experience. For more than 30 years, he has observed freshwater fish and invertebrates in the tropics and subtropics and implemented the knowledge gained in the aquarium.

Since January 2018 he has been editor-in-chief of “AMAZONAS“, a major aquarium magazine published in Germany and the USA, and in addition to his own books he regularly writes articles for international magazines on nature and biology.

Friedrich Bitter runs the largest internet forum for freshwater invertebrates, the “Garnellenforum” with more than 30.000 members.

As CEO of Bitter Exotics, Friedrich Bitter organizes an online trade with exotic aquarium inhabitants, which is operated from the location in Geeste (Germany).

Expert in the following geographical regions:
  • Southern Asia
  • North America
  • Europe