Get the best aquarium store in town! Create, renew, manage, observe. See if you can create an aquarium empire.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (10) - 80% of the 10 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (487) - 85% of the 487 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 8, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The Aquarist is an incredibly relaxing game that allows you to make your underwater dreams
come true without having to buy an actual aquarium. You can take care of interesting creatures, observe the temperature and other necessary parameters, and diversify the environment of your underwater friends without leaving your comfortable chair - and we want this experience to be even better!
Early Access gives us the opportunity to maintain relationships with our players and repair any
problems they may encounter during the game. We want our product to be the best as possible and Early Access is an opportunity to make it so.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We anticipate that the game will be in Early Access between 6 and 12 months. This is an
adequate time to maintain relationships with players, identify pressing topics and address them.
It's a great opportunity to get to know your thoughts and make the game even better - for you!”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We want to improve the game itself, and focus on providing the most relaxing gameplay
possible. The final version of the product will include:
- new features
- new levels with interesting creatures
- improvements of the already existing levels
The changes will also depend on the feedback of our players. We are here and we are listening
to you - and you let us know what you need.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is now fully playable, with all key features implemented, major bugs fixed and performance improved - we've already "tested" the game with the free First Job and Demo. Game offers several levels where you can create your own aquariums in different circumstances. As you improve, you can grow your business, make exhibitions to earn more money and discover new areas and species. Game begins in your house while being a little kid and the story "ends" with our player managing huge oceanarium with new, interesting creatures and nearby cafe. We also made "Designer" mode available for our Early Access players so they can have a free mode to create whatever they want without specific tasks.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The Early Access release of the Aquarist, which will be available from March 8th, 2022, is a
game for true enthusiasts of the underwater world and, as a less polished version, it will cost
less than the official version.
The official game will be more detailed, so its price will be slightly higher than that in Early
Access, but it will be offering more interesting creatures and new, previously unknown features.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Together with our players, we have built a fantastic community on Discord where we share our
thoughts and ideas. Our players can report bugs to us there, and we will fix them and inform you
about changes that are taking place in the games on a regular basis. We believe that also this
time we will be able to count on our players and once again co-create another product with
them. You can easily become one of them - we can't wait for your feedback!”
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About This Game

Hard task - high reward

Running an aquarium shop is a real challenge! Clients will entrust you with difficult tasks you have to cope with. In return, a reward awaits you. Intended for business development - buying new fish, exotic plants, a store, or developing skills

Recycling and ecology

Every self-respecting entrepreneur cares about his business. Refurbishing and processing aquarium components will save you a lot of time and money and it's good for the environment.

Let your imagination run wild

Create an aquarium in which each fish will want to live. Thanks to the variety of objects in the game, you can implement even the craziest ideas! A green, blooming oasis or raw, antique busts? The choice is yours.

Underwater dance

We provide you with many species of fish and freshwater plants. Your task is to create an ecosystem that is balanced and safe for the inhabitants of your aquariums. Remember that a slight deviation from the parameters necessary for the survival of one species may be crucial for the survival of another!

A broad perspective

Run your store the best you can! Take care of the exhibition, sell ready-made projects and carry out individual orders. In the heat of your duties, do not forget about your charges - you are responsible for ensuring their safety, health, and food.


Create and observe Aqua World! Learn more about fish and their behavior and take responsibility for their lives. Control the temperature, environment, and nourishment to provide a suitable environment. Don’t forget to develop your aquarium and after a while, you will be able to open an aquarist shop!


Set the aquarium of your dreams - plenty of fish, corals, algae, and decorations to set up a perfect place for your pupils!
Bring it to life - create an ecosystem that is balanced and safe for the inhabitants of your aquariums. A slight deviation from the parameters necessary for the survival of one species may be crucial for the survival of another!
Run your shop - Deal with the clients and difficult tasks to develop your aquarist shop.
Explore nature - learn more about fish and their behavior.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 750
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVidia GeForce GTX 1050
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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