Fish Tycoon 4+

Unlock the Magic Fish of Isola

LDW Software, LLC

Designed for iPad

    • $0.99



Revisit the classic Fish Tycoon today!

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Fish Tycoon is the award-winning virtual fish breeding game from the creators of the acclaimed Virtual Villagers series.

Starting with $300 and a handful of eggs gathered from the fabled island of Isola, your goal is to unlock the genetic puzzle and discover the 7 Magic Fish of Isola. You will breed and care for more than 400 species of fish, financing your operation by selling your creations to eager customers. A wide variety of aquarium supplies are available to equip and customize your tanks, care for your fish, and magically enhance your aquariums. The game continues to progress in true real time, even when your iPhone or iPod Touch is turned off, so don’t forget to check in regularly to feed your fish, cure their illnesses, and create the next generation of baby fish!

More about Fish Tycoon:

* It’s a virtual pet: care for your fish in your own virtual aquarium.
* It’s a simulation game: maintain virtual fish in a persistent world.
* It’s a genetic puzzle: discover which breeding combinations will lead to the discovery of the 7 Magic Fish.
* It’s a tycoon game: test your business and aquarium skills at the same time!
* Over 400 species of fish to breed.
* Customize your tanks: purchase aquarium ornaments and place them where you like them!
* Real-time game play: new surprises every time you turn on the game!

Winner of these awards:
- "Best Simulation Game" - PDArcade
- "Best Application for Play" - Handango
- "Silver Award" GameTunnel
- "Parents Choice Recommended Award"
- "iParenting Media Award"

Recommended for people who enjoy casual sims, aquarium simulations, fish games, virtual pets, and strategy games.

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What’s New

Version 1.3.2

This app has been updated by Apple to display the Apple Watch app icon.

Hello fellow Tycoons!

We've updated the original Fish Tycoon to support the latest devices and iOS versions! With over 2 million downloads on iOS, we want to make sure that you can continue playing your favorite apps on the newest devices. Feed, breed, and succeed by unlocking hundreds of species of fish, upgrading your own virtual aquarium to solve the genetic puzzles and rediscover the 7 Magic Fish of Isola.

Revisit the award-winning Fish Tycoon, and be sure to check out the sequel, Fish Tycoon 2: Virtual Aquarium!

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
1.8K Ratings

1.8K Ratings

Faeridream ,


UPDATE: I absolutely freaked out when I noticed there was a new update out for Fish Tycoon!!! I’m actually thrilled to say that I was wrong about the developers - they clearly HAVEN’T given up on this game! Not only have they updated the original Fish Tycoon, but they also just released Fish Tycoon 2! I can’t wait any longer - gotta go check it out!

FIRST REVIEW: This app is REALLY cool, and was one of the first fish breeding games around. And it has SO MUCH potential!!!
Unfortunately the developers clearly gave up on it some years ago, which really bummed me out. Because of that, you can only have a max of 3 tanks (which isn't anywhere near enough room), the decoration choices are very limited, and there have been no updates & no new content (or new fish!) added since 2011...
I REALLY wish the developers would start working on this again because it's different than all the other breeding games out there!

DannySchultz ,

This Game is Awesome.

To the dweeb that “knows a ton of people”, go ahead and tell them not to get the game. Fish Tycoon is a fun time killer/patience game. It’s not something you can just blow through and it takes practice to get it right. I failed several times when I got it back in 2010, but here I am in 2019 and I have rediscovered my love for it. I never managed to find all 7 magic fish before so here’s to hoping I can do it now! Take the time to try this out, because if you like a challenge and a game that makes you try new things then Fish Tycoon is right for you.

Elias Pages ,

Great app

I purchased everything you need in the game and breed rare fish I sell from $55-$88. I thought that the game was short but I 'm still selling fish making money I can't spend on anything. One of the best apps to buy but I would like a bigger and better version made with more tanks, a way to upgrade your store or even open other stores in other locations where you can exchange inventory, hire staff etc.

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  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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