The Institute began production of aquarium fish to meet demands and prevent imports by inner production in 1992. After arrangements of some parts of units, partner production was carried out with private sector in 1995. Institute started to work alone because of some conflicts at 15 May 2000.
The data of production of ornamental fishes are given in table below. The productions of 10 species in 3 groups and aquarium plants of 4 species and research studies to production of species which demanded intensively and not produced are being continued.