One of Florida's leading tropical fish farms since 1970, Imperial Tropicals is operated by Mike Drawdy in Lakeland. We specialize in breeding high quality tropical fish including a variety of community fish, American and African Cichlids, invertebrates and more. Our 20 acre farm is host to millions of inhabitants, distributed throughout over a hundred ponds and hundreds of breeding vats which are housed in several large greenhouses.
Here at Imperial, our passion for the hobby is evident. While we continue to breed high quality livebearers (which used to be our focus) - our attention has recently shifted to breeding more hard to find and hard to breed fish. We often import wild fish from overseas in hopes of creating domesticated strains for the hobby.
If you have ever heard of us before, you may know that we have almost exclusively been a wholesaler since our inception. While we continue to provide large quantities of fish to some of the biggest distributors in the country, we have now opened our door to doing business directly with the hobby. Our new website will allow anybody to purchase directly from us, the breeder. We feel that as times change, so must we. Our website will continue to be updated over the next couple of months, not only with new fish, but with features which make doing business with Imperial even easier!