12 reasons why every reefkeeper should work in their LFS

If you’ve never worked in an aquarium store before, there are some great reasons why you should. It doesn’t haven’t to be on a full-time basis, it doesn’t even have to be paid work, but the experience that you’ll get…

Visiting the WWC Boutique Reef Aquarium Shop [Video]

There’s never been a harder time to travel the country and visit or discover new reef aquarium stores. The pandemic lockdown might be rolling over to its second year but we’ve got just the antidote for the stay at home…

Worldwide Coral’s Winterpark Boutique Store to Open August 24th

The American reef aquarium community is gearing up to return to Orlando Florida for another great MACNA, and many of us plan to spend some time visiting the new facilities of World Wide Corals. The WWC ‘Megastore’ is going to…

A Walkthrough of Fishy Business, my Childhood LFS

Having a good knowledgeable local fish store is one of the most important factors to starting off right in the aquarium hobby, fresh or salt. Today there’s more saltwater aquarium departments and reef aquarium shops all over the world but…

Petco adds buy online, pick up in store option

Although many of us hardcore hobbyists might be never be caught alive in a big box store, there is definitely a time and a place, and Petco is making a better case with a new “buy online, pick up in-store”…

Congratulations to the Winners of the First #LFSSaturday Contest

Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a very deep love and appreciation for retail aquarium shops, aka an LFS, which is why I visit them literally all over the world. My personal feelings aside, there’s no question that…

White Corals has an Incredible Display of Livestock Too!

If you enjoyed yesterday’s presentation of White Corals’ impeccable reef aquarium showroom of dry goods, fish and filtration then boy do we have a treat for you. In part 2 of our coverage of our tour of White Corals we…

There’s a Very Original Aquascape at VP Corals in Taipei, Taiwan

If there’s one reason to travel the world in search of visiting reef tanks in different country it’s to get out of our comfort zone and see what the reef world is like outside the digital echo chamber. While in…

Video Tour of Manhattan Aquariums in New York City

Normally when I do video tours of aquariums and stores it’s the result of lots of planning and forewarning for all parties. But this latest video walkthrough of Manhattan Aquariums was the result of a cancelled flight courtesy of United…

The Official Reef Builders Video Tour of Worldwide Corals

For years we’ve raved about the reef aquarium powerhouse that is Worldwide Corals and basically they’ve become synonymous with American reefing culture. Through their frags, reef aquarium displays, and two massively successful Reefapalooza conferences, WWC has made their mark on…