Blue World Aquariums In Victoria BC Celebrates One Year Anniversary

We stopped by Blue World Aquariums in Victoria British Columbia this weekend to check out some of their new arrivals. This local fish store is a fairly small reef aquarium shop, however they offer a wide selection of healthy sps…

WATCH Premium Aquatics: From Edinburgh Indiana to the World
Premium Aquatics is a Local Fish Store based in Edinburgh Indiana which is not only supporting a community of local reefers but also shipping saltwater supplies worldwide. This fish stored run by dedicated hobbyists was recently featured on the local…
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…

Join Us In Celebrating the Local Fish Store this #LFSSATURDAY

The Local Fish Store is a really important part of our regional aquarium communities and we don’t think the LFS gets nearly enough love and appreciation. For the last few years we’ve personally made a point to visit several of…

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…

White Corals’ Showroom Should Inspire All Aquarium Stores [Video]

White Corals is Europe’s leading online reef aquarium livestock and dry goods vendor and also the folks behind the unique Nyos brand of aquarium products. This quintessentially German business is exactly what you would expect to see from Stuttgart, the…

50 Fish Stores in 5 Days – Across the United States (VIDEO)

As aquarists many of us can remember walking into our local fish store for the first time and being inspired to set up our first fish tank. However, this experience as a whole is at risk with the internet slowly…

ReefStock Pulled Out All The Stops For Its 10th Year

          After having been to and spoken at virtually every reef show that has occurred in North America over the past 30 years I may be a bit jaded in terms of what I expect at a…

Showing Some Love For Local Fishstores On Small Business Saturday

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a relatively new commercial holiday called Small Business Saturday. For the last several years we’ve made an appointment with our Local Fish Stores on this Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year we documented our…

The Decline of the Local Fish Store (And Some Possible Ways to Save them)

The mom and pop grocery store, the local hardware store, the corner Five-and-Dime are all stores that have for the most part vanished from our lives due to big box stores replacing them. Unfortunately the same thing is happening more…