Aqua World Pet Super Center

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They have a nice selection of fish. The staff was very helpful in matching me with the fish I have now. I will be back for more fish. Great help.

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They have a nice selection of fish. The staff was very helpful in matching me with the fish I have now. I will be back for more fish. Great help.

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The people here are friendly and nice every time we come into the store.Very helpful and explain alot to us very well. Prices are nice for us also.

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The people here are friendly and nice every time we come into the store.Very helpful and explain alot to us very well. Prices are nice for us also.

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I like all the variety of fish & supplies available and the prices are good. Staff is always very knowledgeable and helpful :)

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I like all the variety of fish & supplies available and the prices are good. Staff is always very knowledgeable and helpful :)

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The staff at Aqua World is very knowledgeable and the selection is great! !

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The staff at Aqua World is very knowledgeable and the selection is great! !

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Great store! Good advice and helpful owners. Had a great day that day because of them. Will be back!!

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Great store! Good advice and helpful owners. Had a great day that day because of them. Will be back!!

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I have been a customer at the pet store for years. I consider you all friends. Thank you for the great service

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I have been a customer at the pet store for years. I consider you all friends. Thank you for the great service

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Good service, excellent help, great place. .

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Good service, excellent help, great place. .

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We were helped very quickly. we will be back. Thank you! !

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We were helped very quickly. we will be back. Thank you! !

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Great selection of frogs and corals! I love coming here and seeing everything that they have! Great!

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Great selection of frogs and corals! I love coming here and seeing everything that they have! Great!

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Will only buy here! Have been coming here for a long time and love it. We will always come back to them

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Will only buy here! Have been coming here for a long time and love it. We will always come back to them

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Very knowledgeable, patient, and answered all of our questions. Will come back for sure! Highly recommended

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Very knowledgeable, patient, and answered all of our questions. Will come back for sure! Highly recommended

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We come all the time. Fantastic staff and selection. Always willing to work with us. We love it here!

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We come all the time. Fantastic staff and selection. Always willing to work with us. We love it here!

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Aqua World Super Pet Center has a great selection of fish and other animals. Five stars

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Aqua World Super Pet Center has a great selection of fish and other animals. Five stars

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Jeff was the biggest help with our selections! We got exactly what we were looking for. Couldn't be happier!

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Jeff was the biggest help with our selections! We got exactly what we were looking for. Couldn't be happier!

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Service is great. Selection is very plentiful!! Definitely recommend to everyone, they are great!!!!

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Service is great. Selection is very plentiful!! Definitely recommend to everyone, they are great!!!!

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HEY Destynee what's up cuz i love dogs and what my cuzin said is all true.What goes around comes around so you better be careful talking about people behind there back's and one day when your still talking about might be right nere you.

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HEY Destynee what's up cuz i love dogs and what my cuzin said is all true.What goes around comes around so you better be careful talking about people behind there back's and one day when your still talking about might be right nere you.

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Hey you guys I love animals and pluse half of my family grow up liking animals.But Im going there and im olny visiting there.Im going to see the puppies.I can't have one.Well not yet anywase.But im really looking forward to going there and I read all of your reveiws and what you said is sad but it dosin't give you the right to say things about the people that work there are you listening to me im writing all this and im only 11. So here my words what goes around comes around and thats the truth.Look im getting a puppy from there and i've seen worse things than what you guys have seen at the pet shop.1 i saw a dead rat in a trash can and i was 4 years old.2 i saw a dead bird that i almost step on.3 i saw a dead cat skunk and it skinked.4 i saw dead flatend cat and all those things were sad.

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Hey you guys I love animals and pluse half of my family grow up liking animals.But Im going there and im olny visiting there.Im going to see the puppies.I can't have one.Well not yet anywase.But im really looking forward to going there and I read all of your reveiws and what you said is sad but it dosin't give you the right to say things about the people that work there are you listening to me im writing all this and im only 11. So here my words what goes around comes around and thats the truth.Look im getting a puppy from there and i've seen worse things than what you guys have seen at the pet shop.1 i saw a dead rat in a trash can and i was 4 years old.2 i saw a dead bird that i almost step on.3 i saw a dead cat skunk and it skinked.4 i saw dead flatend cat and all those things were sad.

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Well, honestly i cant say that ive seen anything dead i must not have been paying close attention, ive bought 2 chameleons, 3 African albino pythons and a bearded dragon from there and there doing just fine, its not the Chinese dude that doesnt take care of the animals its the retards he hires i went to get my first python and the fat guy way to scared to grab it so the owner had to come in and grab her for me BUT DO NOT GO TO AQUATIC GARDENS in beaver falls haha if you wanna talk about mal-nutrition reptiles and dying animals thats the place that has them 4 of my snakes died that i got from there and thats why i went to aqua world

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Well, honestly i cant say that ive seen anything dead i must not have been paying close attention, ive bought 2 chameleons, 3 African albino pythons and a bearded dragon from there and there doing just fine, its not the Chinese dude that doesnt take care of the animals its the retards he hires i went to get my first python and the fat guy way to scared to grab it so the owner had to come in and grab her for me BUT DO NOT GO TO AQUATIC GARDENS in beaver falls haha if you wanna talk about mal-nutrition reptiles and dying animals thats the place that has them 4 of my snakes died that i got from there and thats why i went to aqua world

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Before i even read these reviews i knew that this place was horrid. I went in one and saw about 7 or 8 dead mice in a tank and told one of the workers who simply said he'd get it. i didnt ever see him get to it. so i stopped shopping there for a few months. but then today i went in with my father and i saw several dead mice, several dead lizards, and several dead fish. ive reported them to the humane society and plan to do it again. SHUT THEM DOWN

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Before i even read these reviews i knew that this place was horrid. I went in one and saw about 7 or 8 dead mice in a tank and told one of the workers who simply said he'd get it. i didnt ever see him get to it. so i stopped shopping there for a few months. but then today i went in with my father and i saw several dead mice, several dead lizards, and several dead fish. ive reported them to the humane society and plan to do it again. SHUT THEM DOWN

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I went into Aquaworld last night to grab a filter, I have been there many times and have always more or less regretted it, but last night was the last straw I will never shop there again. I walked in and on my right are 3 tanks stacked on one another 2 with plants the top one with snails. The top tank with the snails had a foot and a half long catfish floating there upside down with no eyes to which my girl friend said, "That is the most horrifying thing I'd ever seen." Next to that they have a stack of turtle tanks, The one tank had blue lobsters (or crayfish) in with hatchling turtles I watched two crayfish eat a baby red eared slider. In the tank above that was a floating dead red eared slider being eating by another red eared slider.

It is actually quite terrifying how many other numerous pets I saw dead in my one visit or animals in bad conditions: Snakes, Frogs, Toads, Tortoises, Turtles, Fish. In just about every other tank their was something dead or dying.

The store itself is a dark smelly place and I understand that pet stores smell as they have lots of animals in it but this is pushing it. The floors are often wet and slippery and I have many times almost stepped on hamsters and lizards that escaped, and I wish they had all made it to freedom.

As if the fatality rate wasn't enough to deter you let me say this, at the last Western PA Reptile show I saw Ming the owner of Aquaworld we were both looking for turtles. I was considering buy a razorback musk turtle for $25, but decided against it as their wasn't a pair Ming did however buy the turtle I watched him. It is now at his store for $99, no that isn't a joke or me mistyping he over priced that turtle by $74, Are you kidding me?

I am never again going to Aquaworld and I strongly suggest that if you actually care about animals you will not shop their either, it is a complete waste of time and money, and I walk away from this place with a sick stomach.

Someone Shut this place down.

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I went into Aquaworld last night to grab a filter, I have been there many times and have always more or less regretted it, but last night was the last straw I will never shop there again. I walked in and on my right are 3 tanks stacked on one another 2 with plants the top one with snails. The top tank with the snails had a foot and a half long catfish floating there upside down with no eyes to which my girl friend said, "That is the most horrifying thing I'd ever seen." Next to that they have a stack of turtle tanks, The one tank had blue lobsters (or crayfish) in with hatchling turtles I watched two crayfish eat a baby red eared slider. In the tank above that was a floating dead red eared slider being eating by another red eared slider.

It is actually quite terrifying how many other numerous pets I saw dead in my one visit or animals in bad conditions: Snakes, Frogs, Toads, Tortoises, Turtles, Fish. In just about every other tank their was something dead or dying.

The store itself is a dark smelly place and I understand that pet stores smell as they have lots of animals in it but this is pushing it. The floors are often wet and slippery and I have many times almost stepped on hamsters and lizards that escaped, and I wish they had all made it to freedom.

As if the fatality rate wasn't enough to deter you let me say this, at the last Western PA Reptile show I saw Ming the owner of Aquaworld we were both looking for turtles. I was considering buy a razorback musk turtle for $25, but decided against it as their wasn't a pair Ming did however buy the turtle I watched him. It is now at his store for $99, no that isn't a joke or me mistyping he over priced that turtle by $74, Are you kidding me?

I am never again going to Aquaworld and I strongly suggest that if you actually care about animals you will not shop their either, it is a complete waste of time and money, and I walk away from this place with a sick stomach.

Someone Shut this place down.

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Unfortunately, and after introducing many customers to this aquarium store, I now refuse to shop at the business. During my last visit, I noticed an aquarium filled with dying American Toads, which had seemingly been hand caught and placed in a tank filled halfway with water (for those unfamiliar, Toads are a terrestrial species). This habitat had caused them to fungus, in addition to their inability to hunt, which led to the starvation of at least the dead toad that lay at the bottom.

I have kept reptiles and amphibians my entire life, and felt a responsibility to try to restore the animals back to health. I asked a sales rep to inquire on the price for the whole tank (bare in mind, these toads were obviously dying and, with the exception of one healthy specimen, would never have sold). After a lengthy wait, the rep returned and informed me that the business owner (who I've previously found to be, at best, ill-informed about the species he keeps) would sell the toads for $5 each if I bought them all. Regrettably, I could not afford such a price. He then told me that the toads were purchased from a herp farmer and had been living in the tank for a couple weeks. This is hardly a testament to their health, as amphibians can go about that long without eating, as these most definitely had experienced. Also, because American toads are a PA native species, it would require documentation of this fact as well as permits for each toad saying that it is allowed to be sold in the state. Of course, the obviously healthy toad had been recently added, so the story is more than likely fabricated, at least in part.

I told the sales rep that I would no longer be shopping at the business, which is a shame because I am an avid aquarist who has spent a great deal of money to try to support a local pet shop, which so frequently go under. This is one such store, however, that should be allowed to fail. I rarely criticize pet shop owners who struggle to make ends meet, especially when the victims are fish that may go home to die anyway. However, when a native amphibian in decline is taken from the wild and subjected to suffering and starvation, the neglect is no longer excuseable, and is a reflection of profound cruelty.

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I appreciate your time in reading the following review.

Unfortunately, and after introducing many customers to this aquarium store, I now refuse to shop at the business. During my last visit, I noticed an aquarium filled with dying American Toads, which had seemingly been hand caught and placed in a tank filled halfway with water (for those unfamiliar, Toads are a terrestrial species). This habitat had caused them to fungus, in addition to their inability to hunt, which led to the starvation of at least the dead toad that lay at the bottom.

I have kept reptiles and amphibians my entire life, and felt a responsibility to try to restore the animals back to health. I asked a sales rep to inquire on the price for the whole tank (bare in mind, these toads were obviously dying and, with the exception of one healthy specimen, would never have sold). After a lengthy wait, the rep returned and informed me that the business owner (who I've previously found to be, at best, ill-informed about the species he keeps) would sell the toads for $5 each if I bought them all. Regrettably, I could not afford such a price. He then told me that the toads were purchased from a herp farmer and had been living in the tank for a couple weeks. This is hardly a testament to their health, as amphibians can go about that long without eating, as these most definitely had experienced. Also, because American toads are a PA native species, it would require documentation of this fact as well as permits for each toad saying that it is allowed to be sold in the state. Of course, the obviously healthy toad had been recently added, so the story is more than likely fabricated, at least in part.

I told the sales rep that I would no longer be shopping at the business, which is a shame because I am an avid aquarist who has spent a great deal of money to try to support a local pet shop, which so frequently go under. This is one such store, however, that should be allowed to fail. I rarely criticize pet shop owners who struggle to make ends meet, especially when the victims are fish that may go home to die anyway. However, when a native amphibian in decline is taken from the wild and subjected to suffering and starvation, the neglect is no longer excuseable, and is a reflection of profound cruelty.

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I appreciate your time in reading the following review.

Unfortunately, and after introducing many customers to this aquarium store, I now refuse to shop at the business. During my last visit, I noticed an aquarium filled with dying American Toads, which had seemingly been hand caught and placed in a tank filled halfway with water (for those unfamiliar, Toads are a terrestrial species). This habitat had caused them to fungus, in addition to their inability to hunt, which led to the starvation of at least the dead toad that lay at the bottom.

I have kept reptiles and amphibians my entire life, and felt a responsibility to try to restore the animals back to health. I asked a sales rep to inquire on the price for the whole tank (bare in mind, these toads were obviously dying and, with the exception of one healthy specimen, would never have sold). After a lengthy wait, the rep returned and informed me that the business owner (who I've previously found to be, at best, ill-informed about the species he keeps) would sell the toads for $5 each if I bought them all. Regrettably, I could not afford such a price. He then told me that the toads were purchased from a herp farmer and had been living in the tank for a couple weeks. This is hardly a testament to their health, as amphibians can go about that long without eating, as these most definitely had experienced. Also, because American toads are a PA native species, it would require documentation of this fact as well as permits for each toad saying that it is allowed to be sold in the state. Of course, the obviously healthy toad had been recently added, so the story is more than likely fabricated, at least in part.

I told the sales rep that I would no longer be shopping at the business, which is a shame because I am an avid aquarist who has spent a great deal of money to try to support a local pet shop, which so frequently go under. This is one such store, however, that should be allowed to fail. I rarely criticize pet shop owners who struggle to make ends meet, especially when the victims are fish that may go home to die anyway. However, when a native amphibian in decline is taken from the wild and subjected to suffering and starvation, the neglect is no longer excuseable, and is a reflection of profound cruelty.

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I appreciate your time in reading the following review.

Unfortunately, and after introducing many customers to this aquarium store, I now refuse to shop at the business. During my last visit, I noticed an aquarium filled with dying American Toads, which had seemingly been hand caught and placed in a tank filled halfway with water (for those unfamiliar, Toads are a terrestrial species). This habitat had caused them to fungus, in addition to their inability to hunt, which led to the starvation of at least the dead toad that lay at the bottom.

I have kept reptiles and amphibians my entire life, and felt a responsibility to try to restore the animals back to health. I asked a sales rep to inquire on the price for the whole tank (bare in mind, these toads were obviously dying and, with the exception of one healthy specimen, would never have sold). After a lengthy wait, the rep returned and informed me that the business owner (who I've previously found to be, at best, ill-informed about the species he keeps) would sell the toads for $5 each if I bought them all. Regrettably, I could not afford such a price. He then told me that the toads were purchased from a herp farmer and had been living in the tank for a couple weeks. This is hardly a testament to their health, as amphibians can go about that long without eating, as these most definitely had experienced. Also, because American toads are a PA native species, it would require documentation of this fact as well as permits for each toad saying that it is allowed to be sold in the state. Of course, the obviously healthy toad had been recently added, so the story is more than likely fabricated, at least in part.

I told the sales rep that I would no longer be shopping at the business, which is a shame because I am an avid aquarist who has spent a great deal of money to try to support a local pet shop, which so frequently go under. This is one such store, however, that should be allowed to fail. I rarely criticize pet shop owners who struggle to make ends meet, especially when the victims are fish that may go home to die anyway. However, when a native amphibian in decline is taken from the wild and subjected to suffering and starvation, the neglect is no longer excuseable, and is a reflection of profound cruelty.

Cons: Supporting Animal Cruelty

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Horrible place..animal cruelity..dirty,place is run by teen-agers.18 in. koi is floating on it's side in a crowded aquarium. he will be dying soon and nobody cares! Shut this place down!!!

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Horrible place..animal cruelity..dirty,place is run by teen-agers.18 in. koi is floating on it's side in a crowded aquarium. he will be dying soon and nobody cares! Shut this place down!!!

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How long is this person going to be allowed to torture animals??? Hamsters eating each other because they are starving, rabbits matted with feces and urine, birds pulling feathers out from stress, furry animal tanks filthy with dead animals in with the live ones, a back room full of boxes with animals in them, in the dark with no vent, food or water, stacked up like stock, he shoots his own birds when they fly out of the store, 95 percent of the furry animals had NO FOOD AND NO WATER!!! If employees are informed of this they are rude and do nothing. CRUEL CRUEL CRUEL!!! SHUT HIM DOWN PLEASE!!! PERMANENTLY!!!

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How long is this person going to be allowed to torture animals??? Hamsters eating each other because they are starving, rabbits matted with feces and urine, birds pulling feathers out from stress, furry animal tanks filthy with dead animals in with the live ones, a back room full of boxes with animals in them, in the dark with no vent, food or water, stacked up like stock, he shoots his own birds when they fly out of the store, 95 percent of the furry animals had NO FOOD AND NO WATER!!! If employees are informed of this they are rude and do nothing. CRUEL CRUEL CRUEL!!! SHUT HIM DOWN PLEASE!!! PERMANENTLY!!!

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I should have believed the reviews. This place literally stinks, the salt water tanks are the only ones that are extremely clean. The rest are dirty. The lizard tanks are dirty. They had approx. 10 little quill in a very small cage and they had no water. I will never go there again.

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I should have believed the reviews. This place literally stinks, the salt water tanks are the only ones that are extremely clean. The rest are dirty. The lizard tanks are dirty. They had approx. 10 little quill in a very small cage and they had no water. I will never go there again.

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This place is horrible. I was actually sad when I left. It is dark, and full of garbage. Be careful you don't step on a critter or in a puddle while browsing the store.

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This place is horrible. I was actually sad when I left. It is dark, and full of garbage. Be careful you don't step on a critter or in a puddle while browsing the store.

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I Don't have a problem with this place and their fish, but the care and husbandry of the reptiles is deplorable. I've seen very sick and emaciated animals up for sale. Mites crawling over the reptiles. Animals living in their own feces, the most filthy cages, on some of the cages the glass was so dirty that it was hard to see through it. Animals crowded together in a cage. Please go to the store and view the conditions and then make a complaint to the humane society. The humane society informed me that the store has been cited a few times. If you buy a reptile from this place be prepared to spend even more money on a reptile vet, and even doing that the creature may still die.

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I Don't have a problem with this place and their fish, but the care and husbandry of the reptiles is deplorable. I've seen very sick and emaciated animals up for sale. Mites crawling over the reptiles. Animals living in their own feces, the most filthy cages, on some of the cages the glass was so dirty that it was hard to see through it. Animals crowded together in a cage. Please go to the store and view the conditions and then make a complaint to the humane society. The humane society informed me that the store has been cited a few times. If you buy a reptile from this place be prepared to spend even more money on a reptile vet, and even doing that the creature may still die.

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Say what you want about their birds, but this place has some of the best breeds for deep pocketed fishkeepers around. Their selection of flowerhornes are amazing. This place breeds some serious south american cichlids in the display room and has many noteworthy offerings for a fish hobbiest..

African Cichlids - Way Overpriced so-so selection.

South American Cichlids - Amazing selection - Good price

Exotic Cichlids - Fabulous Selection, Way overpriced. Flower hornes are $24 for babies $180 for adolescent and $220+ for adult. They have freshwater species that Elmers' never gets in.

Community Freshwater Fish - Selection varies, as does price. They often get in very strange species that I don't see at the chain stores. Chaka-Chaka is a good example. They have great prices and selection on beginner fish like guppies, mollies, and tetras.

Saltwater Fish - Awesome big money showpiece fish, but not many cheap ones... maybe 10 tanks of cheap saltwater offerings.

Live Rock - Best selection around. They have great genetic diversity. every time I look at their saltwater rock tanks I see brightly colored species.

Tanks - Average price - decent selection

Stands / Cabinents - Great selection, they order from catalogue though. They do assembly for you though.

Lights - Very good prices, they can order many types not easially found on the internet. I got some low kelvin rated plant bulbs from these guys on special order. Not even big al's online had the bulbs they were able to get.

Driftwood - Best selection around. (average $25-35 per unit) I got 2 of my favorite chunks here.

Supplies - Best prices on Filters and Filter media in about 40 miles. Decent prices on food. They sell 1 lb bags of carbon / phosphate reducer cheap. The only place cheaper on filter media is the pet supply warehouse all the way out in greensburg.

To the person complaining about algae in the aquarium, you don't know anything about fishkeeping. Algae is a normal component of many fish's natural habitat and many people consider it desirable in an aquarium (especially nutrient rich blue and green algae species). Many of the species kept in the store with tufts of green algae on the bottom of the tank use it to spawn in. Many of the tanks in this store are breeding tanks which aren't supposed to be ultra-sanitized showpieces. The natural environment of many of the south american species featured at this store come from stagnant marshes filled with suspended mud, top algae, and deoxignated water as a result of high concentrations of decaying vegitation. A little hair algae is an indication of elevated phosphate levels, but its nothing compared to their natural environment, let alone a threat to the fish's health. Hair algae typically begins growth at 1.5 ppm of phosphates and moderate lighting, whereas fish do not undergo stress conditions until the phosphates get above 30-40 ppm.

I recently picked up a breeding pair of Green Terrors and two breeding pairs of convict chiclids from here. Both tanks are wonderful and the specimens I got are top notch. They provide endless entertainment.

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Say what you want about their birds, but this place has some of the best breeds for deep pocketed fishkeepers around. Their selection of flowerhornes are amazing. This place breeds some serious south american cichlids in the display room and has many noteworthy offerings for a fish hobbiest..

African Cichlids - Way Overpriced so-so selection.

South American Cichlids - Amazing selection - Good price

Exotic Cichlids - Fabulous Selection, Way overpriced. Flower hornes are $24 for babies $180 for adolescent and $220+ for adult. They have freshwater species that Elmers' never gets in.

Community Freshwater Fish - Selection varies, as does price. They often get in very strange species that I don't see at the chain stores. Chaka-Chaka is a good example. They have great prices and selection on beginner fish like guppies, mollies, and tetras.

Saltwater Fish - Awesome big money showpiece fish, but not many cheap ones... maybe 10 tanks of cheap saltwater offerings.

Live Rock - Best selection around. They have great genetic diversity. every time I look at their saltwater rock tanks I see brightly colored species.

Tanks - Average price - decent selection

Stands / Cabinents - Great selection, they order from catalogue though. They do assembly for you though.

Lights - Very good prices, they can order many types not easially found on the internet. I got some low kelvin rated plant bulbs from these guys on special order. Not even big al's online had the bulbs they were able to get.

Driftwood - Best selection around. (average $25-35 per unit) I got 2 of my favorite chunks here.

Supplies - Best prices on Filters and Filter media in about 40 miles. Decent prices on food. They sell 1 lb bags of carbon / phosphate reducer cheap. The only place cheaper on filter media is the pet supply warehouse all the way out in greensburg.

To the person complaining about algae in the aquarium, you don't know anything about fishkeeping. Algae is a normal component of many fish's natural habitat and many people consider it desirable in an aquarium (especially nutrient rich blue and green algae species). Many of the species kept in the store with tufts of green algae on the bottom of the tank use it to spawn in. Many of the tanks in this store are breeding tanks which aren't supposed to be ultra-sanitized showpieces. The natural environment of many of the south american species featured at this store come from stagnant marshes filled with suspended mud, top algae, and deoxignated water as a result of high concentrations of decaying vegitation. A little hair algae is an indication of elevated phosphate levels, but its nothing compared to their natural environment, let alone a threat to the fish's health. Hair algae typically begins growth at 1.5 ppm of phosphates and moderate lighting, whereas fish do not undergo stress conditions until the phosphates get above 30-40 ppm.

I recently picked up a breeding pair of Green Terrors and two breeding pairs of convict chiclids from here. Both tanks are wonderful and the specimens I got are top notch. They provide endless entertainment.

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The condition the birds are kept in at this pet store are terrible. The birds seem sad and disinterested in what is going on around them. Healthy birds do not act this way. He was stopped once and made to get rid of the birds he had, now he is restocking. He needs to be stopped from selling animals permanently.

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The condition the birds are kept in at this pet store are terrible. The birds seem sad and disinterested in what is going on around them. Healthy birds do not act this way. He was stopped once and made to get rid of the birds he had, now he is restocking. He needs to be stopped from selling animals permanently.

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I was shocked when I visited this pet store the other day! It is filthy dirty and the aquariums are gross. They have algae growing inside them. They also have huge parrots and other big birds in very small cages. I don't know how this store stays in business as the animals appear to be unhealthy and the place is disgusting. I will never buy anything there!

PROS: None
CONS: Just disgusting!

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I was shocked when I visited this pet store the other day! It is filthy dirty and the aquariums are gross. They have algae growing inside them. They also have huge parrots and other big birds in very small cages. I don't know how this store stays in business as the animals appear to be unhealthy and the place is disgusting. I will never buy anything there!

PROS: None
CONS: Just disgusting!

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Filthy dirty, the animals are treated horribly, the birds have little or no food live in filthy cages and are hit and punched. There are roaches everywhere, he shot and killed one of his macaws that accidentally escaped out the door and he has been convicted 3 times for animal cruelty and nothing changes. We witnessed birds die and the employees didn't care. The reptile enclosures are overheated so they are frying in their habitats. The employees were rude and uncaring and if you complain you will be thrown out and asked not to return. .

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Filthy dirty, the animals are treated horribly, the birds have little or no food live in filthy cages and are hit and punched. There are roaches everywhere, he shot and killed one of his macaws that accidentally escaped out the door and he has been convicted 3 times for animal cruelty and nothing changes. We witnessed birds die and the employees didn't care. The reptile enclosures are overheated so they are frying in their habitats. The employees were rude and uncaring and if you complain you will be thrown out and asked not to return. .

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