The Fish Crew: Seachem Select Dealer of the Year!

Meet The Fish Crew, 2018 Seachem Select Dealer of the Year! The Fish Crew are an educated and talented group of fish enthusiasts running one of the finest aquarium stores in the country. They richly deserve to be the Seachem 2018 Select Dealer of the Year! We reached out to The Fish Crew for a store biography, and they came through in spades! “We are an aquarium-only store located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Our dream started about five years ago when [...]

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Store Spotlight: Extreme Marine

Meet Extreme Marine, the Platinum Select Dealer of the Quarter! Scott Krupp and Heidi Buratti opened Extreme Marine’s retail location in August of 2006. This is one of the rare stores that started as a service company and later moved into retail. When the retail location originally opened, it was exclusively saltwater with a minimum of dry goods and staff of one, existing mostly to support the aquarium service part of the business. Today, Extreme Marine has a large, experienced staff [...]

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Store Spotlight: The Ark Pet Shop

Meet The Ark Pet Shop, Gold Select Dealer of the Quarter! One of many beautiful displays! The Ark Pet Shop was founded in July of 1979 by Tom Nelson. Tom already had some experience working in fish stores, so was fully prepared to start his own fish store when the opportunity presented itself. The hobby is much different now from when the shop got its start though! They have had to adapt to changing technology, livestock, product sourcing, and suppliers, but have [...]

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Store Spotlight: AniMart

Meet AniMart, the Silver Select Dealer of the Quarter! Meet AniMart, the Silver Select Dealer of the Quarter! AniMart was started in July of 1988 by Diego Chacon, formerly a corporate banker. Diego’s love of animals led him to start the shop as a small dog-and-cat-supplies store with a few reptiles and fish. Today, the store is many times larger and sells a huge selection of reptiles, saltwater and freshwater fish, and even breeds and hand raises birds! One of AniMart's lovely [...]

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