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02-07-2016 12:40 AM
Watever I am on the south shore of Montreal.
Just moved so no tank for now except a modified fluvia chi where all fish died and plants are growing back after the move.

Would like to setup a large tank in the basement. Probably a large cube cause I like to see tank from different angles but will see what fit best and what I can find at good price.

Where do you guys purchase your stuff ?
I like the plant guy for the plants but no idea where for fish except reef solution in laval.
02-02-2016 12:57 PM
Max Yes, they have already closed for good. There is another shop which I have not yet checked but suggested in this thread AquaSense. Planning on visiting it soon for some carpet plants.
01-28-2016 06:17 PM
The Big Buddha Aquatica is closing its doors as of February 1st.
Great store with a great team, they will be missed.

01-28-2016 06:05 PM
micheljq Je suis Quebec/living in Quebec city.

01-18-2016 02:31 AM
Rauglothor Hi,

I'm new to the forum and also from Montreal. One of my friend gave me a 15g tank setup and woke up an old passion. Keep on adjusting it for a better pleasant look with fully natural things. Except a lil no fishing sign. Going for a 90g tank with a custom stand soon and co2 system.

Nice to see that I'm not alone from Montreal on this forum.

04-14-2015 03:19 AM
Nano-Nater Hi people, im not from montreal but im in Longueuil, just recently got back into hobby.

So yeah take care fellow tank people!
03-18-2015 09:05 PM
requiem Wow maidom thanks for all the great info! I'll definitely check out that aquascaping place, looks really nice.

Anyone know where I can find apistos or GBRs here in Montreal? When I do find GBRs they look poorly, not only in color but in shape. Never seems like good stock and apistos seem impossible to find. Thanks!
02-20-2015 08:53 PM
MaiDoM Hey it's me again! Just want to let you guys know about a new store that opened recently in Montreal

They're Aquasense Workshop, located at 5530 St PAtrick Street, Unit #1110. They're a bit hard to find in there, it's a huge building, so make sure you follow the instructions on the wall if you go there!

Their Facebook:

So why am I talking about them? Their prices were awesome and they have soooo many items that you won'T find in any other fish stores! Tons of diffusers, glass stuff, co2 equipment, Tropica, ADA stuff, Saphyre rimless tanks and it goes on an on.

When I went there they had TONS of carpeting plants choices, I was very impressed. And the guy who work there KNOWS what he's talking about, which makes your visit even more pleasant.

It is a MUST go store in my opinion for anyone in this hobby!
12-24-2014 02:32 PM
Originally Posted by requiem View Post
Psst any recent finds in he greater Montreal area? Always looking for new stores etc. Thanks!
Almost a year since my last post, I have to say I now only go to Aza on Boulevard Taschereau.

Places I tried:

Aza Aquarium in Brossard: Great prices, well maintained fish tanks, great selection of plants that sell out very quickly when they receive them. By far my favorite place.

Safari Boulevard dix30: Expect a snail invasion if you buy plants from there. Some fish are also mislabelled (ex: pink glofish sold as red danios). Stuff is also a bit pricey. Don't fall for their "discounts" fish tanks or stuff like that, the promo have been there forever.

Tropicazoo in Chambly: Dead fishes in 2/3 of the tanks. They have no idea what they're doing. A quarantaine tank is required if you buy live stock there.

Subaquatique in Beloeil: Very well maintained fish tanks, best looking fish store in the south shore of Montreal in my opinion. That's the only store where I found high tech co2 equipment in stock. Their staff are also well-trained. With Aza Aquariums, this is the only store where I found carpeting plants like dwarf hair grass and dwarf baby tears. Again, they sell otu VERY fast when they have some in stock. Why don't I go this this place more often? Well, because everything is [censored][censored][censored][censored]ING EXPENSIVE! Even more than Safari.
12-01-2014 03:47 AM
requiem Psst any recent finds in he greater Montreal area? Always looking for new stores etc. Thanks!
02-15-2014 12:32 AM
MaiDoM I'm pretty sure I saw some when I went there last week.

(450) 671-3113 if you want to call before making the trip!
02-14-2014 07:39 PM
lurkermom Do you guys know if Aza have baby dwarf tears in stock?
01-25-2014 09:36 PM
MaiDoM So today I went back to Twit Palace. While they have good pricing on tanks/stand combo, I noticed a lot of dead fishes in the tank and most of the plants were in pretty bad shape. Plus everything else is about as expensive as Safari.

I decided to go see what Aza Aquarium had in store... Oh..My...God, this place is amazing! You can tell they really care about their store, the place where they keep their betta is built-in into the main counter, with a filtration system! I never saw that in any other stores.

They had a vast variety of plants, and in very good shape! Their fish also look nice and from what I've notice they seem to be the cheapest aqua store on the south shore.

I got myself a huge anubias barteri, 5x Salvinia natans, some Java Moss and a Moss Ball. 26$!

GG Aza. You gained a new customer today!!
01-24-2014 01:49 PM
SomeCanuck The Safari in Dix30 has a big selection, but yes they are a bit pricey. There is Aza on Taschereau which didn't have a whole lot of selection plantwise when I went, but did have some unique ones. You would probably have to buy your own driftwood and tie some plants down to it, if you I didn't pay much attention to the fish stock at the time, but they had a lot of tanks and seemed pretty well-maintained. There's a smaller one at the opposite end of Longueuil called Animalerie Aquanimo that I've always been curious about based on their Facebook page, but never had a chance to go check out.
01-23-2014 08:13 PM
Originally Posted by paquette12 View Post

Been buying stuff at Aquarius on JT and AZA on tashereau in Brossard.
Bit cheaper at AZA I think but also a bit less choice.
Only had a very few losses.
Would you say that Aza is the place-to-go on the south shore of Montreal? I've been to Tropicazoo in Chambly and this place is a joke, so Safari at the dix30 is pretty much the place I rely on. They have a lot of choice, but they seem expensive.

A small Anubias on an inch of driftwood for 25$, really...?
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