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Default Tri-State (NY-NJ-CT) LFS [Grading system added] & CO2 directory

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The Local Fish Shop (LFS) directory was compiled from feedback of our community and this post serves all
interested in venturing into new areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut areas where local aquaria
resources may be available.

Kindly PM with feedback or additions to be added.

Grading system
- Worth visiting regularly, Regularly introduces uncommon livestock and accessories.
- Worth a visit if in the area, Occassionally carry uncommon livestock and accessories.
- Reliable staple shop, Mainly stocks common species and dependable on supplies in a pinch.
- Visited once and never returned.
- No Livestock


Connecticut
  • All Pets Club
    Address: 479 E Main St, Branford CT
    Phone: (203) 483-7387
  • All Pets Club
    Address: 1167 N Colony Road, Wallingford Center CT
    Phone: (203) 265-1899
  • All Pets Club
    Address: 361 Boston Post Road, North Windham, CT 06256
    Phone: (860) 456-7387
  • All Pets Club
    Address: 405 Queen Street, Southington, CT 06489
    Phone: (860) 621-4664
  • Blake's Aqua Den
    Address: 34 High St. 2nd Floor, Meriden, CT 06450
    Phone: (203) 684-8244
  • Greenwich Aquaria
    Address: 1064 East Putnam Avenue, Riverside, CT 06878
    Phone: (203) 344-1572
  • House of Fins
    Address: 99 Bruce Park Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830
    Phone: (203) 661-8131
  • Slither and Swim
    Address: 38 Saw Mill Road, West Haven, CT 06516
    Phone: (203) 932-9436

  • Westport Aquarium
    Address: 2 Riverside Ave Westport, CT 06880
    Phone: (203) 227-9320


New Jersey
North
  • Absolutely Fish absolutelyfish.com
    Address: 1080 U.S. 46, Clifton, NJ 07013
    Phone: (973) 365-0200
    Large selection of everything. A must see in the area.
  • Adam's Pet Safari
    Address: Chester ShopRite Mall Rt. 206, Chester, NJ 07930
    Phone: (908) 879-8998
  • Ely's Aquatic Farms aka Ely's Tropical Fish
    Address: 326 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932
    Phone: (973) 377-0570
  • Fishtown USA
    Address: 735 New Jersey 17, Ramsey, NJ 07446
    Phone: (201) 825-3775
  • Fish Hut
    Address: 114 U.S. 46, Saddle Brook, NJ
    Phone: (973) 253-7300
  • H2O Aquarium h2oaqua.com open in 2013
    Address: 523 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Phone: (201) 706-3420
  • Kazmir Pet shop
    Address: 82 Anderson Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
    Phone: (201) 487-1161
    - Proverbial hole in the wall shop with Gems to be found.
  • Pet goods petgoods.com
    Address: 651 Route 17, Paramus, NJ 07652
    Phone: (201) 670-6000
    - open before noon
  • Petco - Paramus petco.com
    Address: 450 New Jersey 17, Paramus, NJ 07652
    Phone: (201) 261-6306
  • Ridgewood Aquarium Imports ridgewoodaquariumimports.com
    Address: 10 S Broad Street, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
    Address: (201) 857-8300
    - Authorized ADA retail shop
  • Rt4 aquarium rt4aquarium.com
    Address: 143 Broadway, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407
    Phone: (201) 797-6650 ‎
    - Monster fish & exotic livestock
  • Sea Level Aquarium sealevelaquarium.com
    Address: 28 U.S. 46, Pine Brook, NJ 07058
    Phone: (973) 227-0200

    - Does carry uncommon species from time to time.
  • Village Tropical Fish
    Address: 193 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302
    Phone: (201) 333-1535

    - Two blocks away from H2O Aquarium in Jersey City, worth checking out both!

South
  • Aquarium Paradise aquascapeonline.com
    Address: 234 Washington Avenue, Belleville NJ 07109
    Phone: (908) 634-0820 or (908) 634-0825
  • Brookdale Pet Center brookdalepetcenter.com
    Address: 1054 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
    Phone: (973) 893-0990
    Google
  • Elos Aquastudio NYC aquastudionyc.com
    Address: 533 Millburn Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078
    Phone: (201) 516-1000
    - Mainly Reef but specializes in tanks and equipment.
  • Honey Bee Pets
    Address: 277 Main Street, Belleville, NJ
    Phone: (973) 751-9400
    Google
  • Ocean Gallery II oceangalleryii.com
    Address: 980 U.S. 22, North Plainfeld, NJ
    Phone: (908) 226-1100
    Mostly saltwater - and a nice store for that.
  • Pet Shanty petshanty.com
    Address: 2507 US Highway 22, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
    Phone: (908) 889-8262
  • Tropaquarium tropiquarium.com
    Address: Ocean Plaza Shopping Center 1100 Rt. 35 & Sunset Avenue (Next to Staples), Ocean, NJ 07712
    Phone: (732) 922-2300
    Google
  • Shark Aquarium sharkaquarium.com
    Address: 245 U.S. 22, Hillside, NJ 07205
    Phone: (973) 923-3200
  • Wild Discoveries
    Address: 468 Washington Avenue, Belleville, NJ
    Phone: (973) 751-1221

New York

Bronx
  • Zoo-Rama Aquarium
    Address: 2574 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461 zooramapets.com
    Phone: (718) 430-1992
  • Zoo-Rama Pets
    Address: 2566 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461 zooramapets.com
    Phone: (718) 430-0909


Brooklyn
  • Animal Pantry
    Address: 693 86th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11228-3219
    Phone: (718) 680-2220
  • Aquarium Gallery
    Address: 1314 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229
    Phone: (718) 336-1498
  • Brooklyn Zoo and Aquarium
    Address: 2377 Ralph Avenue, New York, NY 11234
    Phone: (718) 251-7389
    - BAS 10% discount
  • King Fish Aquarium & Pet Supply
    Address: 4818 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11220
    Phone: (718) 438-3189
  • King's Aquarium
    Address: 7106 18th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11204
    Phone: (718) 621-8130
  • New Island Aquarium
    Address: 1963 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    Phone: (718) 241-6688
  • Petco
    Address: Ave. Y and East 16th, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    Phone: (718) 241-6688
  • Reef Aquarium
    Address: 5415 8th Avenue (between 54 & 55th St), Brooklyn, NY 11220
    Phone: (718) 633-7850
  • Royal Aqua World
    Address: 815 65th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11220
    Phone: (718) 238-0718
    - Nice plants & fish, tank setups are upstairs. Parking will be difficult at times.
  • World Class Aquarium
    Address: 2015 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
    Phone: (718) 258-0653
  • Tamco Aquarium and Supply Inc
    Address: 6310 Bay Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
    Phone: (718) 232-2885

Manhattan
  • 123 Aquarium Inc
    Address: 123 Elizabeth St, New York, NY 10013
    Phone: (212) 431-3788
    - Specializes in Plecos, Discus and occassionally shrimp.
  • King Fish World
    Address: 371 Broome Street, New York, NY
    Phone: (212) 966-0397
    - Mainly Flowerhorns, Parrotfish, Angels & bettas.
  • Aqua Star Pet Shop
    Address: 176 Mulberry Street, New York, NY
    Phone: (212) 431-4311
    - Carries popular tropical fish, goldfish, discus, angels, bettas, birds, inverts, etc...
  • Fauna faunanyc.com
    Address: 265 W 87th St # 1 New York, NY 10024
    - Fish dept in basement
  • Manhattan Aquariums
    Address: 522 W 37th St, New York, NY 10018
    Phone: (212) 594-2272
    - Predominantly Reef but building their freshwater section. Does have several plant tanks.
  • New World Aquarium
    Address: 204 E 38th St New York, NY 10016-2705
  • Pacific Aquarium & Plant Inc pacificnyc.com
    Address: 46 Delancey Street #1, New York, NY
    Phone: (212) 995-5895
  • Pet Inn USA petinnusa.com
    Address: 112 madison st new york, NY 10002
    - Specialize in Goldfish
  • Petco @ Union Square [The flagship store]
    Address: 860 Broadway New York, NY 10003
    Phone: (212) 358-0692
    - The ONLY petco to carry uncommon species
  • Petland Discounts
    Address: 132 Nassau Street, New York, NY
  • Petland Discounts
    Address: 632 Broadway New York‎ New York‎ 10012
  • Win Tropical Aquariums
    Address: 169 Mott Street, New York, NY
    Phone: (212) 343-2875
    - Specializes in nano and exotic fish and plants.

Queens
  • Animal Pantry
    Address: 13720 Cross Bay Blvd Ste 1, Ozone Park, NY 11417-2800
    Phone: (718) 845-8400
  • Cameo Pet Shop
    Address: 115-23 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11418
  • Coral Aquariums Inc
    Address: 75-3 Roosevelt Avenue, New York, NY
    Phone: (718) 429-3934
  • Fishtown USA, Inc
    Address: 196-33 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY
    Phone: (718) 539-5396
    - Regularly imports exotics species.
  • Golden Aquatic Aquarium
    Address: 7620 Woodside Avenue, Flushing, NY
    Phone: (718) 606-2428 goldenaquatictrading.com
  • House of Fish & Pets
    Address: 16905 Jamaica Avenue, Jamaica, NY
    Phone: (718) 739-3090
    - Specializes in exotic bettas but does offer a tropical section
  • Kissena Aquarium Inc
    Address: 4630 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY
    Phone: (718) 358-0761
  • Monster Aquarium Inc Open in 2013
    Address: 131-08 40th Road, Flushing, NY 11354
    Phone: (347) 732-0373
    - Carries ADA products, hardscape, nano and monster fish.
  • Northern Aquarium Inc
    Address: 13502 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY
    Phone: (718) 321-9722
  • Paradise Aquarium
    Address: 66-16 Fresh Pond Road, Ridgewood, NY 11385
    Phone: (718) 366-6921
  • Petco - Whitestone
    Address: 13311 20th Ave, College Point, NY
    Phone: (718) 321-1295
  • Pets Supplies Plus
    Address: 74-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth, NY 11378
    Phone: 718-424-3582
  • Petsmart - New Hyde Park
    Address: 1600 Marcus Avenue, New York
    Phone: (516) 502-1481
    - odd sized tanks in stock and plant tissue cultures.
  • Rainbow Aquarium
    Address: 14314 45th Avenue, Flushing, NY
    Phone: (718) 886-4200
    - Have offered CRS on occassion.
  • Success Aquarium Inc (formerly Blue Gold Aquarium)
    Address: 8612 Whitney Avenue, Elmhurst, NY
    Phone: (718) 651-2500
    - Sparsely stocked.

New York - Westchester County
  • Exotic Pet Warehouse exoticpetwarehouse.com
    Address: 597 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704
    Phone: (914) 963-6557
    - Large selection of FW (not a lot of nanofish) and SW - tanks aren't very clean
  • Pets Place II
    Address: 120 E. Rte 59. - Nanuet, NY
    Phone: (845) 623-5565

Long Island
  • Aqua Hut Inc
    Address: 264 Middle Country Road, Coram, NY 11727
    Phone: (631) 732-3620
  • Aquarium Village Inc. nyaquariumvillage.com
    Address: 473 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY
    Phone: (516) 333-0682
    This shop is more Reef inclined but carry fresh water products and accessories.
  • Brians aquarium briansaquarium.com
    Address: 29 Rocky Point Yaphank Road, Rocky Point, NY 11778
    Phone: (631) 744-9023
  • BTJ's Jungle
    Address: 150 Sunrise Hwy, West Islip, NY 11795
    Phone: (631) 587-8191
  • Caribbean Blue Aquatics
    Address: 1756 Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore, NY 11706‎
    Phone: (631) 969-2583
  • Country Critters
    Address: 152 Medford Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
    Phone: (631) 758-6777
  • Franklin Pet Center Inc. formerly Pet Barn
    Address: 212 Franklin Avenue, Franklin Square, NY, 11010
    Phone: (516) 775-8183
  • Magic Isle Aquarium
    Address: 205 Centereach Mall, Centereach, NY 11720
    Phone: (631) 585-2939
    Most tanks have BBA so be mindful when purchasing.
  • Parrots of the World‎ parrotsoftheworld.com
    Address: 316 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY
    Phone: ‎(516) 764-0717
  • Pet Supplies Plus
    Address: 1137 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY
    Phone: (516) 997-1629
  • Petco - Carle Place
    Address: 189 Old Country Road, Carle Place, NY 11514
  • Pet Connection
    Address: 6275 New York 25A, Wading River, NY ‎
    Phone: (631) 929-7387
  • Pets Warehouse - Carle Place petswarehouse.com
    Address: 177 Glen Cove Road, Carle Place, NY
    Phone: (516) 307-1522
  • Pets Warehouse - Copiague petswarehouse.com
    Address: 1550 Sunrise Highway Copiague NY 11726 ‎
  • Pets Warehouse - Selden petswarehouse.com
    Address: 291 Middle Country Road, Selden NY 11784
  • Pets Warehouse- Setauket petswarehouse.com
    Address: 5010 Nesconset Hwy E. Setauket, 11733
    Phone: (631) 509-6400
  • South Shore Tropicals
    Address: 127 Merrick Road, Amityville, NY 11701
    Phone: (631) 608-8100
  • Total aquariums totalaquariums.com
    Address: 325 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook, New York 11563
    Phone: (516) 887-5048
  • Tropical Showcase tropicalshowcase.com
    Address: 372 West Old Country Road, Hicksville, NY
    Phone: (516) 433-0988
  • Zoo-Rama
    Address: 475 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003
    Phone: (516) 216-1349

New York - Albany
  • Davy Jones Locker
    Address: 368 Delaware Avenue, Albany, NY 12209
    Phone: (518) 436-4810
    - Helpful and knowledgeable staff; diverse selection on livestock, inverts and a decent selection on plants.

Pennsylvania
  • That Pet Place
    Address: 237 Centerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603
    Phone: (888) 842-8738
  • The Hidden Reef
    Address: 4501 New Falls Road, Levittown, PA
    Phone: (215) 269-4930

Google Map - https://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=U...09b9878cffe7fd

Special thanks to rozdaboff for the google map

CO2 Refill Locations
Connecticut
  • Maltose Express - Home Brew Supply shop
    Address: 246 Main Street, Monroe, CT 06468
    Phone: (203) 452-7332
    Prices: Sells new tanks

Queens
  • Airweld Inc - Swaps or Fill for return pickup
    Address: 35-07 College Pt. Boulevard Flushing, New York 11354-2718
    Phone: (718) 445-5151
    Prices: 5#-$16 10#-$20 20#-$24
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 - 4:00, Saturday 8:00 - 12:00
  • Airweld Inc - Fill on the spot
    Address: 44-23 54 Ave Maspeth , New York 11378
    Phone: (718) 392-6940
    Prices: 5#-$20, 10#-$21.70, 20#-$27
    For Sale:Purchase on 5lb=$138, 10lb = $212 (They are not brand new)
    Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 - 4:30 (last fill at 3:30)
  • Fire Foe Corporation fire-foe.com - Fill on the spot
    Address: 36-23 Review Ave, Long Island City, NY
    Phone: (718) 937-9700‎
    Category: Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Companies
    Hours:8:30am - 5pm EST, Monday - Friday (last fill at 4pm)
    Prices 5#-19.95, 10#-$28.95, 20#-$30.00
  • PREST-O-SALES & SERVICE, INC.- Fills on the spot
    Address: 40-14 19TH Avenue Long Island City, NY 11105-1049
    Phone: [718-721-8100]
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5 (last fill at 4)
    Prices:5#-$15.75, 10#-$18.90, 20#-$22.30
Manhattan
  • Mckinney Welding Supply - Swap only
    Address: 52nd between 11th and 12
    Prices: 10#-$15-20

Brooklyn
  • Liberty Industrial Gases and Welding Supply www.libertygases.com
    Address: 600 Smith Street Brooklyn, NY 11231
    Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 7:00am to 4:30pm
    Saturday: 8:00am to 1:00pm
    Closed Sunday
    Swaps only but the guy was super helpful. Told him I had a new tank, so he looked through
    and found a new full tank just to keep me happy. It was $23 for a 10lb swap.

Long Island
  • Accurate Fire & Safety Equipment - Fill on the Spot and open Saturdays
    Address: 251 Franklin Ave, Franklin Square, NY 11010
    Phone: (516) 488-3473
    Hours:
    M-F 9:00am - 4:00pm
    Sat 9:00am - 3:00pm
    Closed Sunday
    Prices: 5#-$9
  • Ace Welding supply - Fill on the spot
    Address: 8 Stevens St, Freeport, NY 11520
    Phone: (516) 623-4519
    Hours:
    M-F 7:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • Air Weld in Farmingdale. Right off Route 110. (?)
  • American Compressed Gases Inc americancompressedgas.com
    Address: 309 New South Rd, Hicksville, NY
    Phone: (516) 935-4700
  • Clinton Welding Supply Company Inc - Fill on the Spot and open Saturdays
    Address: 40 Jericho Turnpike Jericho NOAM NY 11753-1004
    Phone: (516) 334-1377
    Prices: 5#-$15
  • Ken-Mar Fire Extinguisher Co kenmarfire.com
    Address: 168 Larkfield Rd, East Northport, NY
    Phone: (631) 261-3506
    Prices: 5#-$15
  • Port Diver
    Address: 811 Hallock Ave, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
    Phone: (631) 331-9609
    Prices: ?-$20

New Jersey
  • Reliable Carbonic Co reliablecarbonic.com
    Address: 334 Handy St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    Phone: (732) 545-4748
    Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

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