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Old 07-22-2013, 03:39 AM   #1
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visiting boca raton- best fish store


Been watching all the fish tank shows and they keep going to these crazy beautiful stores that we dont have in new jersey. So i will be visiting florida soon in boca raton any fish stores worth the drive ? Not looking to buy just looking to visit a cool store that has lots of cool atuff.
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:56 AM   #2
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For freshwater, The Planted Aquarium in Oakland Park is the only option. Saltwater stuff is everywhere, but that is the closest freshwater store.
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:37 AM   #3
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bigals used to have to store down there that was amazing. i tried to google it, but it looks like they sold the store and its ran by someone else now.
its about 35 mins from boca, the display is amazing over there.
http://www.allfishemporium.com/
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Old 07-28-2013, 03:55 PM   #4
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Must add my 2 cents here - Once BigAl's was converted to AllFish the quality of livestock, cleanliness of displays and knowledge of staff plummeted. Was just in last week and was so disappointed I likely will not be back. Sticking with The Planted Aquarium myself
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Old 07-31-2013, 02:04 AM   #5
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I checked out The Planted Aquarium and it was really nice. The guy told me the just moved and they where having a display show. They had all the nano tanks setup for shrimp and fish it was really sweet.
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I love them. Really nice people. So glad they got a bigger store.
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Old 03-23-2014, 12:36 PM   #7
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Title says it all.
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Is that the store Fish Tank Kings built the tank? Or was that one of their other locations?
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Not sure who built their tanks.
The parent company of All Fish Emporium, was In Living Color. Located in Ft.Lauderdale, they build custom acrylic fishtanks all over the world.
Not sure of their relationship with the show.
I was in the store when they were selling tanks made by Tank Kings.
Also when I would call the store, the waiting message, would talk about being able to view their custom acrylic tanks on the show.
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Fish Tank King is Living Color. They built the tank for the newest All Pets/Fish Emporium store. Living Color doesn't own All Pets afaik. I was just curious if the store that's closing was the store they built the signature tank for or if it was one of the others.
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Best shop in Boca is Barrier Reef & Corals. 1921 NW Boca Raton Blvd. Big store. They have a great selection of Marine and freshwater stuff. They also have plants.
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