Welcome to Fintastic Aquariums

Cichlid Aquarium

Established in 2005, Fintastic Aquariums is the leading supplier of custom aquatic environments and aquarium products in Connecticut.

We provide a full line of products in our store to fit the needs and budget of any level—from beginners through advanced aquarium enthusiasts.

At Fintastic Aquariums we also design and install standard and custom aquariums for homes and businesses, and provide basic and customized aquarium maintenance services throughout the Connecticut and Massachusetts area.  Our attention to detail, from design through fabrication, installation, and maintenance, will ensure your expectations are surpassed.

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Complete Line of Products

Fintastic Aquariums carries a complete line of aquarium supplies and products made by the leading manufacturers in the industry, as well as a variety of tropical fish, saltwater fish, and live coral.  In addition to our inventory of aquarium products, we also carry supplies for dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and other small small animals.

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Services to Meet Your Needs

Fintastic Aquariums is prepared to meet any and all of your freshwater, saltwater and reef aquarium service needs.  We offer custom design and installation services, as well as many other services to assist our customers in establishing and maintaining a healthy aquatic environment.  Examples of these services include:


Dedicated full-time service department;


Service and maintenance contracts that includes a 30-day guarantee on all livestock;


Free setup with the purchase of a 50 gallon or larger tank for our local customers, and;


Custom designed cabinets to match your current home or office décor.

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Committed to Your Satisfaction

Our best representatives are our satisfied customers who continually recommend us to their friends, families, and other businesses in Connecticut and Massachusetts.  Each customers, whether large or small, receive our friendly, knowledgeable, and reliable service, as well as a selection of quality products to meet any budget.

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Contact or Visit Our Store

We are conveniently located in East Hartford, Connecticut and look forward to serving your freshwater, saltwater, and reef aquarium needs.  Please feel free to contact us, or stop by our store location to see our products and discover why we are the leading source for aquarium products and services in the Connecticut and Massachusetts area.

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Social Media and Website Visitor Resources

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Come and join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to get up-to-date information on new products, and to learn about the latest news, sales and special offers at our store.  You may also bookmark our website by adding it to your list of favorites, or share our site with your friends by e-mail or through your favorite social media resource.

Our Retail Store and Staff

Fintastic Aquariums Storefront Fintastic Aquariums.  Our store is conveniently located at 159 Burnside Avenue in East Hartford.  Store hours, contact information, and an interactive map are available on our "Contact" page.

Our Spacious Shop Our Spacious Shop.  Our spacious 1,800 square foot shop provides ample room for our customers to browse our selection of various products, including corals, fish, and invertebrates.

Friendly and Knowlegable Staff At Your Service.  Our team has over 35 years of experience and is committed to assist you in all of your aquarium and pet needs.

Featured Aquariums

30 Gallon Cube Aquarium Thirty Gallon Cube.  This saltwater tank we installed and maintain at a local business.  It is decorated with living rock and sea fans, and provides a habitat for clownfish and a triggerfish.

144 Gallon Half-Circle Aquarium Perfect Addition to Any Room  This 144 gallon half-circle tank is inhabited by primarily freshwater cichlids.   A well-maintained aquarium makes a perfect addition to any room—in this case, the lobby in our store.