At Aqua Creations, our lifelong passion for aquariums shows in every masterpiece we create.

We craft our beautiful freshwater, marine, and reef fish tanks in commercial and residential settings, in any size, shape and dimensions you can dream of.

With a passionate group of designers, builders and hobbyists, Aqua Creations prides itself on its leading team of aquarium professionals who will help create the smooth and seamless experience you deserve.

The Complete Aquarium Solution

Our team of experts are there for you for the life of your aquatic system

Design

Aquarium and Fish Tank Design

Choosing the right design can be difficult. Our aquarium experts will create innovative designs that will harmonize your aquarium with the surrounding space.

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Installation

Aquarium and Fish Tank Installation

We are aquarium installation experts. We do it right—from challenging system delivery to installing the highest quality components. With Aqua Creations your future system’s success is assured.

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Maintenance

We will implement an aquarium maintenance schedule that will work for you and keep your aquarium in pristine condition.

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Featured Aquarium Projects

Bringing the beauty of nature into the comfort of your indoors

Park Slope Man Cave

This man cave-style Brooklyn, NY basement features a large aquarium as a center piece and is home to sizable semi-predator marine fish.

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Shower Paradise

This Manasquan, NJ reef-style marine aquarium has one main panel in the shower while the other faces a walk-in-off-the-beach sitting room.

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Corporate Conference Room

This large built-in marine aquarium features custom coral inserts, and can be easily viewed from the lobby and the boardroom of this real estate office.

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What People Say

Outperforms

Professional, on time, and outperforms expectations from the first consult all the way through delivery and set up. Thank you for making my dream come true.

Shlomo 78

True Professionals

True Professionals. Jay and Sol not only are Masters at building custom aquariums but are passionate about it. They will handle your project as if they were building it for themselves.

Michael Smug

They Deliver

Aqua Creations is an amazing company. They built and installed a custom 550 gallon fish tank in the middle of our company cafeteria. The entire process was smooth and they delivered on everything they promised.

Brian Johnson

Within Budget

Aqua Creations has been on time and within budget plus superb quality on every project that we’ve used them for.  Looking forward to using them again in the near future.

Travis – Head Curator Jenkinson’s Aquarium

Knowledgeable

I could not be happier with the experience that I’ve had with Aqua Creations. They are pleasant, knowledgeable and professional.

H. Bertram

Viewing Pleasure

The team at Aqua Creations has given me and my family many years of viewing pleasure. Having our reef aquarium installed and under their care was the best decision we could have made.

Dr. M. Tarlow MD, FAAD

Nice People

Not only is the work they do amazing but they are some of the nicest people that have ever done work here. As an added plus I enjoy stopping by and talking with them. Their wealth of aquatic knowledge is a great benefit for my growth as a hobbyist.

Jason Yahr

Frequently Asked Questions

The sooner we start on your aquarium design process the better. We will meet with you and examine your floor plan and space in detail and come up with a plan that will work. You cannot begin to imagine the range of options that are available only if we are involved from the start of your new construction project.

Although more limited, there are still many possibilities. You can do a free standing or peninsula fish tank with a stunning furniture surround, or, of course we can still do a built-into-the-wall system with minimum space modification. Call us and let’s set up a meeting to view the space and discuss the possibilities.

We love both glass and acrylic for fish tanks. Both have their time and place. For unique shapes and oversized tall aquariums, acrylic is our go-to choice. Acrylic is also optically clear for that WYSIWYG look. For that classy 47th street window look, glass can’t be beat. High-end jewelry is displayed under glass for good reason. Glass is also way more scratch resistant, although a scratch in an acrylic tank can be buffed out.

For sure! We do it all, from soup to nuts. We have an extensive aquarium service department with an amazing staff. We will create a service schedule that will work for you. We will stock your tank with amazing livestock and provide for all the systems needs so that you can sit back and enjoy the stunning beauty of your living piece of art.

Wow. Impossible to answer that one. The aquarium system options are varied, and It all depends on your space. Although marine aquariums are more exotic with amazing colors, freshwater systems, when done right, have a classy look of their own and a grace that can’t be beat. They are also easier to maintain for those who are more budget minded. We have hundreds of aquarium installations of both freshwater and marine systems and all their subtypes.

Here’s a list of a few:

  • Do not install aquarium in an area with too much ambient external daylight as it will be impossible to keep down the unsightly green algae levels.
  • Do not overfeed the fish. If food is falling to the substrate and not getting eaten it will decompose into ammonia. A bad thing for fish health!
  • Do not overstock the tank. That one extra fish can cause a system crash that will cause you to regret your decision. Be happy with success and don’t attempt to overload the aquarium.
  • Do not buy that must have fish from a non-reputable source. That fish can come along with disease and/or parasites that will infect the whole system. We quarantine all our livestock to ensure their health before being added to a client’s aquarium.
  • Patience! Patience! Patience! Don’t stock your new tank too fast. Bacteria needs time to grow and your aquarium needs time to establish itself. So, go slow. You will get there and have a “full”, thriving, breathtaking aquarium, just have patience.

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News & Insights

What's in a Name?

Gosh, it’s been so long I can’t remember when I started this dang aquarium company. Oh well, one thing I do remember is thinking of a good name...

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24 DEC 2020

Feng Shui Fish Tank Best Placing and Number of Fish

Feng shui fish tanks are a beautiful and potent feng shui cure to attract the energy of wealth and abundance. Placed right, and taken care of wisely,...

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3 JUN 2015

Reverse Osmosis Filters: Do They Work for Saltwater Fish Tanks?

Anyone worth his salt (pun intended), will tell you that with saltwater fish, corals and marine life, you need a Reverse Osmosis Filter (RODI) for...

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2 JUN 2015