Fresh Water

We carry a variety of African and South American cichlids, tropical fish, aquatic plants, and invertebrates.

Salt Water

From clown fish to corals The Purrfect Aquarium has got your salt water needs covered.

Cats

Don’t forget to pick up some home-made cat toys and home-grown catnip for the cat(s) in your life.

Roderick

Roderick

Roderick grew up on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, and has always had a love for the ocean and the animals that live in it. He moved to West Hartford, CT when he was in elementary school. Roderick has made a career out of working with animals. He studied Biology at CCSU, and got his start in the pet services industry at Puppy Center and Aquarium in West Hartford. Since then, he has worked for several independent fish stores. Roderick also worked at Petco for several years as an Aquatic Specialist, then a Department Manager. His love for the aquarium hobby occupies much of his free time- and house- which led him to start Fishin’ Rod’s Aquarium Service. It has long been a dream to open his own store, where he can share his passion and expertise with others.

Kyra

Kyra

Kyra grew up in Essex, CT and has had aquariums in her house for as long as she can remember. Her mother was a marine biologist and her father was an avid aquarium hobbyist. Kyra kept aquariums in her dorm room throughout college. She moved to the Hartford area after college (where she met Roderick). She is now an IT Support Specialist and Graphic Artist, and is working on her certification to be a Technology Education Teacher. Kyra is passionate about cats and is active in Project Purr, an adoption service for felines in need of good homes.

Kyle

Kyle

Kyle: Kyle grew up in Waterford, Connecticut and is a jack of all trades master of none. Growing up on Connecticut’s shoreline has led to a lifetime love of all things aquatic and a continued pursuit of knowledge of marine ecosystems and life there in. Having had almost every pet in the past, Kyles current pet family consists of a cranky cockatiel and 65 gallon tank of cichlids all lovingly named after cartoon

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