Looking for that perfect fish stand? Petware House stocks a variety of fish tank stands and canopies in various colors and styles that are sure to please the individual and fit in with your current décor. If it’s not in our showroom, we can special order the item for you from Marineland or Aqueon, two of the biggest names in the market. Rest assured that Petware House offers the most appealing and best priced fish stands in Fort Wayne.
As part of your purchasing efforts we highly suggest that you research and plan your purchase, so we have included some information below to help. We also understand that the aquarium hobby can be an exciting and rewarding experience with many endless possibilities and biotypes which can be created and enjoyed by everyone in your family and in the comfort of your own home. As part of your first step, you really need to have a realistic budget and work with those numbers. Decide on where your new fish stand is to installed, the size and style of the fish tank and canopy.
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With many available stands are available on the market, the question will be “which is the right one for me” and there are a number of items to take into consideration when choosing this component. Also, let’s keep in mind that a fish stand basic function is hold the aquarium in place, and conceal equipment and supplies below. The two types of stands commonly available are iron and wood. The iron stands are going to be the least expensive and do not offer cabinetry and storage. They are not very sturdy and they tend to rust easily when exposed to saltwater.
A wood stand is a great compliment to any matching décor in your or home or office. Also, available in a variety of styles and finishes and you also have one custom made just for you. When comparing the various models, take a moment or two and look at the craftsmanship and ensure the unit is well balanced on a level surface, particularly for the safety of your children and your pets. Aquariums are without question, top heavy items so it’s important to buy a solid piece. Try avoiding stands primarily made of particle board which does not hold up well in high-moisture environments.
If you are considering a custom stand or a high quality pre-built stand, Petware House highly suggests the services of Kim Miller whom produces excellent quality custom stands an canopies. There are many different materials from which a stand can be built such as decorative concrete blocks. There are also many different colors and textures of concrete blocks available on the market, which can be easily added into any interior design.
A custom aquarium setup built into your existing wall can always be a spectacular display without the added furniture or other obstacles in the home or office. tt is wise to consult a contractor in designing this type of display. As in choosing an aquarium, it is important no matter what type of stand that you choose that it be structurally sound, be of good craftsmanship, and have a reasonable warranty accompanying it
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Other than just covering your aquarium a canopy serves many purposes. It’s primary functions however are to keep evaporation down to a minimum, preventing aquatic life from getting out and serving as housing unit for your lighting system. You will find three types of canopies on the market: plastic, glass and wood. Most plastic canopies on the market are all-in-one units which typically includes everything you need including a lighting system.
For overly excited fish and for limiting evaporation from your fish tank a glass canopy is a must have item. They can be used by themselves with a common type of strip lighting placed along the top. In addition, the glass canopy is versatile and allows for much needed flexibility in lighting types and configurations.
Last on our list of canopy types is made of wood and is typically built to match the design of the stand and/or surrounding furnishings. They are the most visually stunning of the canopies list and the most expensive on the list, by far. The wood canopy will hide all the lighting in addition to the glass canopy inside the wooden frame. This type of canopy setup will inevitably provide you with the most options when designing your lighting system on both saltwater and freshwater planted aquariums.
Let Petware House be your primary source for all your tank, fish and canopy requirements. Have an idea of the type of fish you wish to keep in your aquarium prior to purchasing a canopy. If you still have question don’t hesitate to contact us for assistance and we will be pleased to provide you with details.
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Most companies just offer a few types of fish tank stands to choose from, which may not meet your specific requirements or your environment. The size might be off, the color doesn’t match, etc. Why settle for a fish tank stand that doesn’t meet your specific requirements when Petware House, through our close business partners, can provide you with a custom-built stand that will meet both your size and environment requirements?
If it’s for your home or office, let us work closely with you to conceptualize and create that perfect fish tank stand that will help bring out the tranquility of your fish tank in your home, business or restaurant? Perfect stands for the perfect settings. Reach out to us now and we will gladly fill you in with all the details.