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Keep up to date with everything that's happening in and around our 160+ stores across the UK - including new store openings and closures, store events and open days, seasonal and holiday opening time information and monthly livestock showcases.

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  1. What's in Store - October 2021?
    What's in Store - October 2021?

    October is here and another year has flashed by in a rather eventful whirl. Things are never quiet though, as our stores gear up for the shift from the pond season to the time of the tropicals.

  2. What's in store - September 2021?
    What's in store - September 2021?

    It’s a great time of year to pick up bargains in our pond sections, as this year’s fishes have grown through the year and are ready to go into garden ponds that still carry the warmth of the summer. There’s also a wealth of beautiful aquarium fish available. Take a look at some of the beauties on display in our stores this month.

  3. What's in store - August 2021?
    What's in store - August 2021?

    Check out some of Paul Tapley's top finds in our stores this month. It’s been uncomfortably hot, so where better to start than with a coolwater fish? 

  4. What's in Store - July 2021
    What's in Store - July 2021

    Check out Paul Tapley’s selection of top livestock finds in store this month.

  5. What's in Store - June 2021?
    What's in Store - June 2021?

    Although pond season is in full swing, our stores are still full of amazing aquarium species worth checking out. Take a look at just some of Paul Tapley's top finds in our stores this month.

  6. What's in Store - May 2021?
    What's in Store - May 2021?

     Pond season may be in full swing but there’s still plenty going on in the tropical and marine systems of our stores. Check out some of Paul Tapley's top finds in our stores this month.

  7. What's in Store - April 2021?
    What's in Store - April 2021?

    Paul Tapley showcases some top picks worth seeking out in our stores during April while taking stock of the journey our stores have been on since the beginning of lockdown last year.

  8. What's in Store - March 2021
    What's in Store - March 2021

    With March finally here, the new season pond plants are starting to appear in our stores. Full of promise, these early arrivals tend to be a mixture of the ultra-hardy foliage types such as sedges, as well as the first flowering marginals of spring just getting into their stride. As with any garden design, evergreen types add structure and interest at this time of year. There is also, of course, a fantastic array of fish available and here we showcase just a few of them to tickle your fancy this March.

  9. What's in Store - February 2021
    What's in Store - February 2021

    After a period of wintry weather, it’s nice to look to the tropical sections inside whilst the pond sections slumber under a blanket of snow. Paul Tapley showcases some of the livestock in our stores this February.

  10. What's in Store - January 2021
    What's in Store - January 2021

    It may be winter outside but in our hearts, it’s spring - especially when we have sights to cheer us from the autumn koi harvest. Our livestock expert once again shares the top picks that he has found in stores that are available for you to purchase and allow you to add to your set ups.

  11. Aquarium Clearance Sale - 2021
    Aquarium Clearance Sale - 2021

    Now's the perfect time to grab a great deal on an aquarium in many of our stores across the UK. Find out more about our local store clearance sale.

  12. What's in Store this December?
    What's in Store this December?

    The tropical season is in full swing and it seems that even the fish know it. Check out Paul Tapley’s selection of top finds in store this month. 

  13. What's in store - November
    What's in store - November

    With the long nights upon us, it’s good to know that the aquarium season is here to brighten our days. Paul Tapley shares some of his top finds for this month.

  14. What's in Store - October 2020
    What's in Store - October 2020

    As the pond season starts to give way to the trops, it’s a glorious cross-over time of year in the stores and Paul Tapley shares some of the livestock that has caught his eye during his recent travels.

     

  15. One L of a Bargain
    One L of a Bargain

    It’s that time of year again, as the days start to shorten and the water lily leaves begin to fade, the new season of tropical imports begins. As expected, freight charges and other costs have increased, which means that the many catfishes which have been quietly growing-on in our stores during lockdown are at prices that are unlikely to be seen again. Read on...

  16. What’s in store - the new normal
    What’s in store - the new normal

    After weeks of lockdown and disruption on a global scale, and with things starting to return to a ‘new normal’, Paul Tapley offers some insight as to what to expect in our stores as lockdown starts to ease.

  17. 5 Great reasons to love your local Maidenhead Aquatics store
    5 Great reasons to love your local Maidenhead Aquatics store

    Now restrictions across the UK are easing, there has never been a better time to pop down to your local Maidenhead Aquatics store to take your fishkeeping to the next level. Find out why...

  18. UK Pet Shop Licence Star Rating Guidance
    UK Pet Shop Licence Star Rating Guidance

    The new “star rating” system for pet shops licensing came into effect from Monday 1st October 2018 und

  19. What's in Store - March 2020
    What's in Store - March 2020

    After a mild wet winter that was more of a rainy season, pond fish have had an easy time of things. Whilst temperatures are still rather low, our stores are filling with fishes ready for the start of a new season. Check out Tappers' selections from our stores for March.

  20. What's in Store - February 2020
    What's in Store - February 2020

    Check out Paul Tapley's latest update on the fish that have caught his eye in our stores this February - from corals in Cardiff to Jade sleeper gobies at Dedworth.

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