I’m Larry McGee and I’ve been doing aquarium maintenance as a business for 25 years.  This blog is about my experiences and observations in the business. Hopefully, you can find something that will help you out in your maintenance business or with your own personal tank!

My aquarium maintenance business was featured in a couple of different podcasts online.  Listen and get the inside scoop on how this business works!

Listen Now: Side Hustle Show Episode #360

Listen Now: Side Hustle School Episode #1038

Looking for better ways to do things with your aquarium? From cleaning & water changes to basic DIY, these articles will help to show you how to do things quickly and more efficiently in your aquarium and in your business.

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Maintaining aquariums in a business can be very different than keeping them as a hobby at home. You sometimes have to learn where the hobby side ends and the business begins. These articles highlight the business side of aquarium maintenance.

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Welcome to the Student Resource Center. This section is where students enrolled in the ‘How to Start an Aquarium Maintenance Business’ course can find up-to-date information on where to buy supplies both retail and wholesale, current marketing ideas, marketing materials

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How to Start An Aquarium Maintenance Business

Dreaming of starting your own business? - Something different that not a lot of other people are already doing? - Something low overhead, high profit with flexible hours? - This course could be what you're looking for! - Join me as I teach you step by step how to start your own aquarium maintenance business....even if you have ZERO aquarium experience!

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Plumbing a custom aquarium can be a scary venture if you have limited experience with it. There are many opportunities for water to escape and find its way across your client’s beautiful hardwood floors. With a little know-how, proper tools and patience, you can create a plumbing system that is functional, safe and easily repairable.

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These aquariums may not make the cut for an episode of ‘Tanked’, but they have their own stories that set them apart from the rest. From the very simple to the challenging to design, take a look behind some of my favorite tanks over the years.

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Take a journey through the dozens upon dozens of aquariums that I have created and/or maintained over the years in my maintenance business.

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Are you tired of wrestling with your fish aquarium?

Have you spent too much time and money dealing with sick and dying fish? Your problem could be simple, such as overcleaning your aquarium! - Learn to maintain your aquarium like the pros - The book 'Aquarium Maintenance Guide' was written with the beginner in mind. The steps are basic, down to earth and easy to understand. The principles are scientific, logical and they work. Download the PDF today. Your fish will love you!