By educating fishkeepers about water quality, retailers can help hobbyists enjoy their tanks while profiting from sales of related products.
Décor items like plants, rocks and gravel not only enhance a tank’s environment, they greatly contribute to a pet store’s bottom line.
Maintaining marine animals requires a great deal more skill and knowledge than keeping freshwater fish–but it is also incredibly rewarding.
Selling freshwater livestock has never required a higher level of competency than it does now.
Retailers who cater to reef enthusiasts should must carry a good selection of items in the most popular reef product categories.
There are many pieces of equipment that can be considered part of a filtration system, and most customers could use a system upgrade in their tanks.
Staffing the fish department is about choosing employees who are knowledgeable and passionate about the aquatics industry.