My visit to Top Shelf Aquatics

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  1. revhtree

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    Well I'm finally going to share some photos from when I went down to ReefAPalooza Orlando and visited Top Shelf Aquatics and their new farm they are building out while I was there. I didn't prepare to take photos so you'll have to just have to endure my iPhone photos! :p

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  2. Jon M.

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    Now that’s a store!
     
  3. revhtree

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    Here are some behind the scenes where they have all of their online coral stock, grow out, shipping etc! Again sorry for the bad pics!

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    Holy heaven
     
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    And then finally a few shots of the farm they are building out! Can't believe I didn't get more photos of this! Maybe @TopShelfAquatics can chime in with details on sizes and water volume! I believe these tanks are being cycled and some of them already housing coral.

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  7. revhtree

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    I think they have 1 million radions in the new farm. LOL!
     
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    Looks like a great store. The iphone photos are great, maybe if you were trying to sell corals not so much, but they sell the fact top shelf aquatics is certainly worth visiting.
     
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    Great store. Friendly staff ready to answer your questions. I shop here a bunch for corals and supplies. Store owner super cool guy also.
     
  10. Crabs McJones

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    Ugh, I need this in my life. Why is there nothing good like this in WI close to me lol
     
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    Love TSA; I've purchased a bunch from them, but unfortunately in the last few months their prices have gone WAY WAY WAY up.
     
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    Not 1 million, but as darn close as we can get!

    You should come visit for Macna! :)

    At any given time we have over a hundred products under $40 and a sale at least once a month. I understand that our new releases are more expensive, as are some of our signature pieces, but there are always good deals to be had. I would recommend checking out the Friday newsletter as thats when we send out our updates. I try to sneak in some great deals whenever I have overstock of certain items but customers have realized that Friday night is when the best deals are to be had and they check out fast! We also offer packs via PM all the time, if we have a lot of it the discounts are pretty deep.
     
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    I'll be at RAP in Chicago in October if that helps lol
     
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    Those are amazing
     
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    Wow this makes Neptune in San Jose look like a lemonade stand.
     
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    Me too! Crabs, you'll be able to fill that new tank!

    @TopShelfAquatics, giving WWC a run for their money!
     
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    Makes my lfs look like an organization setting up a donation stand out side a Walmart.
     
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    I have more corals in my sparse tank than all of the LFS within an hours drive.
     
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    :eek: just dont tell my wife ;Hilarious
     
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    Lol +1
     
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