About us


Manhattan Aquariums is the premiere establishment for all of your aquatic needs.  Founded by Joseph Caparatta in 2001, we have seen tremendous changes in the industry.  With much excitement, us "fish nerds" look forward to serving you with passion and knowledge.

As a LFS that serves the Manhattan and nearby areas, we carry all kinds of fish, corals, marine, reef, freshwater, and we also carry the latest gadgets and cutting edge equipment in stock.  With our special partner Unique Corals in California, we are able to bring you the choicest and healthiest rarities.  Anything you see on UniqueCorals.com we can get shipped to the store for pick up.  

Shop with confidence, we have a robust guarantee, and we rigorously test our products for functionality and high standards.

Our showroom is located at 522 W 37th st, New York NY 10018 (11th Ave, near Javitz Center and the Hudson Yard stop on 7 train).

*All photos of tanks are of actual Manhattan Aquariums customers' tanks and our own livestock, unless otherwise stated.

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