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Who We Are  --

Specialists In Custom Fish Tanks, Luxury Aquarium Design And Installation

Meet Maria and Hank, the dynamic duo behind Tropical Gems, an exceptional business based in Ontario, Canada. This power couple has effortlessly blended their love for aquatic life and reptiles, creating a one-of-a-kind establishment that offers a wide range of services alongside high-quality products.
Hank's journey with Tropical Gems began unexpectedly. With his garage brimming with breathtaking aquariums and an ever-expanding collection of fish, Maria made a playful comment that if Hank continued acquiring more fish, he might as well open a store. Little did they know, this light-hearted banter would transform into a life-changing decision.


Fuelled by his passion for underwater marvels and exotic reptiles, Hank fearlessly ventured into the world of entrepreneurship. After retiring, he decided to turn his beloved hobby into a full-time business. Together with Maria's unwavering support and exceptional business acumen, they set out to build Tropical Gems into a remarkable destination for enthusiasts.

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Explore our wide range of stunning and rare tropical fish and reptiles

Tropical Gems is not your average aquarium store. It has evolved into a complete haven for aquatic and reptile aficionados. True to their commitment to excellence, Maria and Hank expanded their offerings to encompass a diverse range of services. Alongside an extensive selection of colorful fish, corals, and stunning aquarium plants, Tropical Gems also provides an array of reptiles that captivate the imagination.


In addition to their remarkable product range, Tropical Gems offers a comprehensive suite of services designed to make life easier for their customers. From tank cleaning and pond maintenance to reptile boarding, Maria and Hank go above and beyond to ensure every aspect of their customers' experience is exceptional.


Transform your aquarium into a vibrant and captivating display with our range of colorful exotic fish

The couple's expertise and dedication shine through, as they take pride in providing personalized advice and sharing their knowledge through educational workshops. This creates a warm and inviting atmosphere that has fostered a community of fellow enthusiasts who share the same passion for the extraordinary world of aquatic life and reptiles.

Maria and Hank's entrepreneurial spirit and their dedicated staff, coupled with their commitment to unparalleled customer service, has turned Tropical Gems into a cherished landmark within their community. Their success story serves as an inspiration to those who dream of turning their hobbies into prosperous businesses, showcasing how passion, dedication, and a touch of humor can transform a simple idea into an extraordinary reality.
As Maria and Hank continue to embark on this exhilarating journey, Tropical Gems remains a testament to their unwavering love for aquatic beauty and reptilian wonders. Pay them a visit and allow them to transport you to a tropical oasis where dreams of underwater serenity and reptile fascination come to life.



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