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    Just 17 "Fintastic" Things From PetSmart To Buy Your Fish

    These finds will go over swimmingly with your aquatic pals.

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    1. An enchanted aquarium so your fish can spend their days exploring. This tank comes with an LED light (to make sure the mood is always right) and a convenient feeding door on the hood. It even has a built-in filter to ensure the tank stays clean and free of any harmful waste.


    Promising review: "This kit has a really good filter and a gorgeous set of lights. It has just enough room for my two guppies and two ghost shrimp. It is so pretty to look at. It's much better than any build-it-yourself setup. I have had many, many, many tanks and this is my favorite by far!" —Kathryntheclean

    Price: $24.99 (originally $29.99)

    2. A container of tropical flakes fish food that your pals are sure to devour. This food is designed to keep your tank water clean and is packed with tons of necessary nutrients.

    TetraMin tropical flakes food

    Promising review: "Excellent, long-lasting tropical flakes. I've had my fish for over four years and these are the only flakes I have used for them. They love the food!" —PetSmart Reviewer

    Price: $2.59+ (available in sizes 1 oz to 4.52 lbs)

    3. An intricately detailed coral cube ornament to enhance your tank decor and give your fish a fun obstacle course to swim through.

    coral cube tank ornament

    Promising review: "We bought this for our betta tank. It's the perfect size and there are so many options for the fish to swim through. Ours like to take little naps in the bottom crevice." —PetSmart Reviewer

    Price: $14.99

    4. A bag of multicolored aquarium gravel that will look dazzling under your tank's LED lights. It's also available in three other colors to fit any vibe you're going for.

    a fish swimming in a colorful tank with the neon gravel

    Promising review: "This gravel is amazing! It will probably look great in any fish tank and its colors are really nice with the neon. The tank's LED lights make it glow more, which makes it even better. I can also see all the fish easily because the black makes them stand out. Overall, this product was a great price and idea!" —Jazeel 

    Price: $2.59 (originally $8.79; comes in 5 lbs and is available in four colors)

    5. A gorgeous pink-striped-leaf plant to add to your aquatic home. Your fish will thank you when they have the most decked-out tank on the block. It will also give them a place to hide out or rest when needed.

    faux striped leaf plant

    Promising review: "I bought this fake plant for my 20 gallon and it’s amazing! When I put the fish in there they seemed to love it. Highly recommend." —thatpetguy0327

    Price: $2.99

    6. A water-resistant LED aquarium light bar with six different color options. The slim design will make it easily hidden from your line of sight. It's the rave your fish didn't ask for, but never knew they needed.

    LED light fixture in package

    Promising review: "Works perfectly and it lights up my 10-gallon tank. Everything advertised has been delivered!" —PetSmart Reviewer

    Price: $16.99

    7. A beautifully designed aquarium stand that is practical but will make a statement. The easy assembly adds a new staple piece to your home without any stress.


    Tank not included. This stand is water resistant, has ample storage space, is easy to assemble, and supports tanks up to 10 gallons.

    Promising review: "Really pleased with this tank stand. It was easy to put together. Looks really nice and it looks a lot more like furniture than most other stands. I like the access hole in the back panel because it allows the power cords to be run in/out of there." —Matty826

    Price: $99.99

    8. An Aqua Clear power filter to maintain fresh, clean, and clear water for all of your floating friends. Its waterfall design provides silent filtration so your fish can swim in peace.

    water filter attached to tank

    Promising review: "Don't waste your money on a canister or any other hob filter that makes you throw away all the good bacteria you have worked so hard to make happen. This three-level filtration system is great. You can mix and match any medium you need to help your water stay crystal clear." —Bakka

    Price: $32.99+ (originally $39.99; available in 30 gal to 110 gal)

    9. A bottle of bacterial-infection treatment that's approved for both fresh- and saltwater fish. Made with tea tree oil, this treatment is designed to help fish with diseases, wounds, eye-cloud, mouth fungus, tail/fin rot, and even aids in tissue regrowth.

    bottle of melafix infection treatment

    Promising review: "The night before last, my little betta girl split her tail down the middle, almost all the way to her body. From the time she split it to yesterday afternoon, there was no improvement. Last night I picked up this product and put a few drops in with her. At 8 a.m. this morning, her tail was already halfway healed!" —PetSmart Reviewer

    Price: $10.29 (originally $18.49)

    10. A bag of all-natural basaltic gravel to enhance plant growth in your aquarium. Perfect for biological filtration and can be used right out of the bag!


    Promising review: "I bought four bags for my new 54-gallon corner tank. I added fish after three days. The tank cycled without losing any fish and my plants are looking great." —PetSmart Reviewer

    Price: $20.99 (originally $24.99; available in black and red)

    11. A floating astronaut ornament that'll send your fish into orbit. Your pals will be swimming up a storm with the likes of Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride.

    floating astronaut ornament

    Promising review: "I love this in my tank! It’s not too big nor too small for my 10-gallon tank. I love how it just floats in the water." —petlover194

    Price: $7.99

    12. A pack of water-testing strips to ensure your fish are safe and swimming in the absolute best conditions. These strips test for nitrate, nitrite, hardness, chlorine, alkalinity, pH, and ammonia.

    the strips next to the containers

    Promising review: "This is a great product! Have been using it for three years. Buy this, use it regularly, keep a record, and your fish will thank you!" —retiredprofessor

    Price: $12.99 (originally $29.99)

    13. An artificial flower ball aquarium plant that will let your fish have a cozy place to rest their heads. It will also maintain its color and brighten up your tank!

    orange flower ball ornament in tank
    PetSmart Reviewer

    Promising review: "I bought this for my betta fish tank and I am so happy I did. It is so vibrant and adds some life to my betta's habitat. My betta loves to lay around it." —Natalie

    Price: $2.99

    14. A bucket of reef crystals specifically designed for your saltwater oasis. This reef salt will assist in the long-term care of your environment and requires no additional additives.

    bucket of reef crystals reef salt

    Promising review: "I got this a month back. Been using crystal reef salt for years and for the price and value, you can't go wrong with using this reef salt." —zakkstone

    Price: $39.99 (originally $79.99)

    15. A pack of frozen brine shrimp designed to promote healthy immune systems and happy tummies for all fresh and saltwater fish. The perfect treat right before a tank move or just for overall snacking!

    package of brine shrimp treats

    Promising review: "I got this shrimp for my betta, Pearl, and she loves them! I use them as treats for her and I usually give her a little bit after her dinner. Buy them for your fishy friend." —iluvmypearrl 

    Price: $7.99

    16. An eight-gallon acrylic aquarium orb that will look incredible on your desk, countertop, or truly any room in the house. It has a five-stage filtration system, LED lights, and is more durable than your average glass tank.

    8 gallon tank on home office desk

    Promising review: "I love it! Just what I wanted for my kitchen. The 8-gallon is perfect for my betta. Super-fast shipping!" —Snickerz

    Price: $122.00 (available in black and silver)

    17. And a 10-day fish feeder to ensure your loves are taken care of while you're away. Each block contains krill and spirulina, as well as essential vitamins. Never worry about them going hungry again!

    package of 10-day fish feeder

    Promising review: "I have used it twice so far. Works perfectly. First time I used it was when I was away for 10 days exactly. I recently was away for 13 days. I have a 60-gallon aquarium with nine fishes. The water was clean and all the fishes were good." —Anna

    Price: $3.99 (originally $4.49)

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