For some people, cats and dogs are excellent pets. For others, however, owning an aquarium with fish is important and has its benefits. It reduces stress and anxiety and helps people to calm down. While there are many places in the Baltimore area to get supplies for your cat or dog, there are also a few places which provide the supplies you need for your fish, including aquariums.
Woodlawn’s Tropical Fish & Pet 
5804 Windsor Mill Rd,
Baltimore, MD 21207
(410) 944-1129’s Tropical Fish and Pet has the freshwater and saltwater fish as well as all the accessories you will need to set up your aquarium. The selections are offered at affordable prices. You can select from the various sizes of aquariums that are available. Located in Northwest Baltimore, store hours are Mondays – Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.. The staff is ready to assist you with whatever you need.

Tropical Fish Store
2634 E Monument St
Baltimore, MD 21205
(410) 732-6015
Tropical Fish Store, located in Southeast Baltimore near Johns Hopkins Hospital, has helpful staff who are willing to cater to your aquarium needs. From tropical fish to pet supplies, you are sure to find what you need to set up your aquarium in style. This quaint little shop features affordable prices, too. The store is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from noon to 6 p.m.

House of Tropicals
7389-F Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd.
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
(410) 761-1113 to its website, “House of Tropicals has everything you need to start a successful aquarium.” They stock several inexpensive kits if you are a beginner. If you are a pro, they have a large selection of accessories. House of Tropicals is family-owned and operated. Store hours are: Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Go Fish LLC
8767 G Philadelphia Road
Rosedale, MD 21237
(443) 559-8235 is a great place for fishing and aquarium supplies. The staff is very knowledgeable and will go to great lengths to satisfy the customer. Whether you are a novice or professional hobbyist, you are sure to find your aquatic needs there. Hours of operation are: Tuesdays though Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and
Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. The store is located in Rosedale, Baltimore County.

Congressional Aquarium
138 Congressional Lane
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-6182
www.congressionalaquarium.comCongressional Aquarium carries the best in aquarium needs and at affordable prices. The staff can assist you in providing the most natural habitat for your sea life. Equipment to accessorize their various sizes of aquariums is also available. Located in the Congressional Plaza, the store hours of operation are:
Mondays through Saturdays from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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