14100 23rd Ave N Suite B Plymouth MN 55447

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About Us

Established in 1997, New Wave Aquaria™ Inc. provides the most personalized and highest quality aquarium design, installation, and maintenance services in Central Minnesota. Based in Plymouth, Minnesota, we offer a full range of aquarium services for business offices and private homes in and around the area. Over the last 15 years, New Wave Aquaria™ Inc. has grown by leaps and bounds. We have expanded our services to businesses and private homes all across Minnesota. Despite our expansion, our vision has not changed. Our team takes pride in providing superior service to each and every client. New Wave Aquaria™ Inc. is also proud to offer the highest quality of fish and corals which are now available online. We hand pick our fish and corals from only the best suppliers and bring them to you at competitive prices. Our livestock is always quarantined for optimal health. Please check out our newest selections.

Our Services

We can make your aquarium dreams a reality with custom design and installation, and on site aquarium maintenance. Not only can we service your aquarium but we have a full blown aquarium store to grab your favorite aquarium inhabitants.

Aquarium Design

Let us come out to your site, work with you on finding the perfect location and then designing the perfect aquarium area just for you.


We work with many contractors to make sure that any project you can dream, we can build. Let us do all the work and leave you with a beautiful aquarium.

Aquarium Maintenance

Here is where we really shine! We maintain aquariums from 2 gallons all the way to monster 1000 gallon systems. Fresh water to huge reef systems, we know them inside and out.

Retail Location

Want to see the latest and greatest in the aquarium hobby? Come out and take a look around. We carry the greatest equipment from lights to skimmers. The best foods and of course the best looking fish and coral hands down!


Get In Touch with Us

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us

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Hanauma Bay

Exploring the Hawaiian Reefs

Good Morning to All of You! I am writing you today from the tropical waters of Hawaii. I am doing some research of the fish native to this area and am having a great time. Yesterday I snorkeled the reefs off of Hanauma Bay and got to swim with a […]


What’s New at New Wave Aquaria™

Hello All,  This month has been pretty busy at New Wave™.  We have added a new “LPS Lagoon” display to the main floor featuring all the best LPS we have to offer.  I will post pictures of our Acans and Blastos, as the colors are AMAZING!  We have also added […]


**Day Seven** Seven Maintenance Must-Haves: Surface Cleaner

Day Seven: Surface Cleaner  So, we are finishing up on this series focusing on the 7 most important items in your aquarium maintenance bucket.  To close this series, we are discussing the last, but not least, piece to any maintenance bucket: aquarium surface cleaner. As with all the other items […]

fish towels

**Day Six** Seven Maintenance Must-Haves: Fish Towels

Day Six: Designated “Fish” Towels We are almost done with this series, just two important items left to discuss.  Today we are focusing on towels for your maintenance bucket.  It seems like a silly thing to focus on but towels are too often overlooked and almost ALWAYS needed especially when working […]


**Day Five** Seven Maintenance Must-Haves: The Baster!!

Day Five: The Baster Today I am sharing what I feel to be a maintenance secret.  Over the last 20 years I have been doing aquarium maintenance and very few cleaning products compare to the usefulness of the baster!  Before I discovered the Rio Coral Feeder, I used a plain […]


**Day Four** Seven Maintenance Must-Haves: Refractometer or Hydrometer

Day Four: Refractometer or Hydrometer Today we are talking about saltwater specific tools, the refractometer and hydrometer. So far we have discussed the siphon, algae scraper and algae scrub brushes which are universal tools among the aquarium hobby as a whole.  But, as a Saltwater Specialty Store, I found it […]


**Day Three** Seven Maintenance Must-Haves: Small Scrub Brushes

Day Three: Handheld Scrub Brushes We are on Day Three in this series and today we are talking about Small Handheld Scrub Brushes.  We covered siphons, scrapers and some of you may ask why we need a scrub brush in addition.  Scrub brushes are a vital part of your Maintenance […]

Algae Scraper

*Day 2* What’s In Your Bucket: 7 Maintenance Must-Haves

Day Two: Algae Scrapers: Hand Held or Magnet If you missed the post yesterday, we talked about the importance of a Siphon to preform water changes…A MUST HAVE in your aquarium maintenance bucket.  Today, we are going to focus on the infamous ALGAE SCRAPER.  No matter how clean you try […]


What’s In Your Bucket: Seven Cleaning Must-Haves

Happy Monday!  This week, as we are battling the COLDEST days of the year here in Minnesota, we are starting our Seven Day Series on Cleaning Out Your Aquarium Maintenance Bucket  focusing on the Seven Maintenance Must-Haves . Here’s a Sneak Peek of the Week: Day One: Siphon Day Two: Algae […]


New Year’s Resolution: The Water Changing Game

Happy New Year’s to all my fellow aquarists out there.  With the onset of a new year, many of you are setting career, fitness and other personal goals.  Here at New Wave™, we are helping our customers set REALISTIC maintenance goals!  To start off 2016 on the right foot, we […]