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Is one of your dream home improvement projects a beautiful, show-stopping customer aquarium? If it is, then you’ve come to the right place! At Sidepost, we work with architects and builders to design, construct and install top-of-the-line freshwater and saltwater fish tanks for interior spaces.
Over the years, Sidepost has become the go-to company for custom aquariums in Australia. We have gradually built a reputation for quality craftsmanship, transforming homes and businesses with our breathtaking underwater features. To sum it up, all custom fish tanks we provide are robust, luxurious and built to last.
Looking to add some serious wow factor to your home? Contact us today to begin the process of installing your very own custom aquarium.
Building your custom made fish tank to fit seamlessly with your interior design
Pushing the boundaries of innovation and design is what we’re all about. Each aquarium is designed to perfectly match your unique specifications, complementing your interior whilst becoming its centrepiece.
We offer a range of different design styles to select from, so whether you’re going for a modern, sleek look or a more classic design, we have you covered. Some fish tanks we commonly install for our clients include:
- Tropical freshwater tanks
- Red sea tanks
- Tropical marine tanks
- Coldwater freshwater tanks
- Marine fish tanks
- Reef tanks
- Aqua topia tanks
- Brackish tanks
Our team of designers and installers can also include LED lighting, custom cabinetry, sump systems, glass etching and protein skimmers to really take your aquarium to the next level. And if you’re unsure about what type of fish tank is best, our experts can advise on which setup is most ideal for your home.
Aquarium maintenance services to keep your custom aquarium in tip-top condition
Maintaining a fish tank is crucial to keeping your fish healthy and happy. Our aquarium experts offer maintenance plans specific to your fish tank type and accessories, increasing its longevity.
We offer a range of maintenance services, including:
- Water changes and testing
- Maintenance of your filters and pumps
- Fish tank cleaning
Routine maintenance ensures your aquarium is balanced and stable and that your fish live stress-free. It can also help prevent costly repairs down the line, so keeping on top of it is essential.
Meanwhile, Sidepost also offers other various services such as house painting, house cleaning, fence installation, and car wash. If you want to give your home a new look, you may also book our house painters in Mildura, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, and Perth.
What's included in our service?
- Fish tank installation
- Custom aquarium design
- Custom cabinetry
- LED lighting, sump systems and other features
- Routine maintenance for your fish tank filters, pumps and water quality
Fish tank services for the perfect build and installation
A range aquarium designs
Choose from a range of contemporary and classic styles for your custom aquarium.
Licensed aquarium installers
Our fish tank professionals will efficiently install your new fish tank with the utmost care.
We provide all the bits and pieces to get your aquarium up and running in no time.
All custom aquarium installations come with a 12-month warranty for your peace of mind.
Read what our customers have to say about our work
They brought my place to life
"Sidepost are your one-stop shop for all things fish tanks. They helped me design and install a beautiful reef tank in my home and it's really brought the place to life. Overall, Sidepost's fish tank installers were highly competent and professional!"
Helpful, talented designers
"I had a great time with Sidepost's team in designing what fish tank would suit my place. They gave me some great suggestions on what kind of fish to get too. I absolutely love my new fish tank and so do my friends!"
Competent fish tank installers
"Sidepost's custom aquariums are a thing of beauty. I've had two installed, one for my home and one for my office, and they really make a statement. The quality of the build is amazing and the service is top notch. 10/10!"
A fantastic aquarium service
"I typically don't recommend companies, but I had to for Sidepost. They quickly installed all the accessories I wanted, including a custom-built cabinet and some amazing lighting. The team was also very friendly, helpful and professional. I'm so happy with my new fish tank!"
High-quality custom aquarium
"My office has just had a complete makeover and we decided to add a tropical marine tank as part of the new look. It’s sturdy, well-made and the perfect focal point for our waiting room. The team at Sidepost were fantastic to work with and took care of everything."
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much will it cost to build a fish tank?
A: Prices will range from a few hundred dollars to several thousand, depending on the size and complexity of the fish tank. Larger aquariums with custom features will be more expensive than smaller, simpler tanks.
Q: How long does it take to install a fish tank?
A: The installation process for a large feature fish tank will generally take 1-2 weeks. This will include shipping and delivery of the fish tank, as well as the time required to set it up and fill it with water.
Q: How long after getting a fish tank can you get fish?
A: After installing your aquarium, we recommend waiting at least 48 hours before adding fish. This will give the tank time to settle and ensure the temperature is set correctly for your tropical fish.
Q: What are custom aquariums made of?
A: Our builders use aluminium bracing and high-quality glass for all of our custom aquarium fish tanks. This ensures that your fish tank is built to last and won't leak.
Q: Do you offer a work warranty?
A: Yes, we offer a 1-year warranty on all of our custom fish tanks. If there are any issues with your fish tank during this time, we will come out and fix it for free. However, other damages unrelated to the installation, ie . general wear and tear are not covered under this warranty.
Q: What kind of fish can I put in my new aquarium?
A: The type of fish you can put in your aquarium will depend on the tank size and the kind of water you have. We recommend speaking to a local fish store or the team at Sidepost to find out what fish are suitable for your new aquarium.
Q: Can you put fish straight into a new tank?
A: We recommend only adding a couple of fish to your fish tank initially. Once your tank's ammonia and nitrite levels have increased and dropped to 0, you can slowly add more fish to your aquarium.
Q: I'm not sure what size fish tank I need. Can you help?
A: Our designs can help determine the correct size fish tank for your home or office. We will also consider the type of fish you want to keep and ensure that your tank is big enough for them.