Custom Fish Tanks Canberra - Get the Best Custom Aquariums in Canberra with Sidepost

Spruce up your interior with a custom fish tank in Canberra

  • We design, build and install custom fish tanks in Canberra

  • Available for corporate offices and private residences

  • 1 year work guarantee to protect your investment

  • Elegant and dazzling custom made fish aquariums that will transform your space


How it works

Book our fish tank builders in Canberra - 4 steps


Input your postcode and connect with our Canberra aquarium builders


Schedule an obligation free quote at a time that suits you


We custom build and install your new fish tank


Relax and pay once the work is completed and you're happy

Transform your vision into reality with a one-of-a-kind custom fish tank in Canberra

Custom aquariums add a whole new dimension to your interior that will amaze your guests and uplift your mood. Whether you want a small desktop fish tank for your office or a large floor-to-ceiling aquarium for your reception area, our experienced team can turn your vision into reality.

Sidepost works with licensed and experienced interior designers, architects and builders to create stunning custom fish tanks that become your room’s focal point. We’ve designed, built and installed custom fish tanks for some of Canberra’s most prestigious businesses and private residences. If you can dream it, we can build it.

Choose from a variety of custom fish tanks in Canberra for your Interior

Not all fish tanks are alike. A tropical marine tank, for example, requires powerful filtration systems and heating whereas a cold water fish tank is a bit more basic and low maintenance. Depending on the type of fish you want to keep, your custom fish tank will need to be designed and built to accommodate their specific needs.

Here are some of the different types of custom fish tanks we build in Canberra:

  • Tropical freshwater tanks
  • Red sea tanks
  • Tropical marine tanks
  • Coldwater freshwater tanks
  • Marine fish tanks
  • Reef tanks
  • Aqua topia tanks
  • Brackish tanks

We also help clients customise their aquariums to match their specific needs and taste. From built-in cabinets and shelving to illuminate lighting systems, we can create a custom fish tank that is truly one-of-a-kind.

Maintenance services for your Canberra custom aquarium

Fish, like any other creature, thrive in a clean and well-maintained environment. As such, it’s important to have a regular aquarium maintenance schedule for your custom fish tank to ensure their health and wellbeing.

Sidepost offer weekly, fortnightly and monthly maintenance packages for all our custom fish tanks in Canberra. Our maintenance services include:

  • Cleaning the glass
  • Cleaning the gravel
  • Cleaning the filter
  • Changing the water
  • Testing the water quality and more

If you’re unsure what kind of maintenance schedule is best for your custom fish tank, our team can advise you on the best course of action. Contact us today to find out more!

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

Latest Custom Fish Tanks bookings from our clients

Small house
Canberra 9 Jan, 2021

2 bedrooms and bathroom that need to be cleaned on a weekly basis. Surfaces need dusting and wiping.

Service: Regular Cleaning

Small house
Canberra 15 April, 2021

3 bedrooms, 2 living areas and 2 bathrooms to be cleaned every 2 weeks. I would also like the windows cleaned on a quarterly basis.

Service: Regular Cleaning + Window Cleaning (Quarterly)

Small house
Canberra 16 May, 2021

I am looking for a one-off deep clean of my 4 bedroom house in preparation for a party.

Service: One-Off Deep Cleaning


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Why choose Sidepost for your custom fish tank in Canberra?

At Sidepost, we push the boundaries of innovation to create truly unique custom fish tanks. We’ve been designing, and building custom aquariums for residential and commercial clients in Canberra for years, so we have expertise to bring your vision to life.

We only use the highest quality materials, such as acrylic glass, and stainless steel, to build our custom fish tanks. This ensures our custom built aquariums can last and won’t fade or discolour over time.

To top it all off, our maintenance services are second to none. Our team of experts will keep your fish tank in tip-top condition, so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the beauty of your aquarium


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."




Sidepost Custom Fish tanks Canberra Office Details and Coverage Area

Phone: 1300 723 603

Email: [email protected]

Working Hours:

Mon.- Fri. 09:00am - 08:00pm
Sat. 09:00am - 08:00pm
Sun. 09:00am - 08:00pm

Postal Code Coverage:

2902, 2619, 2914, 2590, 2913, 2912, 2604, 2602, 2612, 2906, 2601, 2905, 2605, 2607, 2603, 2615, 2904, 2614

Areas we cover within the city:

Goulburn, Kambah, Ngunnawal, Young, Jerrabomberra, Karabar, Harrison, Gordon, Wanniassa, Kaleen, Dunlop, Bruce, Nicholls, Macgregor
and the whole of Canberra area

Other locations we cover nearby Canberra:

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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.

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