Multi-award winning aquatic shop up for sale!


Fancy moving to beautiful Cornwall to run an award winning, nationally famous fishkeeping institution? Well your dream could come true as four times PFK readers poll ‘Retailer of the Year‘ winner Tri-Mar Aquatics and Reptiles is on the market!

The Cornish fishkeeping bed-rock has been in business since 1966 and last year moved from its old home in Tuckingmill, to new, state of the art facilities just up the road at Pool.

Owner Monty Ray, who has run the shop since 1987, has decided that now the shop is settled and thriving in its new premises he deserves a well-earned retirement as he approaches his 70th birthday next year.

"I’ve been here for the better part of 30 years and Tri-Mar itself will be 50 next year, so I’ve decided it’s time for a rest," he says.

The shop boasts high-spec, bespoke display aquaria featuring 84 tropical, 23 coldwater and 30 marine tanks as well as four coral trays and a large aquatic plant cascade. Alongside this is an extensive dry goods display featuring everything the aquarist could want from tanks to thermometers and fish food to filters. A room devoted to pond equipment means every aspect of the hobby is covered.

Tri-Mar also has a dedicated reptile, amphibian and invert room filled with lizards, frogs, snakes and other cold-blooded land dwelling exotics, while a large mezzanine area offers the owners generous stock holding capacity away from the shop floor.

Ample on-site parking and easy, level access means the shop is open to all.

For further details contact RTA Business Estate Agents on 0161 432 8181 or visit the RTA website.

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