The top aquatic shops of 2015

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Looking for a great aquatic retailer? Here you'll find the top shops, specialists and regional winners as voted for by readers of Practical Fishkeeping in our 2015 readers' poll.

ROLL OF HONOUR

Retailer of the Year

Charterhouse Aquatics, London

Runner up:

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Small retailer of the Year

Sharnbrook Shrimp, Northants.

Runner up:

 H2O Habitat, Woldingham, Surrey

Online retailer of the Year

Charterhouse Aquatics

Runner up:

Complete Aquatics

TOP SPECIALISTS

Marine retailer 

of the Year

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Runner-up:

The Abyss Aquatic Warehouse, Manchester

Catfish retailer of the Year

Pier Aquatics, Wigan

Runner-up:

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Discus retailer of the Year

Chen’s Discus, Middlesex

Runners-up:

DL Discus, Co Durham/Devotedly Discus, East Sussex

Cichlid retailer of the Year

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Runner up:

Discovery Aquatics, Dundee

Shrimp retailer of the Year

Sharnbrook Shrimp, Northants.

Runner-up:

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Oddball retailer of the Year

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Runner-up:

Lincs Aquatics, Alford, Lincs

Plant retailer of the Year

Emperor Tropicals, Devon

Runner-up:

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Pond retailer of the Year

Lincs Aquatics, Alford, Lincs.

Runner-up:

Fishkeeper Glasgow

REGIONAL WINNERS

Scotland 

Fishkeeper Glasgow

Runner-up:

Discovery Aquatics, Dundee

Republic of Ireland

Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin

Runner up:

The Aquatic Village, Co Dublin

Northern Ireland

Exotic Aquatics, Belfast

Runner-up:

AMC Aquatics, Co Londonderry

North east

Silksworth Aquatics, Co Durham

Runner-up:

DL Discus, Co Durham

North West

Aquahome Aquatic Centre, Lancs

Runner up:

Pier Aquatics, Wigan

Yorks and Humber

Ferrybridge Aquatics, Wakefield

Runner-up:

Aquatic Finatic, North Yorks.

East Midlands

Lincs Aquatics, Alford, Lincs.

Runner-up:

Sharnbrook Shrimp, Northants.

West Midlands

Prestwood Petzone, Stourbridge

Runner-up:

Erdington Aquatics, Birmingham

East

The Coral Cave Aquatic Centre, Hardwick, Cambs.

Runner-up:

The Waterzoo, Peterborough

Wales

Maidenhead Aquatics @ Cardiff

Runners-up:

JayDee Aquatics, Wrexham/The Green Machine, Wrexham

London

Charterhouse Aquatics, London

Runner-up: 

Aquatic Design Centre, London

South-east

H2O Habitat, Surrey

Runner-up: 

Abacus Aquatics, Kent

South west

The Aquatic Store, Bristol

Runner-up: 

Emperor Tropicals, Devon

Top 40 shops 

(listed alphabetically)

  • Abacus Aquatics, Kent
  • Aquahome, Leyland
  • Aquajardin, Gloucester
  • Aqualife, Leyland
  • Aquatic Design Centre, London
  • Charterhouse Aquatics, London
  • Discovery Aquatics, Dundee
  • Eden Aquatics & Reptiles, Edinburgh
  • Emperor Tropicals, Plymouth, Devon
  • Exotic Aquatics, Belfast
  • Ferrybridge Aquatics, Wakefield, West Yorks.
  • Fishkeeper Edinburgh
  • Fishkeeper Glasgow
  • Fishkeeper Inverness
  • H2O Aquatics, Essex
  • H2O Habitat, Surrey
  • Lincs Aquatics, Lincs.
  • Maidenhead Aquatics @ Bristol
  • Maidenhead Aquatics @ Cardiff
  • Maidenhead Aquatics @ Reading
  • Maidenhead Aquatics @ Truro
  • Oasis Aquarium, Manchester
  • Pier Aquatics, Wigan, Lancs.
  • Prestwood Petzone, West Midlands
  • Seahorse Aquariums, Dublin
  • Sharnbrook Shrimp, Northants
  • Silksworth Aquatics, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear
  • Sweet Knowle Aquatics, Warks.
  • The Abyss Aquatic Warehouse Manchester
  • The Aquatic Habitat Gloucestershire
  • The Aquatic Store, Bristol
  • The Aquatic Village, Co Dublin
  • The Coral Cave Aquatic Centre, Hardwick, Cambs
  • The Waterzoo, Peterborough
  • Trop Shop, Essex
  • Waterworld, Cheshire
  • Wharf Aquatics, Notts
  • Wholesale Tropicals, London
  • Wildwoods, Middlesex
  • Woodford Aquatics, London

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