Friends of TAPS

The Aquatic Plant Society welcomes like-minded organizations, manufacturers, and aquascaping afficionado’s (with websites) to join the ranks of our illustrious Friends. All that is required is a logo or banner and a link to your website, and committee approval. Boost your SEO! Give TAPS members the best pots of HC! Contact us today! 

Aquatic Gardeners Association

The Aquatic Gardeners Association, Inc. is an international nonprofit organization of aquatic plant enthusiasts, which appeals to both beginners and experienced hobbyists alike. The AGA publishes a (paper) quarterly journal called The Aquatic Gardener.

The Hydra Forum

The Hydra is a website with collection of Nature-based hobbyist Forums, which presently include: Gardens and Ponds; Terrariums and Vivariums; Freshwater Aquariums; and Saltwater Aquariums.

Ely’s Tropical Fish

Friends of TAPS

Family owned and operated since 1961, the Elias family prides itself on personalized service and customer satisfaction.

Franks Aquarium

The original online source for freshwater shrimp, gobies and brackishwater fish. Yes, Frank’s Aquarium has expanded its offerings. Not only can you get freshwater shrimp here, but fishes that will get along with your shrimp as well. And not just the run of the mill stuff, either. Exotic Danios, Nono-fish, Hillstream Loaches and more! So check out all the categories in the navigation bar on his website.


Striving with innovative ideas and a heart to pursue perfection, we have been serving aquarium lovers ever since 2002.

Invertebrates by Msjinkzd

Invertebrates by Msjinkzd is located in York, PA and is run by Rachel O’Leary. The stocklist found on is updated frequently, and she often accommodates special requests and group buys.

Monster Aquarium

Authorized ADA & Finnex vendor, importer of exotic fish, plants and aquarium accessories.

Fishtown U.S.A.

We specialize in freshwater and saltwater aquarium fish and supplies. For over 30 years we have been providing customers with expert service, healthy livestock and unique decorations for their aquariums. We carry a wide variety of aquarium supplies and quality livestock for the novice to the advanced hobbyist.

Kazimir’s Pet Shop

We specialize in Tropical Fish, Dog & Pet Foods, Small Pets Boarded, Rodents, Reptiles, Puppies, Pond Fish & Supplies and more!

Aquaview Aquarium

We provide the ultimate solution of aquariums for both personal and business, with service of custom aquarium designing, installation, and maintenance.

Uncle Ned’s Fish Factory

Uncle Ned’s Fish Factory is located in Millis Massachusetts and is one of the New England Area’s largest and most devoted tropical fish retailers.


Aquaful is a family-run aquatics pet store located in Natick, MA. We focus on modern aesthetics that reflect our goal to make keeping an aquarium simple and enjoyable. We are your personal shopper for both saltwater and freshwater livestock and equipment and believe that the dialogue is important to finding the right product. We ship!

Pacific Aquarium

New York City’s source for exotic tropical fish and their state-of-the-art man-made environments, hasn’t always commanded its indisputable following among consumers in one of the world’s foremost cities. Established in 1982, the small, unproven general pet store entered a crowded marketplace on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, armed with little more than an expert staff and a commitment to service both before and after the fact. But then, what else would we need?

Wet Spot Tropical Fish

The Wet Spot Tropical Fish store, rooted on the west coast and lovingly grown in Portland, Oregon, is the premier and one of the most unique fully freshwater fish stores in the nation. Our goal is to make the aquarium hobby fun and accessible to everyone. We pride ourselves in providing only the best fish and aquarium supplies. We have a friendly and knowledgeable staff, and we strive to form long-lasting relationships with our clients.

Davy’s Fish Locker

From one hobbiest to another. I have the highest quality and unbelievable service. I look at this a a partnership with you. Please feel free to ask questions. I am looking forward to helping you make your tanks amazing

Han Aquatics

Han Aquatics is your one stop shop for all your aquatic needs. Han supplies high quality shrimp foods, additives and supplies as well as hundreds of species of plants, stainless steel mesh products, fish foods and many other dry goods. Soon to have livestock to! Check us out on Facebook and on your favorite aquatic forums.

The Glosso Factory

The Glosso Factory delivers the highest quality nature aquarium and aquascaping supplies and equipment. distributing hard to find aquarium plants to planted tank enthusiasts and supporting the aquarist community in the US. Find us at

Descripion: Rare plants, rare shrimp and the whole equipment who need to fully enjoy your aquarium. Feel free to ask boldly about the plants about whom you dream, propably we can help. At the moment we have more than 100 species of mosses, more than 60 species of Bucepalandras, many rare ferns.

Aquascape Depot

Aquascape Depot is your online retailer for all freshwater planted tank products. We offer same day shipping and great customer support.

Riparium Supply

Riparium Supply is a product line of Xantusi Design LLC, a family-owned company in Madison, Wisconsin. We develop and manufacture of plant-care products for use in aquariums, with particular emphasis devoted to ripariums. We are keenly aware of the aesthetic, educational and healthful benefits of planted aquariums and we are as passionate about the aquarium hobby as we are about our new business. We strive to support aquarists with high-quality products and rich informational materials.