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  • Avatar Kelsey C ★★★★★ a year ago
    I absolutely love this fish store! I have had a fresh water tank since early November 2021. All of my plants, wood, and fish except one are from The Wet Spot. All of my fish are happy, healthy, and gorgeous. I have purchased White Cloud … More Mountain minnows, 3 different pangio species, and mystery snails.
    Along with the quality of my tank additions being exceptional, the staff is also terrific! Every time I’ve been in the people working have been knowledgeable and super friendly. My last visit I had a chat with Leah. She took the time to listen to all the questions I had about my fish and plant life. Being new to this, hobby I am still expanding my knowledge, and have PLENTY of questions. Thank you Leah for taking the time to make me feel confident in my purchase!!
  • Avatar Emily Swierczek ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    I was a shipping order. Let me just say I was not disappointed. This was my first time having fish shipped and I would 100% do it again with this store. Everyone arrived alive, well bagged, and well insulated, which is important for cold … More Nebraska winters. They communicated just as their website said and I couldn't be happier.
    Picture is of a Killifish I bought from them in my tank.
  • Avatar Robert Webb ★★★★★ 8 months ago
    This place is amazing. The employees will always take the time to answers questions and educate you on the fish you are looking at buying. This has saved me so much trouble once I am home with my new fish, not to mention saved me a bunch … More of money from buying the wrong items. Over all I HIGHLY recommend this place for your needs when it comes to your fish friends.
  • Avatar Jessica P ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    One of the best places to order live freshwater aquarium fish. I've ordered twice, ZERO doa (36 fish, not ONE casualty!) Reasonable shipping, beautiful, healthy fish! Can't go wrong!
  • Avatar Anastasia Hannam ★★★★★ a year ago
    This place is wonderful, the upkeep on these aquariums are lovely.
    I heard them going over cleaning/feeding schedules as I was in the store. I saw 0 dead fish and only live healthy plants. Last aquatic store I went to had ich on most of
    … More their fish, not this place!
    The staff is helpful and funny, you can tell they enjoy their job and eachother.
    Let me also mention the pricing is very reasonable. I got 6 kuhli and they're so happy and healthy!
    Nothing makes me happier then aquatics. Can I just move in?
    Edit: As I was reading, yes there is a very sarcastic/rude male that works there. He looks like a hipster though so I just assume it's part of his shtick? I asked what breed of nitrate and he sad "yes. It is a snail." And walked away. I am in customer service and I hate people too. Cheers to him.
  • Avatar Tom ★★★★★ a year ago
    Upon entering into the wet spot I was absolutely blown away! The fish tanks are all in absolute perfect condition. I wanted 2 of everything and one of everything else that I seen.
    The staff are amazing and vey helpful.
    I am a lifelong customer.
    … More
    The one problem is that the fish are so healthy that once you fill one tank you end up with more. Im currently on tank 3 a 55 gallon. 😎👍😊

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The Wet Spot Tropical Fish is located in Portland, Oregon.

We're just off of Interstate 84 in the historic Hollywood District.

Our retail store is 5,000 square feet with over 400 individually-filtered freshwater tanks. We are home to more than 500 different species of tropical freshwater fish, and a myriad of aquarium supplies including: aquarium tanks, tank accessories, tubing, live and dry foods, supplements, medications, live plants, and more! We are a true “one-stop aquarium shop”.


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