In addition to free instore expert advice, and all the other services you would expect from a good aquatic shop. The WaterZoo can provide a number of additional services (local area only) to help maintain your aquarium or pond.


Water Testing

Have your aquarium or pond water tested by one of our trained and qualified staff. They will not only check the water for you, but advise you on the results and suggest remedial action. Our water testing service is offered in store only, please bring at least 100ml of water in a clean container.
We can test freshwater for Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, GH, KH, this service costs £2.50. Phosphate can also be tested for an additional £2.50, this service takes around 5 minutes.
Saltwater can be tested for Salinity, Ammonia, Nitrite, Nitrate, pH, KH (alkalinity), Phosphate, Calcium & Magnesium. To test for all these parameters using high accuracy kits (Salifert or Merck equivalent, where available) costs £16.50, or £2.50 each. This service takes around 15 minutes.


Pond Vac hire

Hire one of our pond vac and clean your own pond in a matter of hours, without taking out the fish.
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Aquarium installation

We can provide a delivery and commissioning service from simple set ups through to complex marine aquariums. Priority is given to Customers requiring installation who have purchased their aquarium and equipment from The WaterZoo. This service costs £40 per hour, plus materials and travelling costs.