Aquarium Maintenance Program
Curriculum – What You’ll Learn
This extremely comprehensive program consists of 10 stages that cover the history of the hobby, basic aquarium care, tank maintenance, how to start and maintain your own business and more.
Here are the 10 stages that every graduate completes:
- Stage 1 – Aquarium Maintenance Basics
- Stage 2 – Aquarium Setup Basics
- Stage 3 – Freshwater Aquariums
- Stage 4 – Saltwater Aquariums
- Stage 5 – Pond Basics
- Stage 6 – Species Guides and Sourcing
- Stage 7 – Equipment Maintenance
- Stage 8 – Commercial Aquariums
- Stage 9 – Business Building
- Stage 10 – Final Exam & Graduation
Meet the Author – Ethan Mizer
Ethan Mizer took an interest in fishkeeping and aquariums at a young age, transforming his love for the hobby into a career in the pet industry. Ethan began his career in journalism for Freshwater and Marine Aquarium Magazine, eventually becoming the managing editor for the publication. He has also covered the aquarium industry for Pet Product News, as managing editor and freelance writer.
Ethan’s interest in aquariums grew as he worked directly with professional aquarists, fishkeeping experts and
leaders in the industry. Here, Ethan learned the intricacies of fishkeeping and aquarium maintenance and began keeping more advanced tank systems.
Affordable Tuition - An Investment in Your Future
Tuition ranges from $1,995$1,595 USD to $2,695 USD depending on the payment options you qualify for.* Please contact us directly at 1-800-795-3294 to discuss eligibility requirements and payment arrangements customized to fit your needs.
Available in All 50 States and Every Canadian Province
ABC’s Aquarium Maintenance Program is a viable option for students across the United States and Canada.
Bring the School to Your Classroom to Your Room
Your curriculum can be accessed online 24 hours a day. This makes it easy to complete the program on your own schedule and from the comfort of your own home.
Aquarium Maintenance Career Opportunities Are On the Rise
The opportunity to have a successful career in aquarium maintenance is better than ever. According to the 2017/2018 American Pet Products Association (APPA) survey, the percentage of all fish owners that hire an aquarium maintenance service to maintain their tanks is 21%. This is a drastic increase over the 2015/2016 APPA survey which reports only 8% of all fish owners use a service. In addition, the 2017/2018 APPA survey also reports that fish are the 3rd most popular pet in the United States. 1
Your career is just a phone call away!
Aquarium Maintenance Course Catalog
The catalog includes general information about the school, the school’s policies and its Mission Statement. Please click here to review the Course Catalog.
Source:1. APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 2015-2016 & 2017-2018