- Robb Bush opened the Crystal Aquarium about a thirty day period ago at 531 Major St.
- He sells reptiles and fish, employed equipment and tanks, healing crystals, feeders for reptiles and more.
- Bush hopes to extend to a greater locale to offer additional animals and new devices and tanks.
- Bush reported he opened the retail store since he and other reptile homeowners had to leave the county to discovering reptile food items.
COSHOCTON — Robb Bush has usually had a fascination for fish tanks because he was a kid and now he is turned that fascination into a new business enterprise special to Coshocton.
The Crystal Aquarium opened just about a thirty day period ago in the new Thompson Duplet, 531 Main St. The space owned by Jason and Carly Thompson will also characteristic other organizations and upstairs residences in the upcoming.
In 2010, Bush started out purchasing reptiles and uncovered there was no put to purchase crickets for feeding. He and other individuals were being likely to Mount Vernon, Zanesville and New Philadelphia, between other cities, to get reptile food and materials.
Then, much more than two many years in the past, he observed himself out of get the job done thanks to injury and started out wondering about opening a pet keep.
“I have possibly heard 150 to 200 situations, individuals thankful they will not have to go to Zanesville or somewhere else now,” Bush claimed on community opinions. “They say I’m a blessing for coming below for men and women.”
The store features various styles of reptiles and fish and some other creatures that can be stored in glass tanks, like scorpions. Also offered are therapeutic crystals, feeders for reptiles and some utilised tanks and gear. Bush buys utilised gear and tanks for money or retail store credit score.
He hopes to extend into a even larger area in a year in buy to provide a lot more animals and new devices and tanks.
Bush won’t have any staff members, but some mates aid him out from time to time. He has gathered a whole lot of awareness around the years just from owning different fish and creatures and has done research online. His brother took aquariums as a 4-H venture when they were young.
“That’s when I began with the guppies and things and finding out to get care of the fish,” Bush claimed. “I like the appears of them. I like to watch them. Not as a kid, but as I obtained older, it became section of my meditation. The TV’s off, everything’s off, and it truly is just listening to the sounds of the fish tank.”
He is happy to be on Main Street and filling a retailer entrance that was not too long ago renovated soon after staying vacant for decades. Many new enterprises have popped up on Principal Road recently and perform to remodeling properties is underway, these types of as the current Selby Building venture amid others.
“Now that I am here with a retail store on Main Street I’ll get to see it all up and coming and likely once again,” Bush claimed.
Find a lot more about the Crystal Aquarium at its Facebook webpage or call 740-294-8474. It can be open up 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday, shut on Mondays.
Leonard Hayhurst is a community content coordinator and common news reporter for the Coshocton Tribune with shut to 15 years of area journalism practical experience and various awards from the Ohio Associated Push. He can be attained at 740-295-3417 or [email protected] Adhere to him on Twitter at @llhayhurst.