Ruff Waters, Inc. is Omaha's
premier aquarium company.
More than twenty years of continued
growth and success, experienced
Ruff Waters professionals are available for
your aquarium and livestock needs.
If you are looking for a freshwater, marine, or reef set-up ~ built-in or stand-alone ~ you are at the right place. We are Omaha’s premier aquarium company and have been in business for over 20 years. Our work can be seen throughout Omaha and we have worked with architects, designers, general contractors, and home builders to create extraordinary displays that are as functional as they are beautiful. As a full service provider of everything aquatic, you can trust us to take care of every detail ~ from consultation to installation to on-going care.
In addition to caring for freshwater and marine setups, we also specialize in the care of live seafood displays. With live seafood prices at an all-time high, your inventory is of extreme importance to your profitability. We offer many different types of management programs that all ensure success. From repairs, to management, to onsite consultation and support, you can entrust the care of your live seafood and seafood aquariums to Ruff Waters.
If you have an aquarium and are looking for incredibly healthy coral and fish, stop by any Saturday between 10:00AM and 3:00PM or give us a call during the week to make an appointment. Join the growing community of aquarium enthusiasts who have come to trust us for the best livestock, friendly customer service, healthy livestock, cutting edge equipment, and unparalleled customer service.
Many of the animals in our care have traveled a long way to live in the Omaha Metropolitan Area. With this, we have partnered with some of the best vendors in the nation so we can offer the very healthiest livestock! Our commitment to these amazing creatures is second to none and you can rest assured that our fish have been quarantined and are eating!
Looking for a special fish to complete your setup? ~ Let us know and we will bring it in and quarantine it to ensure success. ~ There are no strings attached and when you take your new pet home ~ you can rest assured that your new addition is happy, healthy, and eating!
Come hungry on the first Saturday of every month, something we refer to as Super Saturday, as we bring in lunch for our customers to enjoy! Our refrigerator is always full of refreshments and we are also open every Wednesday from 5:00PM to 8:00PM.
We have a state of the art RODI system and over 400 gallons on hand at anytime of the day. The price you ask? FREE. All day, every day, we have never charged for water and have actually developed a “curb-side” pick up for your convenience. Back your car or truck up and fill up ~ it is that easy!
As Nebraska’s premier and oldest aquarium management company, we have many different services and service packages that can be tailored to your aquarium.
Our service frequency is client-defined and can be:
Twice Weekly, Weekly, Every-other-Week, and Monthly
• Gently scrub aquarium glass to remove algae
• Change 15-30% of the water per month
• Monitor biological filtration (nitrification process), as needed
• Monitor chemical and mechanical filtration; adjust and change as needed
• Test aquarium water, as needed
• Monitor chemical balance and depletion, adjust as needed
• Deliver and medicate fish, as needed
• Deliver all supplies as applicable
• 24-hour availability, 7 days week
• Emergency / Additional Visits
Other Services include:
Consultation on Design & Installation, Bleaching Corals/Plants,
Emergency Visits, 24-hour Monitoring, Aquarium Moves, and Vacation Visits