Brad Cole, the founder of Mr Hobbyfish servicing all Brisbane suburbs has been creating natural wonders underwater for private homes, office spaces and industry expos since 2000.
Welcome to Hobby Fish
Brad has been keeping and breeding fish, and cultivating plants and coral for more than half his life, some of his charges (fish) are over 20 years old and are still happy and healthy.
Along with his 10+ years experience in the aquarium retail industry in South East QLD, Brad has a fascination for aquatic environments and a thirst for knowledge regarding anything aquarium. Brad researches and uses the latest technology and methods with a working knowledge of water chemistry and years of successful fish and coral husbandry.
Brad applies this extensive experience to each and every unique aquarium to create well designed and well maintained systems. Anything from services and consultation on existing aquariums, to the installation and maintenance of new systems, his professional mobile aquarium design, installation and maintenance service will bring natures beauty to you.
Mr Hobbyfish has expanded in recent years due to customer satisfaction and ongoing positive referrals. Using state of the art design standards and methods, along with top quality products, Mr Hobbyfish creates results that will surpass expectations.
Products and Services
As a valued client of Mr Hobbyfish you will recieve the utmost care and consideration concerning your aquarium. Mr Hobbyfish will always visit your premises on the same scheduled day as booked, and he will never send a new face without prior introduction.
Mr Hobbyfish usually schedules fortnightly or weekly services, all according to your aquariums needs and your budget. Also a feature that takes the stress out of going away is our holiday service, which we offer our regular clients, including feeding and checkups of your system.
Once a service is booked in the following tasks will be carried out on each standard visit:
- Syphon detritus from gravel bed
- Change or clean filtration media
- Clean glass and lids
- Water quality tests and record in logbook
- Water change and top up
- Check that all equipment is running properly
- Check fish and coral/ plant health
The following tasks will be performed on a rotational schedule:
- Clean pumps and impellers
- Service skimmer and pumps
- Adjust aquascape as necessary
- Clean light fixtures
Through many years of trialling and testing most of the products on the market Mr Hobbyfish has a range of quality products he uses and endorses. Mr Hobbyfish supports and recommends:
Dupla, Deltec, Giesemann, Aquabee, Teco, Tunze, Ati, Aquamedic, Sera, Hikari, New Life Spectrum, Seachem, Eheim and many others.
The use of these brands has contributed to the long term well being of aquarium inhabitants due to the quality they offer.