WNY’S No. 1 Specialty Store since 1992
Come in for a free Estimate & Consultation
City of Tonawanda,
between Main and Broad Streets
54 main Street Tonawanda New York 14150
Phone: 716 743 0933 Fax: 716 692 5220
Monday 3:00pm-8:00pm
Tuesday 12:00pm-6:00pm
Wed-Fri. 12:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm–7:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm–5:00pm
Major Holidays closed

Hello and welcome to the home page of Salt Water Paradise.

We take pride and joy being the first Salt water specialty store in the WNY area since 1992. Throughout our 22 years in business, We have helped numerous hobbyist and aquarist setup and maintain successful Eco–reef systems and beautiful fish tanks.

In the city of Tonawanda WNY, the original Salt Water Paradise was established in 1992 by Joe and Annette Kozak - a husband and wife team, who are well known in the area, and respected and loved as Salt Water Paradise. People come from out of State and all over Western New York for all their aquatic needs, personal service, expertise, advice and Friendship.

We are best known for our variety, selection and prices of Corals, Live Rock, Fish, Anemones, Invertebrate &Crustaceans. Whether you are a beginner, hobbyist, collector or an expert, we have everything that will tickle and suit your needs. Our Corals come in different shapes, sizes &color. Ranging from frag pieces to full size colonies . They come from exotic locations around the world. For years we have been aqua culturing colonies to help protect and preserve our eco-reef systems.

The Seahorse has become one of our many trademarks. We have been buying, selling and caring for this magnificent creature for 22 years. Our suppliers are the best when it comes to handling & dealing with them in the wild. Upon their arrival we make sure that they are well taken care off, healthy & eating well before selling them. They truly are magnificent. Clean up crews are always beneficial for the tanks. They are a must for every hobbyist. We always have them in stock.

Our Live Rock is outstanding .They are beaming with red & pink coralline algae. The rock comes with sponges, barnacles & clams. We sell manmade aquaculture rocks fully cycled with the deepest purple coralline algae imaginable. The color of all our live rock is fantastic .

All our Fish tanks come fully equipped with Ultra Violet Sterilizers. We buy MAC fish to make sure that they are healthy and strong. We hold and quarantine the fish until they meet our standards. We make sure that the fish are personally handpicked. From the common fish, to the expensive & rare, we collect them all.

We pride ourselves in carrying only quality supplies. We carry hang on Reef Octopus skimmers and in sump models too. We have RO units and LED lights, pumps and much more. We carry all the supplies to help start you with a salt water tank. For high tech supplies we carry Profilux dosing pumps, Red Dragon water pumps, Vertex Skimmers, Ecotech Radion


  • We are working with a couple of business associates that we’ve known and trusted for years, to give you the chance to build your own custom made tank that you’ve been dreaming off.
  • We can order any size tanks and custom stands you would like. E- mail- or Call 716 743 0933
  • To keep up with the changing needs and demands for salt water, we have completely renovated the original store (54 main St.) and we are constantly doing improvements & updates for the extension (52 main St.)

    Gift certificates are available for purchase anytime. It is valid for one year only after the purchase date. We take Credit & Debit Cards,Cash as form of payment. Personal Checks we don’t take.

    Our Main objective is that our customers tank stay healthy, disease free and have a Wonderful time enjoying the hobby. Being in the trade industry, the salt water hobby for 22 years certified scuba divers, rest assured you can depend on us for all your Salt Water Needs.

    We make the hobby easy and enjoyable for you, because we LOVE WHAT WE DO!!! See you soon & Happy Reef Keeping.

    JOE & ANNETTE KOZAK - Salt Water Paradise

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