Welcome to
The Fish Doctor, Inc.

Aquarium Design & Service

About Us

Our Specialities

The Fish Doctor is a full service aquarium design,  fabrication, maintenance, fish disease diagnosis and aquatic health care consultation business. 

Why Fish Doctor

Owned and operated by a team of Marine Biologists and Veterinarians with over 45 years of combined experience. We can provide complete health care solutions for your aquatic animals. Knowledgeable selection of collection animals and proper designs for long term success are trademarks of our professional services.

Designs For Every Application

Since 1993 we have been serving the Metropolitan area of NY/NJ designing custom aquaria, servicing and providing expert care for our clients. Hospitals, doctors and dental offices are our speciality. Studies have shown that aquaria reduce patient anxiety, pain response and even lower blood pressure. We can create a living piece of art that provides a soothing atmopshere for your clients.

Meet The Pro's

Kate McClave, Owner

Marine Biologist and President of The Fish Doctor with over 35 years of experience specializing in aquarium and life support design, aquatic health, water quality, disease diagnosis and treatment for the public and private aquarium  sectors.

Dr. Justin Nowowiejski, Staff Veterinarian

New York State licensed and USDA accredited veterinarian with 10 years of experience in exotic animal medicine and now specializing in aquatic medicine, fish disease diagnosis, aquatic animal surgery, emergency and critical care medicine. 

Seth Beechler, Coral Specialist

Marine Biologist, with over 10 years specializing in Coral and Invertebrate aquarium designs, care and coral propagation.

Aquarium Therapy Scientific Papers

Aquarium Viewing And Pain Reduction Effects (pdf)


UK Aquarium Study on Blood Pressure Reduction (pdf)


Alzheimer Patients and Aquarium Viewing (pdf)


Thoughtful Aquarium Designs For Doctors (pdf)


Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Sales, Service and Disease Consultation Inquiries

Please feel free to call or email your requests for services

The Fish Doctor, Inc.

178 2nd Ave, Manasquan, NJ 08736, us

(908) 512-7433


Aquatic Health Care Never Sleeps. 24 hour emergency service available.