9 episodes

Nic and Joe are business partners and co-founders of Infinity Aquarium Design in Los Angeles, CA. They create the most amazing, high-end custom aquariums that money can buy with their wonderful blends of Art and Science. Their journey along the way as led them to meet some incredible people and live to tell some amazing stories that will inspire entrepreneurs, aquarium enthusiasts, and ocean conservationists alike!

Where Art Meets Science Nic Tiemens & Joe Pineda

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Nic and Joe are business partners and co-founders of Infinity Aquarium Design in Los Angeles, CA. They create the most amazing, high-end custom aquariums that money can buy with their wonderful blends of Art and Science. Their journey along the way as led them to meet some incredible people and live to tell some amazing stories that will inspire entrepreneurs, aquarium enthusiasts, and ocean conservationists alike!

    Live from The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA!

    Live from The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA!

    Have you ever wondered what life is like behind the scenes at one of the most amazing public aquariums in Southern California?  Today we sit down with Sandy Trautwine, VP of Husbandry, and Nate Jaros, Curator of Fish & Invertebrates at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach to hear all about what it takes to envision, design, and manage some of the most beautiful aquatic displays in the world!

    • 38 min
    Live From MACNA 2018, Las Vegas!

    Live From MACNA 2018, Las Vegas!

    The Marine Aquarium Conference of North America (MACNA) landed in fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada, this year with a wonderful turnout of both vendors and attendees.  Professionals and hobbyists were introduced to some of the latest products and advancements in the marine aquarium trade and were able to interact with some of their favorite icons within our industry.
    We sat down with Alex Grah, the founder of Abyzz (all the way from Germany), to talk about his amazing products and how they have not only changed our business for the better, but are moving the entire aquarium community in a more efficient and impressive direction!

    • 36 min
    Thinking Of Going Saltwater?

    Thinking Of Going Saltwater?

    The title says it all.  If you're thinking about starting your first saltwater aquarium or may be missing something on your current set-up, this is our list of must-haves before you graduate to this level of the hobby.

    • 15 min
    10 Things You Need To Start Your OWN Aquarium Service Company

    10 Things You Need To Start Your OWN Aquarium Service Company

    Find something you love to do and then find a way to get paid for it!  Are you a well rounded aquarium hobbyist? Do you enjoy maintaining your aquarium(s) and watching your fish thrive? Perhaps you've thought of taking your skills to the next level and starting your own aquarium service business.  Here are our top ten things you'll need to get started- all for under a thousand bucks!

    • 34 min
    How We Got a TV Show, Part 2

    How We Got a TV Show, Part 2

    Have you ever wondered how reality TV shows are born?  Hear our story about how Ultimate Aquarium on HGTV came to be.  What started as a series of amateur videos on YouTube quickly turned into a professional sizzle reel that was pitched to major cable networks all over Hollywood. Find out who and what it takes to make a "great idea" become a reality...TV show, that is.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    How We Got a TV Show, Part 1

    How We Got a TV Show, Part 1

    In 2012 and 2013 Nic & Joe starred in Ultimate Aquariums on HGTV.  Their brief stint on television was the result of years of hard work and a dedication to making sure the right people in Hollywood heard their idea!  Although the road to developing and starring in a show about their lives as aquarium designers was a long journey, it all started in 2007 with a brief appearance on MTv's The Hills when reality star, Spencer Pratt, gave them the opportunity to make their first Hollywood pitch. 
     

    • 39 min

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