When you think of potentials problems you could run into owning an aquarium store, a shoot out probably doesn’t rank high on the list. Unfortunately, for the West Texas ‘Mr. Aquarium’, they have had to add it to the list after this weekend. Saturday early morning thieves broke into the back door of the aquarium, where they then fired 10 shots into the tanks, spilling over 1,000 gallons of water.
The thieves also stole cash and equipment. Luckily, the alarms sounded and two employees came to the store and were able to save many of the fish. The damage is over $10,000.00. The store has reopened and the police are now on the case. I cant imagine how stunned those poor fish are! Here’s hoping the thieves are apprehended and the store recover’s all they lost. MORE