FREE SHIPPING ON CONT USA ONLY.   If paying by M.O. please place some barrier between the envelope and money order with a printout of your order.
• Insurance claims must be taken up with the issuing authority. (USPS or UPS etc)
• A 20%-45% non- refundable fee on any orders already shipped. No refund can be given on special ordered products.
• Returns are @ the option of aquatic-store.com and are subject to the 20%-45% depending on manufacturer restocking fee. Customer must pay for insurance and delivery confirmation back to us. Some items cannot be returned as these are directly shipped from one of our partners.
• $45 fee on all returned checks which may be sent to a collection agency.
• Every account insured against unauthorized transactions up to $100,000 if using paypal through paypal services. We do not charge your credit card but paypal a 3rd party owned by ebay does all of the credit card verification process.  They are our payment gateway who processes all credit card transactions.  They then in turn fwd the $ to our account. By agreeing to the terms you agree that you understand this.
• Shipping and handling is an estimate,  We will contact you if it is different and will not charge you until authorized.
• All orders are a request of product, goods, or services and Payment may be refunded or denied @ the discretion of our store.
• Orders cannot be canceled once they have been shipped. Refused orders are subject to an automatic 40% - 60% restocking fee plus return shipping charges.

Product Returns and Price Matching
• Should you find it necessary to return a product to us, please contact us within 10 days of your original invoice date for a Return Authorization Number (RMA) prior to shipping the item back. Shipping and insurance fees are not refundable. If the item was shipped free of charge the customer will be responable for the original shipping fee we paid or $5 whichever is greater. Returned products must include all original boxes with original seal and paperwork to receive a refund or replacement. All returns must be properly packaged and insured to avoid damage. Please mark the RMA number clearly on the shipping label and shipping box. Please do not mark on the product box. Refunds cannot be issued for improperly packaged returned items. All RMA's are valid for 10 days. Any items returned without a RMA number will be refused. We are unable to accept for return any product received after the expiration of the RMA. RMA's cannot be extended or re-issued. We reserve the right to refuse any item.  The Mandatory Restocking fees will apply for all returns to cover box costs, packing materials, and man hours it takes to pack, inventory, and inspect these items. Any Drop shipped or special order items are not allowed to be returned/  

  • To price match the items the request must be made prior to paying for your order. Please call or email us and we will let you know how you can do this online as if you make a payment online many times we cannot refund the difference. We do not back date price matched items from orders.  Price matching is @ a benefit not a right and is determined by the store.  We will only price match in stock items by authorized dealers.

    • Damaged Merchandise
    • If your merchandise arrives damaged, please contact us within 24 hours of arrival. All damage claims must be filed with the carrier.. Please do not discard the damaged item or the packing material. The carrier may choose to pick up the damaged item for inspection. In this event, the carrier will contact you within 7 to 10 business days after the claim has been filed.