Kovarik, Michael

President of L.I. Aquarium Services, LLC.  http://www.liaquariumservice.com/ Michael has volunteered at the Connetquot River State Park Preserve Fish Hatchery from the age of 11 to 14.  He a paid internship at the Outdoor Learning Lab for Western Suffolk Boces and Scope program by the age of 15. At the age of 16,  he worked at his first pet shop ‘Pets R Us’ on Sunrise Highway in Bohemia.Michael interned at the New York Aquarium in 1994 and 1995. In 1996, he worked at SeaQuest in Puerto Rico. Michael  started Long Island Aquarium Service in 1998. Between the late 80s and the early 2000’s, he had worked at Mail-Order Pet Shop, Royal Pet Supply, as well as several fish wholesalers and countless retail aquariums on Long Island.  he has volunteered for Okeanos, now known as The Riverhead Foundation, Save the Pygmy Narwhal Action Network, and Atlantis Marine World in Riverhead. Long Island Aquarium Service is a professional aquarium installation and service company. We are the most recognized fish tank maintenance and design company on Long Island and have been servicing both Nassau County and Suffolk County for over 17 years.  We are fully licensed and insured.  Our knowledgeable staff includes marine biologists, aquarists, and maintenance technicians with over 80 years combined experience. Members of our staff have been affiliated with Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center (formerly Atlantis Marine World) and the New York Aquarium.  Owner Michael Kovarik has worked as an educator for Nassau County as well as NY State Parks, and worked in the premier aquaculture facility, C-Quest, in the Caribbean.  We specialize in all areas of aquaria; freshwater, saltwater, and living reef.  We also care for ponds, large and small. Michael Kovarik ensures that every employee is not only an incredibly competent aquarist, but also conscientious, professional, and dependable.  We service both commercial and residential customers.  We at Long Island Aquarium Service consider ourselves more like craftsmen than service technicians, which is why we only use highest quality equipment which will make your tank, and its components, more energy efficient, quieter, and longer lasting. Programs: Making Your Hobby into a Profitable Business