New name,
same artistry

Formerly Marine Aquaria, we’re now 19 Islands

New name,
same artistry

Formerly Marine Aquaria, we’re now 19 Islands


Create an underwater world with colourful creatures.

Living Walls

Beautify your building with lush, breathing art.

We bring life to spaces.

Imagine what a natural installation can do for you. Our aquariums and living walls bring grace and beauty to homes and businesses, inspiring all who surround them. For over 15 years, we’ve created, sourced and serviced thriving havens across Edmonton.

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Design + Install

Bringing decades of hands-on expertise, we always create stunning yet functional natural art.

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Reliable mechanics, nutrients, natural life—we’ll keep your ecosystem happy and healthy.

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Renovating and revitalizing your existing natural installation can work wonders in your space.

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If you’re embarking on your own aquarium or living wall project, we can guide you along.

Our Work

  • Mosaic Centre

    As Alberta's first net-zero commercial building, the Mosaic Centre fosters an upbeat working community for sustainably focused companies. The concept is inspiring a province-wide revolution in workplace design and construction.

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  • Rao Home

    This homeowner faced an unusual dilemma: As an art lover with empty walls under his staircase, he couldn't bear to leave the space as a blank canvas. The client knew it was an ideal place to build a beautiful aquarium—if only he could find a contractor with the creativity and capabilities to make it a reality.

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  • FREE Branding & Digital

    After moving into a new office atop downtown Edmonton's Alberta Hotel, this branding, digital and advertising agency craved more vibrancy in their modern, monochromatic space. FREE also wanted to create an inviting common area for team members to gather, think and do. 

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  • Downtown Office Tower

    This aquarium is one of the most well-known in Edmonton. It's massive, bright and eye-catching, but it also blends beautifully with the building's décor.

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Recent Post

Thursday June 15

19 Islands Launch Party

On June 15th, Marine Aquaria is becoming 19 Islands! Join us on FREE Branding’s sun-soaked rooftop patio to celebrate the launch of our new name and brand. Inspired by the thriving and incredibly diverse ecosystems of the Galápagos Islands, our new name symbolizes the living art of land and sea. Date: Thursday, June 15 2017 Time: 4:30 p.m. – 8:00...

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