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A ferret hangs out in its living space at the Get Tanked Salt Water Aquariums & Supplys shop in Spring Hill this month. Jennifer and Tim Clair purchased the pet shop July 1 from the previous owners and sell pets such as salt and fresh water fish, reptiles, birds, and other small pets, including an oddly colored Halloween crab. “Our goal is to provide good service and a good living environment for the animals,” Jennifer Clair said. Get Tanked is open from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m. on Saturday, and from noon until 4 p.m. on Sunday. They can be reached by phone at (352) 596-3461.  DEMETRIUS FREEMAN | Times

At independent store, couple offers pets that swim, slither, crawl and fly

SPRING HILL — As kids, neither was allowed to have pets. So, Jennifer and Tim Clair now are sating their animal appetites at Get Tanked Salt Water Aquariums & Supplys, an independent pet shop the couple bought this month, replete with saltwater and freshwater fish, corals, crustaceans, reptiles, birds and other sma …