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Aquarium technology can be fascinating

Aquarium Technology

By Doug Margeson, King County Journal Reporter Originally published March 15, 2004 King County Journal   There are big ones and little ones and tall ones and short ones and round ones and square ones. There even are oval and pentagonal ones and pie-shaped ones. All contain fish. And that’s what really counts. “We tell…

A Conversation with Steve Clayton

Steve Clayton

A Conversation with Steve Clayton, owner of Clayton Aquarium Corporation By Jeanne Lamont, Bailey Boushay House Homefront publication for Virginia Mason Originally published April 2004   In 1954, a young boy named Steve started a business with his Dad and brother. Steve had a passion for taking care of fish and their tanks. 50 years…

The age of aquariums

The age of aquariums

By David A. Grant, Journal Business Reporter Originally published Dec 18, 1998   Bellevue company finds niche tending other people’s fish People used to ask Steve Clayton when he was going to get a real job. They didn’t think that cleaning aquariums and feeding fish was much of a career, but the skeptics might want…

Aquariums – Something fishy going on in offices

Steve Clayton

By by Carlene Canton, Journal American Originally published Nov 12, 1990 It’s probably just about impossible to love or work in the Eastside and not run into at least one or two of Steve Clayton’s aquariums. You’ll see them in banks, doctor’s offices, hospitals, dental offices and attorney’s waiting rooms. Gone are the rectangular tanks…

Portrait of a corporate ef(fish)iency expert

Steve Clayton

By Larry Liebman, Puget Sound Business Journal To children visiting the dentist, an aquarium is a great waiting-room pacifier. Watching fish is as relaxing as hypnosis, according to a study by the University of Pennsylvania Schools of Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine. Steve Clayton makes a business of these mobile pacifiers. His Bellevue firm, Clayton Aquariums,…