Triton is a distributor of High efficient water quality products designed for your home or business. Triton and the 20 + locations across Ontario commit themselves to the highest level of customer service and professionalism. We are backed by over 37 years of manufacturing experience and are proud to have our products manufactured right here in Canada.
How TRITON Got Its Name
TRITON was a fish-tailed Sea God, the son and herald of Poseidon, king of the seas. He stilled the waves with the blow of a conch-shell trumpet. Triton was also described as the god of the giant, Libyan, salt-lake Tritonis. When the Argonauts were stranded in the desert he assisted them in finding passage from the lake back to the sea.
Triton was depicted in Greek vase painting as fish-tailed merman, sometimes bearded, sometimes youthful. In Greek sculpture and mosaic he was often given twin fish or dolphin tails. Mosaic art added a pair of crab-claw "horns", green-tinged skin, and sometimes a pair of equine forelegs. As Poseidon's herald, he had a winged brow and conch-shell trumpet.
Triton is credited, in mythology, with the invention of the trumpet, and would blow his conch shell both to announce the arrival of Poseidon and to control the waters in response to Poseidon's commands, blowing softly to soothe the waters and ease the passage of sailors, and blowing loudly to raise storms to smite those who offended Poseidon.