Oceanarium/ Public Aquarium

Discussion in 'General Images' started by seank, 14 Jan 2008.

  1. seank

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    I thought about this now for some time and decided to ask all members which is/are fortunate enough to stay close to an Oceanarium to maybe post pics of some of the tanks as well as their livestock. Have only been in 01 many moons ago. Friends of mine was in Capetown during the festive season and said the one in Capetown is beautiful, especially the one with all the corals etc.

    So please guys and gals, if you fortunate enough to live close to a Public Aquarium, please share some pics with us. It would be interesting to see how many (big or small) of these places are around.....
     
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    Hey Sean, you allready got an "oceanarium" - It would be a public aquarium if you invite us all over for a beer....ummm , sorry I mean to look at it.....:1:
     
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    Talking about those big ones you walking in where you only pay for an entrance fee. At this stage mine is costing me big time for the "public"- No entrance fees, depletion of Windhoek Lager Stock and the Brandy and Rum is also on the endangered list as we speak. Eish, can just not win.....
     
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    Ok, here's some pics from uShaka Marine World.

    For some reason I don't have any pics of their coral tank, dunno why :(

    Millepora found it very hard to concentrate on what was in the tanks :p
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    DB Board
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    Thank you Dean, more than I asked for. It is amazing, now my kids(myself too) are depro cause we did not go during December.

    BTW, nice legs (calves) in post 01. No offence to anyones wife/girlfriend, rather a compliment....
     
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    All the smaller pipes on that humongous skimmer- Venturis????
     
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    Imagine emptying out that skimmate !!! Shovel and a few wheelbarrows. Insane how extreme the equipment is here.
     
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    Hi guys - I will try and convince my wife that we should actually go INSIDE the aquarium for a change, when we go and fetch water ;-)
    and then I will take some pics of the reef aquarium for you, Sean....

    There is ONLY ONE reef aquarium - the other tropical marine tanks are species tanks (one tank for NEMO's), another for eals, etc., etc...
    The rest of the tanks on the INSIDE are mostly cold water tanks (temperate water).
     
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    Nobody else living close to an Oceanarium?????
     
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    I do, but gimme a couple of weeks, i will pop into the London Aquarium, then the Sea life centre in Brighton (south coast, if you look at a map):)
     
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    What is a Map????? We have Gps now....LoL..... Yet no Electricity:yeahdude::yeahdude: :yeahdude:
     
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    Well, maps don't need to be plugged in;)
     
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    Sean, I live in Joburg and I have seen there is an Aquarium in Harties. I have never gone to seen what it is all about. Will pop in next trip to Brits.
     
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    Now that is the spirit, just shows that people live next to nice places and do not even go....LoL
     
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    I'll take pic's of the one in Richards Bay....oh wait thats your tank...
     
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    I've been to that one, rather nice, pity digital camera's weren't invented then :(
     
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    You were carrying your slate and chalk weren't you:whistling:
     
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