UShaka Marine World

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  1. viper357

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    Hey guys

    Thought you would like to see some pics of the "Behind the scenes" tour that the Durban Reef Club had at Ushaka Marine world in Durban, South Africa last year.

    Start off with some pics of their tanks...

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    The chillers that run their tanks

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    The ship that contains a lot of the tanks

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    Some of the attractions

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    This was one of their big hospital tanks, this one housed a turtle with an injured flipper.

    First pic shows some of the Durban Reef Club Boys

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    The viewing panel for the tank that houses sharks and where members of the public can do cage dives

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    Alan going for a swim

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    Reckless going for a swim

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    The workings of uShaka

    Electrical Cables

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    Control Panel / DB Board

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    This was our tour guide, Leslie, on the right in the blue shirt, lovely lady :)

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    That's all :D
     
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    Wooow! Hows dem skimmers.
     
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    Very nice thanks for the great pics.
     
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    Can someone maybe ID this species? :lol:


    Seriously, that is the mother of all skimmers. I was there in April, really really nice.
     
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    Hey I remeber these.. That was a good tour.
    I think the D.R.C should arrange another one later this year ;)
     
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    I reckon thats a gr8 idea, was alot of fun. Who gets to hold Reckless's hand this time in the shark tank?
     
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    that was a nice tour!shit missed out on that one!
     
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    Anyone got contact details of someone so that i can do a behind the scence's tour?
     
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    Great pics! Cant believe the size of those skimmers!!!!!

    Wonder how they 'clean the cup' (rofl)
     
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    looks like they have a skimmer neck cleaner inside with a sprinkler system which they flush
     
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    Thumbs up for the guys that work there. Nice to work with so huge size equipment.
     

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