|07-23-2012 01:55 AM|
grew up around the Hartford area
nice to see this
|07-22-2012 09:40 PM|
Andrew, you know I tell you this every time I see you, but the Freshwater Gallery is looking AMAZING these days! It's a privilege to be able to see these tanks in person any time I want.
I wonder what tank you'll post about next. . . I can't wait!
|07-17-2012 02:08 AM|
|Storm||This is really amazing. My family went to visit Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, CT recently, and I couldn't help but wonder why they don't have real plants in any tank. They did have a decent Cichlid tank, but I couldn't help but think that an Amano style tank would be awesome in a public Aquarium. It's too bad nobody does it - I guess Amano tanks are not "real biotopes." I think it would be amazing, however, and would look at least as good as the fake reef tanks do. Admittedly, their reef tanks are pretty nice, but I tire of seeing fake coral inserts and would rather see real plants any day.|
|07-17-2012 02:00 AM|
The exhibit is a 12'x 8'x 8' fiberglass tank with a 12x6 viewing window.
The tank as is contains 3600 gallons of water.
This exhibit is located at the New England Aquarium in Boston. I'm an aquarist in the freshwater gallery.
|07-17-2012 01:11 AM|
|JEden8||Simply amazing! Kudos to you!|
|07-17-2012 01:09 AM|
|driftwoodhunter||Amazing! I grew up in Old Lyme, Ct, at the mouth of the Ct. river - I just had to check this out. So glad I did! Are you building these displays for public buildings?|
|07-17-2012 01:01 AM|
|07-17-2012 12:57 AM|
|izabella87||Nice work !|
|07-16-2012 11:44 PM|
|CatB||FFFFF. is this in your house?? i can't imagine having thirty salmon in anywhere but a public aquarium (or a restaurant, haha)! anyways, it's GORGEOUS!|
|07-16-2012 11:16 PM|
|akdylpickles||Wow beautiful tank!|
|07-16-2012 09:15 PM|
Very nice, could've fooled me as a tropical biotope. Looks like museum quality too, nice job. How much of the 3100 gallons is actual water?
Hope the maintenance isn't too much. Looking forward to seeing more.
|07-16-2012 07:13 PM|
Thats awesome. What a good idea and the layout is like something you see at a public aquarium. Well done. I grew up in Connecticut so I had to check out this tank.
I have been thinking of doing a native tank next I would not need any heaters in fact I might need a chiller.
Wait how big is the tank? 3100 gal??
|07-16-2012 07:11 PM|
|07-16-2012 06:51 PM|
|tumbleweedz||Very nice, lots of work.|
|07-16-2012 06:21 PM|
Whoa that's amazing!
That's basically my native dream tank.... So, did you catch all of them?
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