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07-23-2012 01:55 AM
malady grew up around the Hartford area
nice to see this
07-22-2012 09:40 PM
Dave Allen 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!

-Dave
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
Andrew_Murphy 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
Williak Jesus...
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
vincenz 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
Snowflake311 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
nonconductive very nice!
07-16-2012 06:51 PM
tumbleweedz Very nice, lots of work.
07-16-2012 06:21 PM
AlecFish Whoa that's amazing!

That's basically my native dream tank.... So, did you catch all of them?
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