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    Senior Member tang_man_montreal's Avatar
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    Largest Indoor Aquarium to open in Atlanta

    I am Homer of BORG... Prepare to be..OOOO!! DONUT!!!!!!

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    Well if you have 200 million to spend on a aqurium. you could get a 3 million gallon tank.

    I was curious that means it costs $66.66 per gallon.
    Which is just about the same ratio it costs our tanks stocked (or at least mine)
    How about any one else, does this sound right?

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    Senior Member Dazz's Avatar
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    Hell, If I was a billionaire I would probably create my own man made sea... and populate it with the greatest reef life ever!

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    Senior Member volitan's Avatar
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    plus they said that it will be debt free and will turn it to a non profit organization...someone needs to spend money so dont they dont get nailed on taxes

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    Now just imagine loosing control in a tank like that. Disaster struck us all at least once. Imagine how much work they will have trying to re-balance it.
    If your gonna do it, do it right the first time.

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    Senior Member volitan's Avatar
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    At that volume I would imagine that their would havve to have a VERY BIG fudge up to bring the water unstable...but hey you never know...

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    Senior Member Bram's Avatar
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    Wow! Whale shark Fantastic!
    can't even imagine how big that'd be

    Who's up for a road trip?
    Who says Dogs are the only creature that's happy to see you?

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    I wish Ottawa had gone ahead with an aquarium on the Lebreton flats. It would not have been this big but still would have been a great attraction for our area.

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    Senior Member rockgarden's Avatar
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    LFS's and public aquariums are high on my list wherever I travel and have some time to kill. A public aquarium in Ottawa would certainly have got my vote!

    BTW The only public aquarium where I have felt disappointed was the national aquarium in Washington DC. Most LFS's are more exciting. However, I understand that the one in Baltimore is worth the visit. Will try to get to that one next trip south.

    I really enjoyed taking a group of Kanata high school band students through the marine museum in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia this past Spring. They weren't so sure that they would like it but I had a tough time getting them away from the live displays one they got inside. The blue shelled lobster was a show stopper for some. As usual Nova Scotians were very friendly and accomodating.
    When not looking after fish, I am attached to my camera.
    Galleries at: (rockgarden1) or at (Ron)

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    Senior Member Swimfins's Avatar
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    We used to have a nice one in Montreal, until the city workers and dolphin handlers went on strike and it was too late to save the dolphins that didn't fare well during the strike. I was just a kid at the time and it upset me very much.
    Canons shooting coconut creme
    40 guns in a steady stream. :coolmad:

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