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  1. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Virginia Aquarium Red Sea Habitat exhibit Located in Virginia Beach, the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center offers great activities and attractions for anyone looking to do something fun. As a special bonus for the locals, Hampton Roads residents can receive 50% off admission for the...
  2. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    European Cichlid-Forum members will be glad to know that Aquatis, the largest freshwater aquarium in Europe, has opened its doors this past weekend. Originally envisioned over 15 years ago, the project is finally completed and open to the public, although not all the exhibits are fully stocked...
  3. General Aquaria Discussion
    A short video of a pair of Paretroplus maculatus digging out a pit. The video come from the africancichlids2010 Youtube channel. The video was taken at the San Antonio Zoo. Paretroplus maculatus, with its distinctive black spot, was originally found in several locations in northwestern...
  4. General Aquaria Discussion
    A 24/7 live stream of the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium. One of the largest aquariums in the world is the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium located in Okinawa, Japan. The aquarium houses over 2.5 million gallons of water in 77 tanks. Visitors are treated to spectacular marine displays and unarguably the...
  5. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Tennessee Aquarium River Discovery Hall The Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga features many great exhibits including River Giants and the Tennessee River Gallery. There is also the Rivers of the World gallery which includes the Amazon River, Congo River and other rivers in Africa. For those...
  6. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Great Lakes Aquarium - Lake Malawi exhibit The Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth, MN just opened their newest exhibit. The Unsalted Seas exhibit is home to the largest sturgeon touch-tank in North America and also displays their African Rift Lakes tanks. The Amazing Amazon exhibit also has a...
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    The first day of summer is just around the corner. Why not visit an aquarium? For those in the Baltimore, MD area the National Aquarium offers many great exhibits. Along with an impressive marine fare, this aquarium also offers an Amazon River Forest exhibit featuring many local species...
  8. General Aquaria Discussion
    The American Cichlid Association Convention 2016 registration is now open. This year's event will be in Cincinnati, Ohio and hosted by Greater Cincinnati Aquarium Society. The event is still two months away but everyone should start making plans to be in Cincinnati on July 7th - 10th. Scheduled...
  9. Illness, Health & Nutrition
    Fish Health Monitor trial is being held at Blue Planet Aquarium A new fish health monitor developed by Dr Lynne Sneddon at the University of Liverpool is being tested at the Blue Planet Aquarium in England. The system has been in place for two months monitoring fish movement to determine the...
  10. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Following a $45 million expansion, the Vancouver Aquarium has opened its doors with an additional 55,000 square feet of space. The expansion is the largest in the aquarium's history since first opening in 1956. While the aquarium is mostly devoted to marine life, one of the new exhibits features...
  11. General Aquaria Discussion
    World's largest underwater viewing dome The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the newly opened Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Aquarium is the world's largest. The aquarium is part of a larger theme park on Hengqin Island in China. A total of five world records were awarded to the...
  12. General Aquaria Discussion
    Butterfly fish. Photo by Paul Van Allen An excellent article with some great aquarium photography tips. Although the author is drawing from his experiences photographing fish in public aquariums, many of the suggestions would also work with your own tanks. The article is geared toward DSLR...
  13. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Wildlife Preserves Singapore has just added the world's largest freshwater aquarium, River Safari, to its many attractions. Wildlife Preserves Singapore is a non-profit organization which manages most of the zoos in the country. River Safari is a freshwater themed park showcasing many river...
  14. General Aquaria Discussion
    Europe's newest and largest aquarium has open its doors this past weekend. The Blue Planet Aquarium, located just outside of Copenhagen, is not only the largest aquarium in Europe but also a work of art. Blue Planet Aquarium. Photo by Adam Mrk Blue Planet Aquarium is currently configured...
  15. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    North Carolina Aquarium The North Carolina Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores is seeking volunteers. This Saturday, February 2nd, the aquarium will be hosting an open house for anyone interested in donating their time to the aquarium. If you live close by and this is something that interests you...
  16. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Association of Zoos and Aquariums If you want to find a zoo or aquarium in your area, the Association of Zoos and Aquariums provides a searchable directory of accredited facilities. The accreditation is done by the AZA, but it is helpful in finding locations that meet their standards. The AZA...
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    httpv://youtu.be/RTZLi2lBAv8 I've never been a fan of malls, especially during the holiday season. Come to think of it, its been at least 5 years since I've been to one. However, if I could go to this mall, I'd find excuses to visit. The Dubai Aquarium and Under Water Zoo is located within the...
  18. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    Harbor Seals As a special thanks on December 1st the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is offering free admission to all city residents. There will also be discounts on IMAX movies, food and gift shop items. This offer is available to all Norwalk residents and does require proof of residence...
  19. The C.A.R.E.S. Preservation Program
    The Georgia Aquarium, located in downtown Atlanta, has the distinction of being the world's largest aquarium. The Georgia Aquarium has more than 10 million gallons of water and more aquatic life than any other aquarium. The Georgia Aquarium is a nonprofit organization dedicated to being a global...
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    Photo by Mike Simons/Tulsa World A new exhibit at the Oklahoma Aquarium creates a unique experience from visitors. Extreme Amazon lets you crawl into the tank so you can view the fish from a different perspective. On display are Amazon River fish and iguanas. Located in Jenks, OK (just south of...
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