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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Get Acquainted with the Largest Aquariums in the World

The most widely popular size for a home aquarium tank is likely 29 or 30 gallon, however, some aquarists have developed aquariums which are phenomenally large. A couple of such are sufficiently large to hold whale sharks and manta rays. It takes a huge tank to hold these sort of amphibian animals. These aquariums not just are interesting in light of the fact that they offer a chance to find out about the world underneath the sea, but on the other hand make a spectator feel as though they have ventured into a different universe. Want to know what the world’s largest aquariums are like?


Here are the largest aquariums around the world (in no particular order) that are not just awe-inspiring to look at, but are a wholesome entertainment for kids. So for the coming vacation, take your family out to visit one of these enchanting marvels of sea life.

1.   Dubai Mall Aquarium

The Dubai Mall is one the world's biggest shopping centers on the planet, and is also a part of the 20-billion-dollar Burj Dubai complex in Dubai. The highlight of the mall is the colossal aquarium tank, with the ability to hold 10 million liters of water! The aquarium has more than 33,000 living creatures including more than 400 sharks and rays combined. So as and when you get a cheap deal for Mumbai to Dubai flights, or any flight to Dubai, do not let it go. The world of enchantment awaits you in Dubai.


2. Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium is famous for a few things. First, it is enormous enough to accommodate a hefty 6.3 million gallon of water, also containing the Ocean Voyager display. The other fascinating aspect about this aquarium is its whale shark populace. The Georgia Aquarium is the sole aquarium outside of Asia to serve as a home for whale sharks. Hydrophobics, this is your best chance to see what the world underneath the sea looks like!

3. L'Oceanografic

Located inside the City of Arts and Sciences complex in Valencia, Spain, the L’Oceanografic is the biggest aquarium tank in Europe and houses more than 45,000 marine animals. They populate nine submerged towers, organized on two levels that exhibit a few marine biological systems. Two submerged towers are joined by a 35 meter submerged passage and it's tank is loaded with sharks, beams and 7 million liters of water. Too much to process?

4. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

This tank contains about 2 million gallons of water and has a huge acrylic glass panel. The aquarium is known majorly for its whale sharks and manta beams on display to the general public. The primary tank of the aquarium, called the Kuroshio Sea, holds 1,981,000 gallons of water and elements an acrylic glass panel measuring 27 by 74 feet.


5. Turkuazoo

Turkuazoo is Turkey's first goliath aquarium including a rainforest, an overflowing forest and tropical sea zones. The aquarium is situated inside the Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall and contains a 80 meter long submerged passage. Turkuazoo holds around 10,000 ocean animals including tiger sharks, monster stingrays and piranhas in 29 diverse displays where the biggest one holds 5 million liters of water.

These massive aquariums are a perfect spot to get a simulated scenario of the magical worlds that lie deep beneath the surface of oceans and seas. Not only are these a huge tourist attraction, but most of them are even maintained and supervised by aquarists and marine scientists. After all, seas and oceans aren’t that easy to handle, right!