The biggest aquarium of the world
The most common size for the home aquarium - 50-60 liters, although some manage to build at home aquariums volume of 1000 liters or more. But there is in the world such masterpieces that can fit a whole lake of water, they can keep the whales, sharks, and other marine giants. I bring to your attention the list of the largest aquariums in the world.
10. Aquarium of Western Australia (3 million liters)
Located on the outskirts of Perth, off the coast of the ocean, Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA) is the largest on the continent. The main tank reservoir is 40 meters long and 20 meters wide, with sandwiching 3 million liters of water. There is also a 98-meter underwater tunnel. For a surcharge, here you can even swim with scuba diving, close to the sharks and other inhabitants of the aquarium.
9. Genoa Aquarium (3.78 million liters)
Built specially for Expo 92, the Aquarium of Genoa and Italy is one of the largest aquariums in Europe. There are about 70 tanks, each of which recreates the habitat of certain marine species. In total there are more than 6,000 sea creatures from around the world, including sharks, dolphins and seals. The largest tank capacity of 3.78 million liters of water.
8. Shanghai Aquarium (3.8 mln. Liters)
Shanghai Aquarium - one of Asia's largest aquariums. It is divided into 9 large areas, including China area, the Antarctic area and the area of Australia. The most attractive part of the aquarium is the underwater tunnel 155 meters long, making it the longest tunnel of its kind in the world. 7. Sea World Ushaka (3.8 mln. Liters)
This theme park is located in Durban, South Africa. It is Africa's largest aquarium with 32 tanks. A feature of the aquarium is that sharks can be viewed sitting at the table of the restaurant with glass walls, fully immersed into the tank.
6. Monterey Bay Aquarium (4, 5 Mill. Liters)
This aquarium is located on the territory of the former factory for the production of canned fish in Monterrey, California. Among the features that place two large reservoir, a volume of 1, 2 million liters, and the second in 4, 5 million liters.
5. Turkuaz Aquarium (4.9 mln. Liters)
Opened in 2009, Turkuaz is the largest aquarium in Turkey. It is divided into many subject areas, it contains approximately 10,000 marine species, including tiger sharks, giant stingrays and piranhas. The aquarium is located in the Istanbul shopping center, there is also a 80-meter underwater tunnel.
4. Aquarium L'Oceanografic Valencia (7 million. Liters)
This aquarium is located in the famous complex called the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia. This complex is designed by the famous architect Santiago Calatrava. It is the largest aquarium in Europe, where there are about 45,000 sea inhabitants.
3. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium (7.49 mln. Liters)
This aquarium is located in Ocean Expo Park in Japan and was opened in 2002. The main aquarium tank called Sea Kurosh holds 7.49 million gallons of water. Admire sea creatures can be through a huge glass 60 centimeters thick. 2. The Dubai Aquarium (10 million. Liters)
This aquarium is located in The Dubai Mall shopping center and is part of the prestigious area surrounding the famous Burj Khalifa. The huge aquarium is home to around 33,000 sea creatures, including 400 sharks. Aquarium hit the Guinness Book of Records due to the very large size of the glass panel in 8.3 to 32.88 meters to 75 centimeters thick, thus displacing aquarium Okinawa. In February 2010, this panel gave a leak that caused the evacuation of spectators. Flow quite quickly eliminated.
1. Georgia Aquarium (23.8 million liters)
Georgia Aquarium - the world's largest, is home to about 100,000 sea creatures. Aquarium was opened in November 2005. This is the only place outside Asia where the whale sharks are found contained in a giant tank volume of 24 million liters.
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