12.87 million gallons. Now that is a lot of water

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  1. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    The largest aquarium in the world.

    The Guinness Book of World Records confirmed Monday that Chimelong Ocean Kingdom set five world records, including claiming the title of the largest aquarium in the world.
    Chimelong Ocean Kingdom also hold the records for "largest underwater viewing dome, largest aquarium tank, largest aquarium window and largest acrylic panel," Guinness Book of World Records reports. The aquarium boasts a total water volume of 12.87 million gallons.
    Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, World's Largest Aquarium, Opens In China


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    Now that is something I would love to see in my life time.
     
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  3. FaceOfDeceit

    FaceOfDeceit Hockey Beard

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    And I was in the middle of a 12.86M gallon build! Back to the drawing board!
     
  4. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Sure you were. :p yup.
     
  5. sailorguy

    sailorguy Torch Coral

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    I wonder if the sump is a DIY 2,000,000 long.
     
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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    I am actually looking for the equipment information.::)
     
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    mdbostwick Vlamingii Tang

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    They have probably built a skimmer larger than my house.
     
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    FaceOfDeceit Hockey Beard

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    I've seen the Atlanta Aquariums' filtration area and it blew my mind. I can only imagine what this one is like.
     
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    WOW is all I can say. I can add this to my bucket list :)
     
  12. JOHNMD

    JOHNMD Astrea Snail

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    Water changes would be a real pain..............