Aquariums of the world




The most common size for the home aquarium - 50-60 liters, although some manage to build at home in aquariums up to 1000 liters and 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 offer you a list of the largest aquariums in the world. 10. Aquarium of Western Australia (3 million liters) 68,653,488

Located on the outskirts of Perth, off the coast of the ocean, the Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA) is the largest on the continent. The main aquarium tank is 40 meters long and 20 meters wide, with Vmeschaya 3 million liters of water. There is also a 98-meter-long underwater tunnel. For a surcharge, here you can even swim with scuba diving, close to the sharks and other inhabitants of the aquarium. 9. Aquarium of Genoa (3.78 million liters) 52,467,681

Built specifically 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) 14,413,382

Shanghai Aquarium - one of the largest aquariums Asia. It is divided into 9 large areas, including China area, the Antarctic area and the area of ‚Äč‚ÄčAustralia. The most attractive part of the aquarium is the underwater tunnel length of 155 meters, making it the longest tunnel of its kind in the world. 7. Sea World Ushaka (3.8 mln. Liters) 47,350,707

This theme park is located in the city of Durban, in South Africa. It is Africa's largest aquarium with 32 tanks. A feature of the aquarium is that sharks can be viewed sitting at a table with a glass-walled restaurant, fully immersed in the tank. 6. Monterey Bay Aquarium (4, 5 million. Liters) 64,195,858

This aquarium is located on the territory of the former factory for the production of canned fish in Monterrey, California. Among the features of this place two huge reservoir, a volume of 1, 2 million liters, and the second at 4, 5 million liters. 5. Aquarium Turkuaz (4.9 mln. Liters) 20,118,330

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 Istanbul shopping center, there is also a 80-meter-long underwater tunnel. 4. L'Oceanografic Aquarium in Valencia (7 million. Liters) 81,847,435

This aquarium is located in the famous complex called 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 marine inhabitants. 3. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium (7.49 mln. Liters) 94,204,536

This aquarium is located in Ocean Expo Park in Japan and was opened in 2002. The main tank aquarium called Sea Kurosh holds 7.49 million gallons of water. Admire the sea creatures can be through a huge glass thickness of 60 centimeters. 2. Aquarium Dubai (10 million. Liters) 19,189,385

This aquarium is located in the shopping mall The Dubai Mall is part of the prestigious area surrounding the famous Burj Khalifa. In a huge aquarium is home to around 33,000 sea creatures, including 400 sharks. Aquarium hit the Guinness Book of Records thanks to the largest glass panel size of 8.3 to 32.88 meters in thickness of 75 centimeters, surpassing in this aquarium Okinawa. In February 2010, the Panel gave a leak that caused the evacuation of spectators. Leak rather quickly eliminated. 1. Georgia Aquarium (23.8 million liters) 91,955,280

Georgia Aquarium - the world's largest, is home to about 100,000 sea creatures. Aquarium opened in November 2005. This is the only place outside Asia, home to whale sharks, contained in a giant tank volume of 24 million liters. See also: 7 the tallest statues in the world. The most expensive cities in the world in 2012. The biggest dips in the ground. Most large cargo ships and their cargoes. Top 10: The largest cruise ships in the world.

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