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The world's most awesomest garden eel aquarium?

By Leonard Ho - Posted Oct 29, 2013 09:00 AM
Sumida Aquarium in the Tokyo Sky Tree Town complex opened only 18 months ago but already boasts some of the world's most impressive aquatic displays. This garden eel exhibit is done on a massive scale so visitors can appreciate a big community of wormy fish ... 634 eels to be exact.
The world's most awesomest garden eel aquarium?

One eel, two eel, three eel ... uh ... I give up.

Sumida Aquarium is home to many awe-inspiring exhibits such as Takashi Amano's massive nature aquariums we blogged about last year. Reef lovers needn't be jealous; Sumida is also home to some spectacular tropical exhibits like this absolutely giant garden eel tank:

The words you're searching for are: HOLY MOLY!

Want to see more of this exhibit?  Between 9:00 AM JST, November 1 and 9:00 PM JST November 3, 2013, Nico Nico Live will broadcast a live webcast of this exhibit.

To learn more about garden eels and their husbandry, read Raul Roman's very thorough Advanced Aquarist article.

[via RocketNews24]

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.


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