A visit to.....

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    For those not in Souther California its a gigantic aquarium located in Long Beach, CA. Not sure of the specs of the place but it is huge...

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    Small sand rays....

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    Very friendly lil fellas...

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    Big corals, hammer i think..

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    The sharks were big but those fish were about 5 feet long, gigantic...

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    Couple of moray eels....4-5' long..

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    Ugly lil sucker here..
     
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    Shark tank, can actually touch them..

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    Also sting rays....

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    He was saying hello, followed the wife all around the tank as she walked past..

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    That looks way cooler than the aquariums in Vegas... At least yours had real corals! Thanks for the pics.
     
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    nice pics
     
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    Very cool pics!
     
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    looks awesome. It could be an all coral aquarium and biff would be happy, but the second you have 0 corals you might as well shut the place down
     
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    Still have a lot more to post...... more coming

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    Couldnt get a good pic of this guy, awesome looking fish..

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    Eel garden, each was about 4-6" long..


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    Tall tank, see the peeps below?

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    Jellies.....

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    Big Sailfin i am thinking?

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    Big piece of hammer corals.....Size of a large watermelon.

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    Big ol clams, bout 2' long each...

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    Lil clam garden
     
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    Not sure what this one is, but it is huge, 4' across....
     
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    wow that kelp forrest was awesome! such an amazingly tall tank
     
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    Stonefish, looks like a big hunk of LR

    This is for Lionfish, these guys were pretty cool...

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    Tank cleaning time...

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    I know Doc will like this one...
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    A little bit of diver action, you actually walk thru the tank, fish and sharks can swim over and under you...
     
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    wow that stonefish is awesome!
     
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    Seahorses, these were pretty big, about 10" or so


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    Another big honkin tank, bout 40' across, 12' tall..
     
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    Strange fish, a leafy sea dragon....?
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    Thats pretty much it, I think i took a vid or 2, will post them as well as soon as they upload...
     
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    Nah the fish pictures he posted were way cooler too! Leafy sea dragons! Stonefish! A gazillion anthias! AND real corals! This aquarium takes the cake.
     
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    Like OMG!That place looks awesome.I've been on an anthias kick lately and seeing all those anthias made me wet my pants.
     
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    now that is one awesome place, great pics, like all the mono argentinas in the tank, i have 2 in mine.
     
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    no 8 legged friends at the aquarium?
     
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    I took over 200 pics, most didnt come out good or I am still cleaning them up a bit. will get some more posted asap... 2 vids uploading right now...
     
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