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kleankord
05-16-2011, 11:00 AM
http://www.advancedaquarist.com/blog/aquadom-the-worlds-largest-cylindrical-aquarium

2 fulltime divers go in and clean every day.. :)

Typical Tony
05-16-2011, 11:50 AM
just imagine a leak... :eek:

very cool nonetheless

Sigmar
05-16-2011, 12:08 PM
Dispels the myth that acrylic is more libel to leak I think

REID429
05-16-2011, 12:12 PM
I think acrylic leaks more cause its used in different methods with curved and cylindrical applications anf larger tanks so it gets,a,bad wrap

tsunderl
05-16-2011, 12:26 PM
Actually, I would think acrylic leaks less since it fuses to itself during the sealing process. I've had two glass tanks leak and none in my acrylic (knock on wood!).

Flapjack
05-16-2011, 03:50 PM
I would love having the job to clean that daily!!

KingBichir
05-16-2011, 06:41 PM
that would be a great job, that is a huge aquarium

robert1
05-16-2011, 11:19 PM
HOLY _ _ _ T..... that is amazing. 6.3" thick at the top and 8something" at the bottom. imagine the filtration on it.

AllKindsOfFishIn&Out
05-17-2011, 05:54 AM
If we ever make it to Germany, I know where I want to stay! But I sure hope there aren't any earth quakes while we're there!!

OOwl
05-17-2011, 07:26 AM
I can't help but wonder if they have a "backup plan" in case that thing develops a "tiny" leak. Can you imagine CATCHING and putting ALL those fish in some type of "holding" tank in the back? Geez!

Also, although it's on a very large scale, I thought deep, cylindrical tanks weren't all that great for fish due to the reduced surface area. I guess they've got that all figured out somehow.

I have a friend that lives near Berlin. I will have to ask him to go by and check this tank out (if he hasn't already). I also wonder how long it will be before someone builds one BIGGER. :)

Luiz
05-17-2011, 09:52 AM
I can't help but wonder if they have a "backup plan" in case that thing develops a "tiny" leak.

Might be a bunch of umbrellas ,,,,, :hehe: