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Old 10-28-2003, 09:29 PM   #11
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Whatever you do, stay away from the aquarium in Key West! You pay $9 per person, and all it's just one big room! You literally walk in the door, stand in the middle of the room, spin in a circle, and you've seen the whole place! Of course Key West also has the coolest "aquarium" I've ever been to--diving on Looe Key .

The Baltimore Aquarium is the best I've been to, but I haven't been to many different ones to judge. I'm going to volunteer there as soon as my wife gets a full time job (she's student teaching). They take certified diver volunteers to feed the sharks and rays! I'll probably just be helping maintain the tanks though.
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They take certified diver volunteers to feed the sharks and rays!
Wouldn't they give the sharks heartburn? ;)
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Old 10-28-2003, 10:31 PM   #13
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The National Aquarium in Baltimore, Very cool.

http://www.aqua.org/

Someday I want to get to the Moterey bay one, hear it's awesome.

Also heard great things about the Tennesee Aquarium. World's largest FW aquarium. http://www.tnaqua.org/

Oddly enough, I also saw a neat one in Minnesota, inside the Mall of America! Not very big, but neat stuff. Biggest snapping turtle I've ever seen!
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Sounds like California has all the cool aquariums. Speaking of small ones though. The Bass Pro Shop at Concord Mills Mall in North Carolina. Has a Good Sized tank that's supposed to be a replica of NC Freshwater Lake. It was cool had ducks on top and Bass and all sorts of stuff in it. Ripley's at Myrtle also has a stingray petting zoo, I didn't even know you could touch those things but it was incredible. Or maybe there's some you can't touch still. Slimy things though

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I too love the Baltimore aquarium. The Ripley's one is really great, too. I visited Atlanta a couple of years ago and was dismayed to learn that they had no aquarium. A big city like that ought to have one! If you go to the keys definitely don't spend money on visiting an aquarium - hop in the water with yer snorkel!
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