Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Community Forum > Aquaria Off-Topic
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Closed Thread
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 03-11-2003, 11:02 AM   #1
AA Team Emeritus
reefrunner69's Avatar
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Cedar Key, FL
Posts: 1,663
Swim with the fishes at the Florida Aquarium

[center:4fdec53078]Aquarium visitors strap on mask and fins

To keep people coming through its doors, the Tampa attraction lets more folks bob in its coral reef tank. [/center:4fdec53078]
By TAMARA LUSH, Times Staff Writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published March 3, 2003

TAMPA -- Tired of visiting the Florida Aquarium and looking at the same, old angelfish swimming around the coral reef tank?
A new program allows visitors to climb into the tank with the angelfish -- and the grouper, and the moray eels.

This marine life encounter, called "Swim with the Fishes," is different from the "Swim with the Sharks" program unveiled in January.

The new program allows uncertified divers to use scuba equipment in the aquarium's 500,000-gallon coral reef tank, though they must stay on the water's surface. Only certified divers can swim in the shark tank.

The aquarium's latest adventure, which opened Saturday, is one of a growing number in the United States that offer a very personal encounter with marine life.

[center:4fdec53078][Read the full Article][/center:4fdec53078]


Visit Nature Coast Photography
reefrunner69 is offline  
Closed Thread

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any good place to catch aquarium fish in Florida? gu2high Freshwater & Brackish - Planted Tanks 7 06-17-2007 08:31 PM
Somewhat Forgotten, Underappreciated Aquarium Fishes Toirtis Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 38 01-06-2006 06:29 AM
New to Aquarium fishes keitech Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 14 08-29-2004 01:37 PM
Swim with the fishes at the Florida Aquarium reefrunner69 Southern States 3 06-28-2003 10:53 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:38 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.