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Massive Home Aquarium Can Hold 4,800 Gallons

In the basement of Jack Heathcote's five-bedroom home, you can find the largest aquarium in Britain. In measures approximately 13 by 13 by 7 feet and can hold 4,800 gallons when filled to capacity. Heathcote has to clean it by hand (pictured) by diving in with the exotic fish from all of the world that he's collected:

Three of the walls of the tank are the foundation walls of the house and a large section of floor was removed by the bay window to allow access. Downstairs a wall of glass has replaced the brick wall, and behind it are some of the largest fish kept in captivity.

And the collection in the tank - which includes some valuable species - consists of two chainsaw doradids, three 2ft long Pacus, some Pangasius, a Red tail hybrid catfish, two alligator gars, eight enormous stingrays and two Fly River turtles.

They will soon be joined by two silver arowanas, which are more commonly found in the Amazon River Basin.


You can view several large pictures of the aquarium at the link.

Link via OhGizmo! | Photo: Page One

Previously: Arapaimag's Monster Home Aquarium

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Notice: Due to widespread smuggling and other 'legal' damage done to tropical fish populations worldwide, nothing that has to do with keeping fish for display, unless part of a proper educational or scientific endeavor, can be considered neat or cool. Thank you for your cooperation.
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OOOO that is like every fish enthusiasts dream! Well, not my own b/c I would hate to clean it, but still... must be pretty amazing to see up close and personal :D
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