225,000 gallon cichlid tank

Discussion in 'Freshwater Aquarium Builds' started by Jswin, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. Jswin

    Jswin Well Known Member Member

    Went to Busch gardens in Tampa Fl, today and thought I'd share some pictures of a 225,000 gallon hippopotamus /African cichlid habitat

    Apparently cichlids will eat algae off the hippopotamus back. Learned something today. Anyways, over 10000 cichlids in this tank

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  2. TSzabo

    TSzabo Valued Member Member

    Who wouldnt want to turn their yard into something like that? (minus the hippos probably ;) )
  3. OP

    Jswin Well Known Member Member

    Hippos would probably cause problems in the neighborhood TSzabo
  4. J

    JMcRae Valued Member Member

    In California, you'd just have to call it a "hybrid" or "eco friendly" hippo and it would take them YEARS to make you get rid of it :)

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