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Tuesday Afternoon Diversion: A Soothing Aquarium View

By Marcus Gilmer in Miscellaneous on Jul 21, 2009 8:00PM

If you're still having a rough start to the week (like we are), consider taking just a few minutes to enjoy this soothing, amazing video of the second largest aquairum tank in the world. According to the video's author:

This was shot at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Japan.

The main tank called the "Kuroshio Sea" holds 7,500-cubic meters (1,981,290 gallons) of water and features the world's second largest acrylic glass panel, measuring 8.2 meters by 22.5 meters with a thickness of 60 centimeters. Whale sharks and manta rays are kept amongst many other fish species in the main tank.

Beautiful stuff. [via]