Largest Aquarium On Earth Opens In China

by | Apr 1, 2014 | Industry, Science, Tanks | 0 comments


The world’s largest underwater viewing dome

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, a new aquatic theme park in China that opened last week, is breaking Guinness records left and right. The park is part of the Chimelong Hengqin Bay Hotel, which is touted to be the “largest ocean ecological-themed hotel” in China. article-2594168-1CBDDCDB00000578-216_964x640

The worlds largest acrylic panel and aquarium tank


Chimelong Ocean Kingdom has 5 Guinness records including the title  as the World’s largest aquarium. The facility also claims  five other records including the world’s biggest underwater viewing dome, aquarium tank, aquarium window and acrylic panel.

article-2594168-1CBD76D000000578-445_964x641Having traveled to over 40 countries as a public aquarium designer and consultant, I can say that this one looks to be well worth a visit.  MORE

SOURCE: DailyMail by Carol Driver

  • Francis Yupangco

    Francis is a marine biologist with an MBA and over 20 years of professional aquarium experience. Francis is the former Aquatic Development Manager at Hagen USA., makers of Fluval brand aquarium products. He co-stars on Nat Geo WILD's reality TV series Fish Tank Kings where he is the resident "Fish Geek" and was Director of Marketing at Living Color Aquariums. He is an avid explorer having visited over 45 countries and lived in 7. At 17, he was among the youngest aquarists ever hired by the Vancouver Aquarium, where he worked for 7 years. His aquatic biology experience ranges from larval fish rearing to the design, construction and operational management of renowned public aquariums around the world. Francis is currently head of marketing at the world's largest vertically integrated fish farming company.

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