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Old November 25th, 2011, 05:15 AM   #121
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And no whales! The Atlanta Aquarium is disgusting.
the georgia aquarium??? you sure???.........lol
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Old November 25th, 2011, 10:02 AM   #122
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Mermaids? What's next Aquaman?
Was just a joke; rest assured it won't really happen!
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Old February 2nd, 2012, 11:45 PM   #123
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Old February 3rd, 2012, 12:15 AM   #124
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Nice pics though that's not Ripley.


this is the Ripley site, right next to the tower, not very deep and tons of piping.





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Old February 3rd, 2012, 09:24 PM   #125
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Nice thing about an Aquarium is that the majority of the work is in the complicated plumbing. Also since they're building against a hill they're getting away without as many basement floors.
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Old February 3rd, 2012, 09:57 PM   #126
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I don't think it's that bad, and I'm quite happy there will be a co-located attraction near the CN.
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Old February 3rd, 2012, 11:24 PM   #127
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Agreed. The CN Tower is a nice visit, but to be honest it's not going to eat more than an hour of a family's time - if that. The aquarium will allow visitors to really spend an afternoon in the area.
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Old February 4th, 2012, 03:23 AM   #128
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Nice pics though that's not Ripley.
LOL Oh. What the hell did I photograph?
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Old February 4th, 2012, 04:34 PM   #129
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Think that looks like the new Delta hotel on Bremner, right beside Ripley!
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Old February 5th, 2012, 06:01 AM   #130
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Actually, that must be the aquarium, as it's right at the foot of the CN Tower.
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Old February 5th, 2012, 09:53 PM   #131
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andrews photos are of the aquarium, mystic's of delta.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 06:10 AM   #132
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http://www.thestar.com/news/article/...ark-tank-floor

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A construction crew pours the foundation pads for the giant shark tanks at the Ripley's aquarium at the base of the CN Tower.
Aquarium comes to life

Ripley’s aquarium in Toronto taking shape with construction of the concrete shark tank floor
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Rilpey's is pouring cement for their new aquarium beside the CN Tower to open in the summer of 2013.
David Rider Urban Affairs Bureau Chief

The concrete floor of what will be Toronto’s biggest fish tank, in the city’s first tourist attraction in two decades, is down. Now we wait for sharks.

Construction crews at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada site south of the CN Tower poured the massive, 40-centimetre-thick pad on Saturday. Finishers worked until the wee hours of Sunday, then left the slab to cure for two weeks.

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Old March 14th, 2012, 06:22 AM   #133
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Time to update the thread title I think TB.
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Old March 14th, 2012, 07:43 PM   #134
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Done! Normally elk is the hard-working one who keeps all those headlines up to date!
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Merci beaucoup mon ami.
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Old March 15th, 2012, 08:20 PM   #136
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From what? Prep to U/C?
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Old March 16th, 2012, 06:32 AM   #137
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Old March 16th, 2012, 10:26 AM   #138
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I forget if it was mentioned, but will there be a jellyfish tank? I hope so.
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I wonder if there's going to be a Great Lakes tank?
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I wonder if there's going to be a Great Lakes tank?

Yes I think they are putting in a fresh water exhibit to highlight native species of the great lakes region. Did you know that Ontario has freshwater jelly fish? They are rare, but we do. people also forget that Ontario is also on the ocean like a few other provinces.
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