Photos from Steinhart Aquarium trip

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  1. HiFidelity

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    Post your pics here if you feel like adding to my small album, enjoy...

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  2. Baykes

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    Thanks for sharing! I think that the first alligator pic is my favorite, he is all like "Ahhh this is the liiife:D" And man those protein skimmers are HUGE:eek:!
     
  3. jonmos75

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    I posted this in the Original Post:

    Here is a link to my google drive of all the pictures that we took as there are 121 photos....lol
     
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    Super cool pictures everyone!

    Fidel I wish I could take pics like that! Indoor lowlight photography, a whole new unexplored field for me.
     
  5. tygunn

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    Awesome! Really wish I could have made it. I almost find the behind the scenes stuff cooler than the tanks themselves. I have done the behind the scenes tour at the Mall of America tank, and at Georgia Aquarium.

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    Morton salt? LOL.
     
  7. Enderturtle

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    Yeah Humu.

    They actually make their own salt mix and add each chemical themselves: Calcium, carbonates, bicarbonates, magnesium, trace elements , etc.
     
  8. HiFidelity

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    Hi guys and thanks for the comments :)

    Mike, low light is not difficult if you have a camera that is capable of ridiculous ISO haha I think I shot some of my pics at 3200 ISO and addressed noise in post.

    I too found it very interesting that they have local salt trucked in. Also the other interesting thing I had a convo with Matt about was their water filtration, they do not use RO or DI yet with good results. Considering that they have a full time staff member strictly testing water all day I feel better about venturing into the non-RO/DI world soon haha (we had a whole topic on that a few months ago).

    OMG Claude is so awesome, he's basically the laziest alligator around haha. He's simply lounging with a smile on his face, I had to make the shot dark and grim looking to make him look somewhat sinister but I still failed to convey that hahahaha.
    The morning group, did Mat share with you the story about being elbow deep in Claude's mouth? we had a good laugh with that one.
     
  9. sfsuphysics

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    Morton eh... I knew we're just being lied to by the aquarium industry! Morton's salt is cheap!!! :D
     
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    Yes the morning group got the story of Matt having his some down the throat of Claude.... Lol

    Jon
     
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    That was a great tour! Thanks for posting photos. Also thanks for setting up the day!
     
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    My wife surprised me a while back with the behind the scenes tour. It was pretty awesome. That's some major plumbing they've got in there.
     

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