Three Whale Sharks

Discussion in 'Photography' started by kinetic, Aug 9, 2017.

  1. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    Back in the hobby with a gigantic tank holding Whale Sharks! Just kidding, I wish.

    Finally fulfilled a lifelong dream to visit the Georgia Aquarium. Bad quality photo with a quick edit on Priime RAW for iPad app (

    [​IMG]Whale Sharks by Arthur Chang, on Flickr
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  2. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    I've always wanted to go...

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  3. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    it's so worth it!
  4. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

    Holy! That's an aquarium? I've never heard of the Georgia Aquarium til now, but it's definitely going on my "places to visit" list.

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  5. Destiny! Where's Dori? I can't find her?
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  6. Ashalye

    Ashalye Webmaster

    Georgia Aquarium and Osaka aquarium are on my bucket list! I want to see whale sharks!!
  7. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    I used to think the Cal Academy / Steinhart tank was big. But after a trip to Georgia Aquarium, the reef tank at Cal Academy looks like a pico tank ;)

    Georgia: 6.3 million gallons
    Cal Academy: 212 thousand gallons

    Though of course, cal academy does have the second largest REEF tank. Someone build a 8 million gallon reef tank?
  8. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    It's kind of funny that the Academy of Sciences tank is about 3% the size of the Georgia one and the Academy of Sciences is about 3% of the distance to the Georgia aquarium.
  9. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    haha perfect!
  10. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    It's 6 mil gal?
  11. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    The Georgia Aquarium's Ocean Voyager tank is actually 6.3 million (the .3 is a large enough amount to be significant haha).
  12. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    .3 is larger than the rich Ross tank. Wow.

    WCKDVPR Guest

    That is crazy they can keep those in a tank and feed them. How long were they?

    Or you could just go to to the Sea of Cortex off La Paz....................spent 3 days with 2 of them (roughly 35 and 38 footers) on an awesome dive drip. Whale shark.jpg
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  14. Wlachnit

    Wlachnit Vice President

    I shoulda figured you had dived with those. Any pics?

    Doh! Never mind.

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    . Whale shark 3.jpg Whale shark 2.jpg
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  16. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    What, no selfie with your arm around one? :)
  17. kinetic

    kinetic Webmaster

    damn that's awesome

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