I saw this aquarium online and figured I would go here instead of the Mystic aquarium for a change, this was a terrible mistake. The aquarium is very small, but the map online makes it look huge. I was excited to see the seal exhibit and the seal show. When we went to the exhibit, we saw 7 seals in one exhibit, the exhibit was only 25x25ft and most of it was the 10x10ft rock in the middle of it. There was not enough space for these poor animals, and half of the exhibit was outside. Their ages ranged from 28-40. Three of these seals are blind in one eye and the only "Tricks" they know are jumping up straight and kissing. When I asked one of the employees who has worked there for 11 years if the seals had a second tank they go in at night, he said no but they are not too crowded when they sleep on the rock. They only sleep on half of the rock since a divider separates the inside from outside portions. The water they were in was filthy and had things such as band-aids and wrappers floating in the tank. In the "Go Fish" portion of the aquarium, there was a Wii with one controller that had a Wii sports fishing game on it and a short film about fish in the next room. There were loose wires hanging from the ceiling with the caps visible, this would never pass an inspection due to the harm it could cause if one of the children reached up and grabbed it. The otter exhibit was also way too small for the two otters living in it. Otters are supposed to have open air and be able to breath, but these poor guys are enclosed in a tank half filled with water like their turtles! The shark tank give the illusion that it is big, but with 4 inch thick glass, it just distorts the view. there are 10+ large sharks in that tank along with other large fish, but it is half the size needed for those animals. The meerkat exhibit was the only one kept decent, which i ironic because they are not even water animals whatsoever. Some jellyfish had open tanks so small children could reach right in and grab one if they really wanted to. Somebody from the state's animal police and health department need to be sent there immediately. This aquarium just upset us and needs to be shut down.
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