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I expected muddy water, unclean tanks and an unkempt environment. But a recent visit to the Government Aquarium on Kasturba Road, proved me wrong. Even though the Aquarium could do with a few more features, possibly to attract marine enthusiasts, I was pleasantly surprised. Especially after my last visit, many many years ago.
The Government Aquarium is located on Kasturba Road in the Cubbon Park premises
A variety of fishes can be found here, spread across two floors. This one though, had a blank name board
‘Feather Back’ – For the most time, it seemed to remain towards the bottom of the tank
It would be interesting to have guides explaining the characteristics of each type of fish
On a weekday, it was a surprise to see quite many visitors, including foreign nationals
‘Vail Tail Angel’ – Pterophyllium scalare
Some of the fish just seem too big for the tank
Albino Gold fish
This one was for the camera!
Many of the fish tanks do not have name boards, many are blank as well. This one, on the other hand, has been defaced