October 22, 2018

Mobile aquarium rolls in with Live Shark Experience at Ottawa County Fair

SALEM TOWNSHIP — This year’s Ottawa County Fair features a new experience — the “Live Shark Experience.”

Five sharks swim in a 5,000-gallon aquarium housed on a flatbed. Another flatbed holds a small museum, and the seating area for the “shark show” is covered by a tent.

“I have four nurse sharks and one lemon shark,” Rick Befley said. “This is no different than any other aquarium. It’s just mobile, and it’s self-contained.”

The traveling aquarium does have special temperature controls, so the sharks are fine even in Tuesday’s hot weather.

“You’d be surprised at how many filtration systems of different types are on

Source: http://www.portclintonnewsherald.com/article/20110720/NEWS01/107200316/Mobile-aquarium-rolls-Live-Shark-Experience-Ottawa-County-Fair