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Kelp collection – wet, cold and slimy

By on April 14, 2014

Only few aquariums in the world have a kelp forest exhibit. And it is because you cannot grow kelp effectively in captivity. In order to maintain living kelp forest, you need to collect the macroalgae on a regular basis. Today


Volunteering at the Two Oceans Aquarium Cape Town, South Africa

By on April 2, 2014

Meantime in the Aquarium, the kindest, nicest and coolest people are working hard to keep the fish happy and healthy. I am deeply grateful to them for offering me a chance to observe the behind the scenes of the aquarist


Anti fishing and tangling

By on March 10, 2014

Fishing and angling, or more appropriately – Anti fishing and tangling. Jake and Sophie started with six fish. After several hours fishing, they had two fish. How many fish did Jake and Sophie catch?  The answer is 1.5 fish.  Explanation:


While others sleep… we walk through muddy sea shores.

By on February 28, 2014

Not everyday does one have a chance to swim with endemic seahorses, observe a sleeping octopus and witness a cuttlefish hunting at  night. It would be hard to beat such a day, yet everyday so much happens! each morning brings