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Complete structural design for two tanks

Project Location – Gurnee, Illinois 

Contractor – Cost of Wisconsin

Construction Cost

  • Aquarium: $450,000
  • Demonstration Tank: $212,000


30,000 gallon aquarium

  • Aquarium is reinforced concrete with a concrete column located at each corner, octagonal in shape
  • Base wall and columns are specially designed to accept a 30 acrylic glazing system

5,000 gallon casting tank

  • Welded steel structure 28’ long, 5’ wide, and 5’ deep
  • Tubular steel columns are spaced at 7’ and are also specially designed to accept a 3” glazing system
  • Both included special acrylic observation walls and unique aesthetics