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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Water Museum

June 26, 2015


Aquarium samples added to travelling museum  Samples of water from Bristol Aquarium have become the latest additions to an extraordinary Museum of Water which visited the city at the weekend. Small amounts of water from the Amazon and Coral Reef displays and the quarantine area at the Harbourside attraction have become part of the travelling […]

Luxury Pad

June 15, 2015


Luxury pad for Rubber Frog and Crocodile Skink  A rubber frog and crocodile skink have been given a luxurious new home, complete with plunge pool and mini waterfall, at Bristol Aquarium. Aquarists at the Harbourside attraction have created a new habitat for the banded rubber frog with mosses, rocks and lush green foliage which mirrors […]

Aquasnaps exhibition

June 8, 2015


NEW AQUARIUM EXHIBITION AIMS TO INSPIRE ‘AQUA SNAPPERS’ A new exhibition featuring the work of photographer and aquarist Jake Graham is to go on display at Bristol Aquarium on Friday, June 12th.   Featuring creatures from aquariums all over the world captured at thoughtful, surprising and beautiful moments, ‘Aquasnaps’ aims to inspire everyone to pick […]

Going Mobile

June 2, 2015


Bristol Aquarium will hitting the streets with their mobile rockpool during the Festival of Nature at the weekend (June 13th-14th). The rockpool, which has its own chiller, filter and pump, will be part of the aquarium’s stand at the Harbourside festival. The mobile rockpool provides an ideal temporary home for a variety of sturdy rockpool […]

Father builds nest

May 27, 2015


Visitors to Bristol Aquarium are being treated to the unique experience of seeing a fish building an underwater nest. Just like their wild counterparts the Harbourside attraction’s native fifteen-spined sticklebacks have begun breeding this month. Following a complicated mating ritual, the male stickleback began to build an underwater nest made from seaweed. At Bristol the […]

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