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#577
Help find Nemo
Mypalnme - 11/12/2011 5:14 PM
Category: General
Replies: 8

All, it cool here in Va. now, and the Ms. still wants to swim with Nemo. Need to know where in the US I can take her so she may see and swim with Nemo(Clownfish). Thank you all for your help
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Dutch - 11/13/2011 3:49 AM
As the clownfish is an Indo-Pacific species, I am not sure you can dive with them in the continental states. Hawaii might be possible but I am not sure about that. Otherwise, you will need to dive in someone’s aquarium.
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LatitudeAdjustment - 11/13/2011 7:26 AM
 Well like he said that would require a trip to a Pacific reef, the nearest one to you is probably the National Aquarium in Baltimore, I don’t remember seeing any clowns in the main tank at Disney. I’d call to first to make sure they have clowns before spending that much on a dive, it’s more than going out on a boat but less than the airfare to Fiji :)
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johng - 11/13/2011 8:10 PM
Discovery Cove in Orlando Florida.
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Mypalnme - 11/14/2011 7:36 AM
Thank you
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Mypalnme - 11/14/2011 7:37 AM
Thank you
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Mypalnme - 11/14/2011 7:40 AM
Thank you all, looks like I’ll have to start saving for a trip. If not for her I’d still be dreaming what could have been....
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seawolfdiving - 11/14/2011 10:33 AM


Could try at the EPCOT "The Seas" Pavilion.


They used to do dives in their very large aquarium. Seriously....


Here is the link:


http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/parks/epcot/attractions/the-seas-with-nemo-and-friends-pavilion/


 
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johng - 11/14/2011 12:13 PM


The Living Seas at EPCOT had a separate exibit for the clown fish in small tanks nothing you could swim in.


I heard all diving was canceled for the rest of the year due to water quality issues and will reopen in 2012.