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    Exotic fish enthusiast Jack Heathcote owns the largest home fish tank in the country, which he has to dive in to clean out.

    The salsa teacher from Nottingham was not happy with a simple goldfish bowl so instead splashed out on a massive tank, which he installed in his basement.

    It cost Jack £5,000 to install the home aquarium in his five-bedroom house.
    The tank measures 21m (7ft) deep in parts and is 4m (13ft) wide, it holds over 20,400 litres (4,500 gallons) of water.

    The basement aquarium is home to several stingrays, a catfish, a 1.2m (4ft) alligator gar fish and two turtles, and is thought to be the largest home tank in Britain.
    In order to clean the aquarium, which he does every fortnight, the 37-year-old has to dive in with his sponge.

    Jack admits that he doesn’t own a TV as he prefers to watch his fish swimming about.




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    What would be the incentive to have a ****ing shark in your living room?

    Still, it'd be nice to look at, I suppose.
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    (Original post by DH-Biker)
    What would be the incentive to have a ****ing shark in your living room?
    Memories of Dr Evil.



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    I wonder how he's going to go about cleaning out the tank....
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    (Original post by No Man)
    I wonder how he's going to go about cleaning the tank....
    Have you not seen his yellow sponge?!
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    That is pretty awesome. I would love something like that.
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    Oh wow.
    That is amazing.
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    (Original post by ABCI23)
    Have you not seen his yellow sponge?!
    I was talking about the poo.

    It's going to gather quickly with that many big creatures in a small space.
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    Lol at him sitting on the couch with a mug watching his fish. Fair play to the dude. Must boost his house price quite a bit.
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    (Original post by No Man)
    I was talking about the poo.

    It's going to gather quickly with that many big creatures in a small space.
    I assume there will be a filtration system in place.

    Pretty impressive.
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    He stole my future dream! I guess I have to share my dreams now.
 
 
 
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