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All Valves Opened

All Valves Opened

Kotor, Montenegro. The hydraulic check of all tanks in the Aquarium Boka went well. All valves now are open, tanks full of conditioned seawater, lights are on, life support systems in function. The hydraulic check was done by Panaque srl Rome, the company which was commissioned to design, ship, and install all tanks and their LSS.       All…

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Population

Population

Kotor, Montenegro. First inhabitants arrived in the Aquarium Boka! Thanks to developed cooperation with local fishermen, right after assembling aquarium tanks and life support systems, the population of Aquarium Boka started. Some typical Adriatic species will spend the first days in quarantine tanks, before transfer to exhibit tanks. Follow us for news.   Cover photo: Red scorpionfish (Scorpaena scrofa) (Photo:…

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Teaming up

Teaming up

The final stage of assembling Aquarium Boka is marked with initial training for aquarium staff done by representatives of Panaque srl Rome company. Presentation of functions of all aquarium systems was done: seawater inlet and makeup zone with sand filtration, protein skimmers, biological filters, cooling system. The development of regular and maintenance protocols was discussed and agreed upon.   Besides…

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Connected to the Sea

Connected to the Sea

Kotor, Montenegro. The seawater pump in the Aquarium Boka is switched on and the filling of all 16 tanks is in progress. This is part of a planned hydraulic check-up which is performed by technicians from the Panaque Srl Rome company, which is delivering and assembling aquarium tanks and associated equipment for the Aquarium Boka.   Seawater pump takes water…

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Lights on

Lights on

Kotor, Montenegro. A technical team from Panaque Srl Rome company switched lights on in all tanks of the Aquarium Boka. It is a symbolic move, depicting the final stage of assembling the equipment for the Aquarium Boka. We are expecting the start of the hydraulic check in the coming days. Follow us for the news.

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EXChAngE Launched

EXChAngE Launched

Dubrovnik, Kotor. The launching event of the project “Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE” was held on 19th October 2020 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Kotor, Montenegro. The event was organized as a combined seminar and webinar, due to Covid-19 travel and meeting restrictions. All 5 project partners from 3 countries: from Croatia Institute for Marine and Coastal Research of the University…

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Invitation to Webinar “Blue Pass as New Adriatic Tourism Offer”

Invitation to Webinar “Blue Pass as New Adriatic Tourism Offer”

Dear Colleagues and Partners, On Monday 19 October 2020, from 10:30 to 11:30 CEST, we will host our webinar on “Blue Pass as New Adriatic Tourism Offer”. We are presenting the project “Explore Cross-border Aquatic Biodiversity – EXChAngE” which is developing a new tourism product – Blue Pass. It will enable visits of new thematic routes with improved infrastructure: Dubrovnik…

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MonteAqua project extended

MonteAqua project extended

Kotor, Montenegro. It takes much more time, under extraordinary circumstances caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, to translate the concept of Aquarium Boka from drawings into reality. The assembling work is in progress but with significant delay. Therefore, the implementation period of the project “Center for the Protection of the Biodiversity of the Sea Boka Aquarium – MonteAqua” (Norwegian Ministry of Foreign…

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WilD’Art in the Aquarium Boka

WilD’Art in the Aquarium Boka

Kotor, Montenegro. Massimiliano Lipperi and his team from the Studio WildArt, as a partner to our contractor Panaque srl. Rome, finished the artistic decoration of all 16 tanks in the Aquarium Boka. Following our concept design, they created 3D display of habitats which hopefully will capture visitors’ attention, curiosity, and emotional sphere to bond with Aquarium Boka vision. Massimiliano is…

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