SEA LIFE Michigan opens Thursday

Michigan's largest aquarium


AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – A new aquarium inside of Great Lakes Crossing Outlets opens tomorrow.

The fish at the "SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium" are ready for their big debut.

The 35,000 square foot aquarium inside the mall in Auburn Hills is the largest in the entire state.

It includes about 250 different species of fish spread out in 22 tanks.

The aquarium features three blacknose sharks, two bonnethead sharks and one nurse shark among its estimated 5,000 animals.

The aquarium has a tropical ocean tank with a walk-through underwater tunnel.

A tour of the entire aquarium is expected to take an hour.

A ribbon cutting is scheduled for 11a.m. Thursday and it opens to the public at Noon.

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