Posts by April
New Exhibit—Shrimp Boat!
Come see our latest exhibit! Our shrimp boat touch tank features nature’s cleaning crew—an assortment of shrimps, mollies, as well as baby horseshoe crabs and sea stars. This easy-to-access interactive…Read More
New Exhibit – Mangrove Terrapins!
Come check out the newest residents of Aquarium Encounters, the Mangrove Terrapins! This subspecies of the Diamondback Terrapin is found almost exclusively in the Florida Keys. Unlike their freshwater cousins,…Read More
Coral Nursery Update!
Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters in coordination with its non-profit organization R3EACH as well as Dynasty Marine, FWC, Ken Nedimyer and Reef Renewal USA have been working on a brand new…Read More
Reef Renewal – Anchor Installation
Divers from Dynasty Marine, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, R3EACH and Reef Renewal USA in partnership with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently worked with Ken Nedimyer to…Read More
A Note from Florida Keys Aquarium Encounter on COVID-19
To our recent and future visitors of Aquarium Encounters. We are in constant contact with health officials and will continue to follow their updated guidance as provided. We value the…Read More
Aquarium Encounters turns 5 years old!!
Thank you so much for all the years of support and fun! We appreciate each and every visitor we have had over the years and we hope to continue our…Read More
Bridging the Gap: Hooking the Next Generation
By Chance Ruder, NAUI 52587, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters Dive Team Immediately after they break the surface, my two young guests burst into excited chittering. “Did you see that eel…Read More
Experience Aquarium Encounters…..
Aquarium Encounters is an interactive outdoor aquarium, where visitors can walk through and see a variety of wildlife from the fascinating and biologically diverse Florida Keys and Caribbean. All of…Read More