Corals were displayed in several exhibits throughout the aquarium. The arrows on the map above point to locations of coral tanks.

Scroll down for coral husbandry-related photos, or click here to see close-up photos of the many wonderful coral specimens displayed at the Shedd.

Above, photos of the exterior and interior of the primary tropical reef exhibit.

A behind-the-scenes view of another tropical reef exhibit.

Behind the scenes, corals are propogated to stock new exhibits.

Maintaining and harvesting live algae cultures to feed to corals was a routine job.

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