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