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“Tanked” is a popular reality TV show that airs on Animal Planet. The show features brothers-in-law Wayde King and Brett Raymer who manufacture custom aquarium tanks for various clients.

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“Tanked” is a popular reality TV show that airs on Animal Planet. The show features brothers-in-law Wayde King and Brett Raymer who manufacture custom aquarium tanks for various clients. They own Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), a 37,000 square foot facility based in Las Vegas which is said to be the largest manufacturer of custom aquariums in the world. Also featured in the show are Wayde’s wife (Brett’s Sister) Heather who is the company accountant. Brett and Heather’s father Irwin Raymer “The General” is the office manager.

The behind the scenes tour of “Tanked” is a one in a lifetime experience for fans of the show to get an experience of how things work inside the ATM. People that do not follow the show but have an interest in aquariums and aquatic life will also be thrilled to tour the facility. On arrival, you will be welcomed by very friendly staff to the facility. They will give instructions on the do’s and dont’s while inside the facility. This is also an opportunity to visit the gift shop and buy “Tanked” merchandise.

The guides are very knowledgeable and will tell you of the ATM’s history. It is an opportunity to learn how the two brothers-in-law grew the facility to become the world’s largest aquarium manufacturing plant. Learn about how it is to be a reality TV star. You will also see and learn about the rare sea creatures they use for the aquariums and their optimal survival conditions. The guide will also take you to meet the artist charged with designing the aquariums. If lucky, he might show you aquarium designs that will feature in future episodes. You, however, cannot take pictures in this area. The guides will also take you to where the aquariums are made. They are conversant with the building process and are always happy to take questions from visitors. Off course, you will see extraordinary tanks being built for clients or those to be used in future episodes.

During the tour, you should always watch out for the faces of the reality show, Brett, Wayde, “The General,” Heather and Agnes. They are always happy to receive guests at the ATM. They will sign autographs on merchandise bought at the gift shop and take pictures with everyone. Visitors can also take pictures in Brett’s office that is infamous in the show for being messy. If they are not busy, they will spend time with you and answer all queries relating to the business and the reality show. You might also be lucky to get a sneak preview of what to expect in upcoming shows from them, If there is an episode currently being shot, you will get an opportunity to see the shoot.

If you are visiting Las Vegas, the tour is a chance to visit a local business that has gained international fame and recognition. You are guaranteed to meet some of the faces of “Tanked” if you are a fan of the show. Ultimately, it is not only a fun-filled tour but also an educative tour that you will live to remember.