Visit the Singapore Aquarium


 King of Fish or "Kenny the Fish" is the nickname that many people give to Kenny Yap - a talented young man who owns a large aquarium company. There are 1000 fish breed are provided both domestic and international.

 The forerunner of Qian Hu founded by his father and uncle but facing bankruptcy. Over the past 20 years, Qian Hu has emerged as the largest exporter of ornamental fish in the world. Apart from Singapore, the company also has farms in China, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
 
You can observe more than 100,000 creatures like the leopard shark, goliath grouper and squadrons of manta rays
You can observe more than 100,000 creatures like the leopard shark, goliath grouper and squadrons of manta rays
 

In 2016, total revenue is estimated at over $ 75 million. And in trading history, the most expensive fish ever sold for $ 50,000 is the Arowana.

 

Although Singapore is a small country, it contributes about 20% of the total global fish stock. Of those, Kenny's company has already accounted for 5%. Not only that, Qian Hu has the ambition to double to 10% in the next five years

 

The history of the establishment of the company was also great: in the past Kenny and his father had raised pigs, but after the government's environmental policy, they were forced to close the farm. And so they forced the business direction.
 

The aquarium is a magical marine world with more than 100,000 underwater animals from 800 species, swimming in 45 million litres of water.
The aquarium is a magical marine world with more than 100,000 underwater animals from 800 species, swimming in 45 million litres of water.
 

At first, the company mainly grow guppies which are brought by the British, the main purpose was to kill mosquito larvae. And since then the Yap Brothers Fish Farm has been established. However, due to the fish farming outside the pond should in 1989, after a heavy rain the flood drain the fish in the pond.

 

After failing with the guppies, the company was now under Kenny's manager to grow the eels - very popular in Sichuan. But it was a big failure when Kenny did not know that this eels sensitive to noise. 4000 new fingerlings were killed 100% when the farm built new fish tanks.

 

If so many people come here will have to close, declared bankruptcy but Kenny has revived his father and uncle business with his experience in the past. To remember the fish that made the company nearly bankrupt, Kenny also put the fish image in the logo of Qian Hu to always remind of the mistake that occurred.
 

Immerse yourself in more than a dozen marine habitats of the oceans and seas
Immerse yourself in more than a dozen marine habitats of the oceans and seas
 

The fish tank is designed by the company itself. Space saving is the big advantage of these tanks. They were placed side-by-side, clustered together and cleaned for hours at a time, water pipes were placed just below.

 

If you look through, you will have a few questions when the aquarium looks very cramped. But Kenny says that it is not a problem because of the aeration system and clean water changes, which also boost the productivity of the farm by three times. And so whether in Thailand, Indonesia, China or Malaysia they do not cost much on leasing the space

 

If tourists visit the company headquarters is Singapore, they can visit, buy fish and also enjoy foot massage in the fish tank Garra rufa - a dead skinned species of people. Great for visitors to try once, the cost is not expensive!

 

In addition to the ornamental fish business, the company also markets a variety of accessories for fish tanks. This array is also very potential and fast growing. "For every dollar spent on fish, customers usually spend another 1-5 dollars to decorate the tank and feed them," he said.






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