Wis. Man Owns US’ Largest Private Reef Tank

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The centerpiece to a Wisconsin man’s living room isn’t a big flat screen TV — it’s a fish tank.

It’s 24 feet long, 10 feet high, and 10 feet from front to back.

Bill Wann built it himself, and it’s the largest privately-owned reef tank in North America.

The tank has more than 100 fish, and some valued at thousands of dollars.

Wann admits the tank is somewhat of a maintenance nightmare. He has to scuba dive in order to help maintain it.

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