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Aquatic show a hit in Chennai.

Chennai, Aug 18 ( ANI ): Hundreds flocked at the aquatic exhibition that displayed rare varieties of aquatic species, wide range of ornamental fish, birds and other pets here recently.

The week-long exhibition began on Tuesday and has been organised by Splash.

Titled 'Consumer Show and O Fish Expo - Aqua Show and Pet Show 2012,' it showcased aquatic life and exotic birds.

Interacting with mediapersons, Prince, one of the organisers of the exhibition, said that one will get to know all the details about the rare species of birds and fish.

"There are varieties of birds, pigeons, fancy chickens under one roof and it is a good opportunity for the visitors. The people of Chennai are not missing this opportunity. There is a rush since morning and it is getting difficult for us to control the crowd. More than 1000 species of fishes are on display," Prince said.

A visitor, Shree, said it was amazing to see a huge variety of fish and birds under one roof.

"There is a lot of variety here, lots of fish, and lots of birds. The kids are having a very good time. They are able to identify the species, and liking it a lot," Shree said.

One section of the exhibition had a wide display of around 80 varieties of ornamental fish.

An array of exotic water creatures like golden apple snail and red devilfish are also on display.

Different types of parrots, like the Macaw, Cockatoos, Parakeets, Cockatiels and Conures are favourites among the bird enthusiasts.

Also beautiful fantail pigeons, Red and Green Macaw from South America, lovebirds, pheasants, Double Yellow-headed Amazon and other exotic birds, which have been brought to India from all over the world, are also available at the expo. ( ANI )

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