Life Below The Water Line

Life Below the Water Line, a traveling freshwater aquarium, is available for public events. The aquarium holds 2,200 gallons of water and Ohio River fish. With two 5′ X 10′ viewing areas, this display is designed to demonstrate the diversity of life sustained by the Ohio and the improvements that have been made in water quality.

2019 Schedule

March 23 OSU Museum Open House Columbus, OH
April 19 Great Miami Riverway Summit
Troy, OH
May 15 Dayton Children’s Water Festival
Dayton, OH
May 24 Delaware Parks
Delaware, OH
August 3 Inland Waterways Festival
Marietta, OH
September 21 ALCOSAN Open House
Pittsburgh, PA


ORSANCO is accepting applications for 2020 Life Below the Waterline appearances. Interested parties are encouraged to submit applications for 2020 as soon as possible. It is recommended that you submit your request for the aquarium at least six months in advance, although all requests will be considered.

Please read the Aquarium Requirements and Application Guidelines prior to submitting an application. For additional information about the aquarium, please contact Rob Tewes at 513-231-7719.

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Aquarium Requirements and Application Guidelines


Application to Request the Aquarium