Build the Ultimate Virtual Fish Tank!

Nat Geo WILD and Neo-Pangea give fish fans the tools to bring elaborate digital fish tanks to life
READING, Pa. - April 28, 2014 - PRLog -- Aquarium enthusiasts who have long wished for an elaborate installation like the intricate custom tanks featured on the Nat Geo WILD series Fish Tank Kings are in luck! Neo-Pangea and Nat Geo Wild are proud to announce that amateur ichthyologists and casual fans alike can now design their dream tank online in minutes with Build-a-Tank!

Anyone can build an amazing tank in minutes at

Imagine your gorgeous seascape teeming with realistic, exotic life. A hermit crab scuttles past a sunken pirate ship while an excitable puffer fish inflates overhead. A curious scuba diver investigates a glittering treasure chest next to a gently swaying sea anemone. The soothing tranquility of a deluxe saltwater aquarium is now available to anyone, anywhere, free of the concerns of cost or maintenance.

“We challenged ourselves to build this experience entirely in HTML5 to accommodate desktop and tablet users,” said Aaron Beaucher, Neo-Pangea’s Ambassador of Inspiration.

Whether builders choose to dive in using their computers or iPads, this fun, colorful interactive experience lets eager designers choose their tank’s name, theme, background, base, décor, and of course, the fish who will call it home. Uploaded photos can even be used as backgrounds to create spectacular one-of-a-kind designs.

“We decided to use the CreateJS Javascript libraries and tools for this application,” said Shane Hoffa, Neo-Pangea’s Chancellor of Technology. “CreateJS helps us create rich media interactivity via HTML5. From adding the ability to input text to producing beautifully rendered and animated sea life, we definitely pushed the boundaries of the technology.”

After each tank has been expertly arranged into timber-shivering splendor, proud designers can feed their fish, tap on the tank glass, snap photos of their creations, and even invite their friends via social media to interact with their live tank and then build their own. Best of all, these amazing creations never need cleaning!

“I think our team of animators and developers embraced the task and achieved something beyond our own expectations,” said Beaucher.

Nat Geo WILD’s Fish Tank Kings begins an all-new season on April 28 at 9 p.m.

About Neo-Pangea: Neo-Pangea is a digital boutique that grows beautiful ideas into captivating experiences. Working with Fortune 100 brands, exclusive destinations, international non-profits, leading industry trendsetters, and local start-ups, Neo-Pangea helps all manner of clients turn their creative visions into reality. The studio continues to transcend expectations in the design and execution of innovative digital and traditional marketing by fusing creativity, technology, and strategy to forge immersive experiences. From apps and websites to promotional spots and print materials, Neo-Pangea continually strives to craft unique advertising solutions imbued with charm, substance, and grace. Learn more at

About National Geographic Channel: Based at the National Geographic Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., the National Geographic Channels US are a joint venture between National Geographic and Fox Cable Networks. The Channels contribute to the National Geographic Society's commitment to exploration, conservation and education with smart, innovative programming and profits that directly support its mission. Launched in January 2001, National Geographic Channel (NGC) celebrated its fifth anniversary with the debut of NGC HD. In 2010, the wildlife and natural history cable channel Nat Geo WILD was launched, and in 2011, the Spanish-language network Nat Geo Mundo was unveiled. The Channels have carriage with all of the nation's major cable, telco and satellite television providers, with NGC currently available in over 85 million U.S. homes. Globally, National Geographic Channel is available in 440 million homes in 171 countries and 48 languages. For more information, visit

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