Downtown Disney’s T-Rex Cafe Saltwater Aquarium Springs Leak

Disney says all the fish in the tank were saved.

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A Disney aquarium leaks at the T-Rex Cafe in Orlando, Florida Screengrab courtesy YouTube
John Virata

Patrons at the T-Rex Cafe in Downtown Disney in Orlando. Fla. got more than they paid for when one the the cafe’s saltwater aquarium’s sprung a leak, closing down a section of the cafe as workers scrambled to save the fish in the tank.

Several patrons who were eating at the restaurant at the time of the leak took video of the incident. According to news reports, all the fish in the tank were saved and nobody was hurt.

Statement from Keith Beitler, Disney’s senior vice president and chief operating officer of specialty restaurants and amusement divisions and international franchising,

Here is a statement from Keith Beitler, the senior vice president and chief operating officer of specialty restaurants and amusement divisions and international franchising:  A seal failed on the tank causing water to leak. Employees took action and did a great job rescuing all of the marine life, caring for our guests and managing the situation. The marine life has been moved to holding tanks and the restaurant is open for business as usual.

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