It’s all real, says Brett Raymer about his television show “Tanked” on Animal Planet. Raymer and his brother-in-law Wayde King run Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, a Las Vegas-based aquarium builder that is known for its over-the-top tanks.
They do, indeed, build the tanks you see on the show and many, many others that you don’t see, and they are real people.
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Austin Fall Home & Garden Show
When: 2-7 p.m. Aug. 23, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 24 and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 25. The guys from tanked will be available at noon and 3 p.m. Aug. 24 and Aug. 25.
Where: Austin Convention Center, 500 E. Cesar Chavez St.
Tickets: $9 adults, $6 seniors, free for children 16 and younger and active military personnel. Admission good for all weekend.
Information and a $1 off coupon: www.austinhomeandgardenshow.com.