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The London Aquarium is having its annual deep clean and the pictures are awesome

The London Aquarium is having its annual deep clean and the pictures are awesome

All homes need a thorough deep clean every now and again. For humans it’s usually a spring clean, but for the creatures at the London Aquarium, January is the time for a good scrub.

The event happens once a year and it takes an entire week to clean all the enclosures.

From divers with mops and sponges…

A diver scrubs the glass at London aquarium
(David Parry/PA)

Divers cleaning at London aquarium
(David Parry/PA)

… to cleaners with toothbrushes, no enclosure was left unscrubbed.

London aquarium
(David Parry/PA)

Even the animals themselves helped out. Here’s Dora the octopus doing her bit with a luminous brush.

Octopus at London aquarium
(David Parry/PA)

London aquarium
(David Parry/PA)

Maybe this’ll inspire you to get the mop out today.

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