Awesome Aquariums

Building a House for Fish

Building a House for Fish

People who keep fish as pets can go overboard with their aquariums. Not one to ever be subtle, The Q got to work building a custom aquarium that looks like an actual house. The two-story home has art on the walls, glass tanks with a connecting tube, and a garage with a tiny BMW in case any fish learn how to drive.

Fish Tank PC Case

Fish Tank PC Case

Chinese company MetalFish is making a PC case that has a working aquarium on its top level. Underneath the watertight fish tank, the Y2 chassis has an aluminum base that can hold a Micro-ATX or Mini-ITX board and a 1U/Flex power supply and comes with rainbow LED fans. If you think this is a crazy idea, check this out.

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12 Hours of Coral Reef Fishes

12 Hours of Coral Reef Fishes

Need help relaxing your mind? This video from the Monterey Bay Aquarium is sure to soothe any tensions. It features 12 straight hours of colorful Pacific fishes, soft corals, and anemones from the aquarium’s Splash Zone. It also brings back memories of the old After Dark screensaver.

How to Grow Coral

How to Grow Coral

Science Friday introduces us to marine biologist Kim Stone, who specializes in cultivating a diverse array of living coral reef for the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Beyond maintaining captive environments, her team is working to improve life for coral in its natural habitat.

Deal: Biopop DinoPet

Deal: Biopop DinoPet
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This desktop aquarium is home to a microcosm of bioluminescent dinoflagellates. They produce a cool blue glow after exposed to a little sunlight, water, and a little shake. The creatures ship separately to ensure they arrive safely. Way cooler than Sea Monkeys!

JellyTank Jellyfish Aquarium

JellyTank Jellyfish Aquarium

A self-contained tank that provides a safe habitat for jellyfish. It’s got no sharp edges, filter and pump systems, and a color-changing LED lamp to show off these incredible sea creatures. Kits available with or without jellies. Super early birds can get the tank and jellyfish for $200.

DIY 20,000 Gallon Home Aquarium

DIY 20,000 Gallon Home Aquarium

“It’s not so much the fish… I like the challenge of keeping them alive.” We’ve seen a homemade 10,000 gal aquarium. Now let’s check out one that’s double that. It was designed and mostly built by Bill Wann, a natural born inventor.

Airbnb Shark Room

Airbnb Shark Room

Airbnb UK teamed up with the Aquarium de Paris to create the ultimate sleeping experience for shark fiends. The watertight, transparent walled room dangles inside a shark-filled tank. It’s being offered up to one lucky contest winner from 4/11-4/13/16. Enter to win here.

World’s Smallest Aquarium

World’s Smallest Aquarium

We’ve seen the world’s largest aquarium, now let’s take a look at the opposite. Made by Stanislav and Anatoly Konenko, it holds a mere 10ml of water and is home only to zebrafish fingerlings.

Hanging Fish Tank

Hanging Fish Tank
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If you’re swimming in dough, the hanging fish tank is a great way to make any room stand out. The cords and filtration system are concealed within the tubes. Available in 5′, 6′ and 8′ models.

ZeroEdge Aquariums

ZeroEdge Aquariums
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Similar to an infinity pool, ZeroEdge Aquariums are topless four-walled tanks with a wrap-around overflow channel for an ultra-clean and modern look; note: not for jumpers. Thanks, RO!

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