Cast Iron Fish


Did you know that in the Victorian era, elaborate cast iron fish tanks were all the rage among the nobility?  I didn’t.  I assumed fish tanks, because of the glass, plastic, electricity, and silicone necessary were a relatively recent commodity.  I would be wrong.  Tropical Fish Magazine has a detailed write up on what went … Continued

Fish Coffee


Tank, Table. Instructables user fellc has created this neat Coffee Table, with a fish tank in it.  You know I have a think for Coffee Tables, and for DIY projects, hell, even ace fish tanks. He’s made a 6 step instructable detailing his process.  He’s using a 30 gallon tank that he already had, and spent … Continued

Air Speed Velocity


The African Tigerfish, a real menacing looking fish, knows the answer to the fabled question, and for the first time ever, has been caught on video leaping out of the water and gobbling the fast Migrant African Swallow. {|reddit}

ZeroEdge Aquariums


We’ve featured a couple aquariums from time to time on the blog. Some were awesome, some were weird (even by my standards). And actually, the table aquariums inspired me to design my own that would be the future centerpiece of my living room, but that was during happier, more employed times. I might still revisit … Continued

Tables, Aquarium style


Here are some nice tables, I don’t know if I like them more then my LED table, but they are pretty interesting nonetheless.  Only question is how do you feed the fish?