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45 Modern Aquarium Designs

From 3D-Printed Fish Tanks to Living Desktop Ecosystems

— August 14, 2015 — Art & Design
These modern aquarium designs make it easier than ever to bring a bit of the ocean into your home. Whether you're looking for a low-maintenance pet or you are trying to add some sea-inspired decor to a room, these impressive fish tanks are the perfect choice.

One of the most interesting features found in contemporary aquarium designs is a focus on sustainability. Beyond simply housing sea creatures, these fish tanks can also support plant life. Some of these sustainable aquarium designs include symbiotic flower pots, self-watering herb kits and garden-growing fish tanks.

Aside from fostering an aquatic ecosystem, fish tanks can also serve as a visual focal point in a space. Whether it is your living room or an office cubicle, aquariums can brighten up a room with the touch of nature. These decorative aquarium designs include fish-filled kitchen islands, park-inspired workstations and even aquarium desk dividers.
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Psychedelic Floral Aquariums
Psychedelic Floral Aquariums
The 'Night Aquarium' by 'teamLab' has Fish, Flowers & Flashing Lights
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Fish-Driven Aquariums
Fish-Driven Aquariums
The Fish on Wheels Car by Studio diip Has a Fishy Driver
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Remote Fish Feeders
Remote Fish Feeders
Users from Around the World Can Feed Fish Through This Virtual Aquarium
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Automated Fish Feeders
Automated Fish Feeders
This Feeder Will Remember to Feed Your Fish While You're Away
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Symbiotic Flower Pots
Symbiotic Flower Pots
This Aquarium Planter Supports Fish and the Growing of Herbs Indoors
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40
Fish Tank Tables
Fish Tank Tables
The Minimalist Gold Fish Table Houses Hand-Crafted Realistic-Looking Fish
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Built-In Aquarium Automobiles
Built-In Aquarium Automobiles
The WitStar Concept Car is Made with Fish Lovers in Mind
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Feces-Recycling Aquariums
Feces-Recycling Aquariums
This Eco-Friendly Aquarium Has a Poop Pump that Makes Plant Fertilizer
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Animated Paper Fish Aquariums
Animated Paper Fish Aquariums
Sketch is an Interactive Aquarium Full of Fish Drawn by Kids
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Aquatic Upcycled Phone Booths
Aquatic Upcycled Phone Booths
Benedetto Bufalino and Benoit Deseille Craft Fishy Telephone Booths
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Digital Aquarium Toys
Digital Aquarium Toys
The Picturerium Lets Kids Create and Care for Imaginary Fish
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Gigantic Concrete Aquariums
Gigantic Concrete Aquariums
The Gulf Stream Tank Holds 500,000 Gallons of Water
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Surrealist Storefront Aquariums
Surrealist Storefront Aquariums
This Giant Jellyfish Tank by Walter Hugo and Zoniel is Mesmerising
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Aquatic Plant Food Machines
Aquatic Plant Food Machines
The WaterLilly Uses Algae for a Multitude of Uses
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Building Block Fish Abodes
Building Block Fish Abodes
This Creative Fish Tank Lets Kids Incorporate Pets into Playtime
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Interactive Fish Contraptions
Interactive Fish Contraptions
Using Omni Wheels and Arduino Technology You Can Play With Your Fish
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Aquarium Desk Dividers
Aquarium Desk Dividers
Freshwater Software Separated Its Cold Callers in a Fishy Way
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3D-Printed Fish Tanks
3D-Printed Fish Tanks
This 40-Liter High-Tech Fish Tank Boasts Cutting-Edge Features
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Surreal Water-Involving Sculptures
Surreal Water-Involving Sculptures
The Forlane 6 Studio Creates Transformative Works of Art
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Garden-Growing Fish Tanks
Garden-Growing Fish Tanks
This Fish Tank Water Garden is from Startup Back to the Roots
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Shark-Infested Storefront Windows
Shark-Infested Storefront Windows
This Aquarium Window in Budapest Was Designed by KISSMIKLOS
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Galactic-Inspired Fish Bowls
Galactic-Inspired Fish Bowls
The Space Mountain Fish Bowl Makes an Iconic Coaster into a Home
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Mountainous Fish Bowls
Mountainous Fish Bowls
This Cleverly Formed Fish Bowl Requires Zero Aquarium Plants
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Plant-Cleaned Fish Tanks
Plant-Cleaned Fish Tanks
The EcoQube C Uses a Plant to Clean its Water
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Park-Inspired Workstations
Park-Inspired Workstations
Draw Your Focus Away from Work with This Fantastic Fish Tank Desk
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Aquatic Shopping Malls
Aquatic Shopping Malls
This China Retail Center Will Feature an Aquarium and Entertainment Space
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Extravagant Jellyfish Aquariums
Extravagant Jellyfish Aquariums
Add Whimsy to Any Room with the Cubic Pulse 80 Jellyfish Aquarium
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Surreal Crystal Aquariums
Surreal Crystal Aquariums
This Stunning Crystal Opal Looks Like a Miniature Aquarium
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LED-Lit Jellyfish Aquariums
LED-Lit Jellyfish Aquariums
Pulse 80 Designs a Dramatic Setting for the Gelatinous Sea Creatures
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Self-Cleaning Fish Tanks
Self-Cleaning Fish Tanks
The Avo Fish Tank Takes Care of Itself
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Living Desktop Ecosystems
Living Desktop Ecosystems
The EcoQube is a Desktop Ecosystem That Grows Flowers and Herbs
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Self-Watering Herb Kits
Self-Watering Herb Kits
The Ecofarm Mini Herb Garden Self-Sustains Using a Built-In Fish Tank
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Skyscraper-Inspired Aquariums
Skyscraper-Inspired Aquariums
This Gallery Has Fish Aquarium Replicas of a Skyscraper Development
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Mini Ecosystem Fishtanks
Mini Ecosystem Fishtanks
The AquaFarm Combines Aquaponics to Create a Mini Ecosystem
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Planter-Fish Tank Hybrids
Planter-Fish Tank Hybrids
The Aqualibrium Self-Waters and Self-Cleans
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Upcycled Computer Aquariums
Upcycled Computer Aquariums
The iMacquarium from Fancy is the Perfect Fishy DIY Aquarium
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Interactive Pop-Up Aquariums
Interactive Pop-Up Aquariums
Kenzo Creates an Aquarium to Highlight the Harms of Overfishing
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Tumorous Fish Tanks
Tumorous Fish Tanks
The Echappee Aquarium Provides a Glass Growth as Additional Swimming Space
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Water-Warming Windows
Water-Warming Windows
The Water Wall Heats H2O for Your Home in an Eco-Friendly Way
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Fish Tank Art
Fish Tank Art
Mariele Neudecker's Aquarium Sculptures are Lifelike Mini Dioramas
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Bizarrely Bent Fish Tanks
Bizarrely Bent Fish Tanks
The 'Bubble Tank' by 'Psalt Design' Has a Surreal Look
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Stunning Live Fish Furniture
Stunning Live Fish Furniture
This Aquarium Coffee Table Lets Your Fish Take Part in Family Time
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Modern U-Shaped Fish Bowls
Modern U-Shaped Fish Bowls
Zero Edge Aquarium's Betta Fish Bowl Designs Are Sculptural
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Nostalgic Gamer Aquariums
Nostalgic Gamer Aquariums
Kelsey Kronmiller Constructed a Super Mario Aquarium
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Aquarium Kitchen Islands
Aquarium Kitchen Islands
Kolenik's Unique Kitchen Counter Has Places for Storage and Fish
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