From Mini Indoor Ecosystems to Giant Bathtub Fish Tanks

 - Jun 27, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
These amazing aquariums will really make you take a good, hard look at your standard fish tank. From miniature indoor ecosystems that let you grow vegetables and simultaneously feed your fish to super-sized industrial aquariums with whirlpools, these fish tanks are flippin' fantastic.

Check out the slideshow below to see these aquariums and more.

Implications - Aquariums have experienced a resurgence in mainstream culture as budget-crunched consumers search for ways to augment the aesthetic appeal of their home's interior design scheme in an organic and natural way. Designers are responding by creating avant-garde aquariums that use principles of aquaculture, sci-fi iconography or functional furniture to appeal to a niche target market.