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Strawman 04-10-2011 02:51 AM

Shower, as a fish tank?
 
A kid in my english class dropped this in my ear, it seems very feasible yet expensive, except for one problem, the tank would heat up with the hot water being run for the shower.

Any ideas on how to insulate against this and still be able to set the tank?

GoldfishNewbie 04-10-2011 03:12 AM

I don't think I understand what you mean... can you explain how you plan on putting a tank in a shower? or are you talking about keeping it in a bathtub? sorry, Im really confused lol

Strawman 04-10-2011 03:38 AM

ok, take a fish tank right, expanding it into a very large cylinder, making room in the middle for you to shower in, the rest of the area is designated for the fish.

nxb161 04-10-2011 06:47 AM

Is it me or is that just odd. I mean, I like to have my tanks in rooms that I spend a lot of time in. Now I wouldn't mind having a really big cylinder shaped tank in my family room, I like the idea of that, but it'd have to be for something like seahorses, not enough swimming room for most fish (or else we're talking a 3' diameter cylinder)

Krypt 04-10-2011 07:51 AM

I think he means a circle about 3-4 ft. in diameter that you stand in the middle of to shower with the tank creating the walls of the shower. Cool idea, but the logistics of something like that would be huge (and very expensive).

nxb161 04-10-2011 08:02 AM

Oh, I get it now, my bad. Still not sure if I'd like to have a tank isolated to the bathroom.

Strawman 04-10-2011 11:51 AM

just to shower in, I think that'd be awesome

hackteck 04-10-2011 11:52 AM

i dunno if i want all those eyes looking at me while i'm showering lol

Daumi 04-10-2011 12:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by hackteck (Post 1294650)
i dunno if i want all those eyes looking at me while i'm showering lol

Hah.

Just.A.Bit.Salty 04-10-2011 03:25 PM

If search for LA fishguy on youtube he has a video where he cares for someone who has this setup it's like the tank is used for the front of the shower and he shows the setup, looks expensive....


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