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h?
Jun 19, 2006, 10:27 AM
Hi.
This summer, i am planning on converting one of my imacs into an imacquarium. I wanted to know what you guys think and if you have, what does yours look like??

iGary
Jun 19, 2006, 10:33 AM
I'm going to do a cube aquarium as soon as someone on ebay lets go of a cube body for $50 or less...

h?
Jun 19, 2006, 11:53 AM
I'm going to do a cube aquarium as soon as someone on ebay lets go of a cube body for $50 or less...
I want to do the same for my room but i have 2 working cubes and don't plan on ruining one worth 200. I have never seen a cube case on ebay though.

h?
Jun 19, 2006, 12:23 PM
I'm going to do a cube aquarium as soon as someone on ebay lets go of a cube body for $50 or less...
Over budget but there is a buy it now for $59.95

lexus
Jun 19, 2006, 12:26 PM
I want to do the same for my room but i have 2 working cubes and don't plan on ruining one worth 200. I have never seen a cube case on ebay though.
Your username is very annoying, Other than that it could be really cool once it is done you could name your fish after software :p

h?
Jun 19, 2006, 12:57 PM
Your username is very annoying, Other than that it could be really cool once it is done you could name your fish after software :p

HOW DARE YOU INSULT MY USERNAME!!!!! :p How come it is annoying??? The only prblem is that they both work. Ifi could sell everything inside for 200, i would keep the case and yes, i would build a fish tank. 2 cool names for fish could be Adobe and Automator going on your idea. Adium could also be a good one.

Dont Hurt Me
Jun 19, 2006, 01:12 PM
I have a old 333 iMac that my step daughter uses. One of these days aquarium but also the CRT Monitors Apple made that were clear. Studio17 crt. I have one in the closet unused.:) Hate to take out the guts but it would make a nice one I think.

h?
Jun 19, 2006, 01:25 PM
I have a old 333 iMac that my step daughter uses. One of these days aquarium but also the CRT Monitors Apple made that were clear. Studio17 crt. I have one in the closet unused.:) Hate to take out the guts but it would make a nice one I think.
I have loads of old CRt blueberry ones and stuff 17" and 21"

Electro Funk
Jun 19, 2006, 01:57 PM
my buddy has an old emac that we were just talking about making a macquarium out of....

maybe we should have a contest or something :p

iGary
Jun 19, 2006, 02:05 PM
Over budget but there is a buy it now for $59.95

I'll go look - as long as the shipping is not too bad. ;) Thanks.

iShane
Jun 19, 2006, 02:08 PM
I'll go look - as long as the shipping is not too bad. ;) Thanks.

Theres a better one that I just saw for $49.99 or best offer and then $10.00 shipping.

ReanimationLP
Jun 19, 2006, 02:14 PM
I wanna get some of them Studio 17"s. >.>'

I have a lot of Blue G3s. ^_^

iGary
Jun 19, 2006, 02:17 PM
Theres a better one that I just saw for $49.99 or best offer and then $10.00 shipping.

Thanks, yeah I saw that, but it sounds kinda scratched up. :)

mjstew33
Jun 19, 2006, 02:18 PM
I did a CubeQuarium. It was fun while it lasted... water broke through the sealer and I've been too lazy to fix it. :o

elfin buddy
Jun 19, 2006, 02:26 PM
I'm going to do a cube aquarium as soon as someone on ebay lets go of a cube body for $50 or less...

Might this (http://cgi.ebay.com/Outer-Case-Enclosure-PowerMac-G4-Cube_W0QQitemZ9743529796QQcategoryZ80032QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem) be what you want?

Sounds like it has a few scuffs, but probably not serious.

lexus
Jun 19, 2006, 02:41 PM
HOW DARE YOU INSULT MY USERNAME!!!!! :p How come it is annoying??? The only prblem is that they both work. Ifi could sell everything inside for 200, i would keep the case and yes, i would build a fish tank. 2 cool names for fish could be Adobe and Automator going on your idea. Adium could also be a good one.
I hate it when people use symbols in writing.

h?
Jun 20, 2006, 04:22 AM
I hate it when people use symbols in writing.

I have written 2 of the guides but because of the symbols, neither have been credited to me. That is the only bad thig about it, other than that, i like it. It is original

h?
Jun 21, 2006, 06:30 AM
Have you bought that shell iGary??

batman123
Jun 25, 2006, 02:27 PM
iMacquarium....:confused:
I have absoltely NO idea what your on bout...:confused: :confused: lol

Batman.

iBrow
Jun 25, 2006, 02:49 PM
iMacquarium....:confused:
I have absoltely NO idea what your on bout...:confused: :confused: lol

Batman.

Google (http://images.google.co.uk/images?svnum=10&hl=en&lr=&q=Mac+Aquarium+) is your friend. There basically filling a old stripped out iMac with fish and water.

Capt Underpants
Jun 25, 2006, 02:53 PM
I did a CubeQuarium. It was fun while it lasted... water broke through the sealer and I've been too lazy to fix it. :o

What happened to the fish? :eek:

EricNau
Jun 25, 2006, 02:59 PM
stoid (http://forums.macrumors.com/member.php?u=4093) has done this with a cube.

batman123
Jun 25, 2006, 03:08 PM
Oh right....

http://www.mostlyharmless.org.uk/images/fish-tank.jpg

Thats pretty cool :cool:

Batman.

wmmk
Jun 25, 2006, 07:18 PM
i'd do this with my G3 tower if it was transparent, but unfortunately, it's not:(

jakebrake3202
Apr 9, 2008, 07:47 AM
I have made a hobby out of building and selling iMacQuariums.

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/ebayphoto.jpg

I have several pictures on my iMacQuarium (http://www.jakeharms.com) site.

www.jakeharms.com (http://www.jakeharms.com)

Let me know what you think.

Teh Don Ditty
Apr 9, 2008, 09:50 AM
Holy thread resurrection Batman!!

deathbyart
Apr 9, 2008, 10:04 AM
Well Jake, I have a g4 desk top that I was thinking about building a tank in. Now you have me debating that. Anyone want a gutted g4 desktop case? :p

iMpathetic
Apr 9, 2008, 10:09 AM
Well Jake, I have a g4 desk top that I was thinking about building a tank in. Now you have me debating that. Anyone want a gutted g4 desktop case? :p

Do it with a blue and white G3, it'd look WAY cooler.

pagansoul
Apr 9, 2008, 11:42 AM
Jake, I am so close to buying a green tank from you. I just can find so many other things I don't need for $200 at this time. :)

FoxyKaye
Apr 9, 2008, 11:59 AM
Holy thread resurrection, indeed.

I kept thinking, iGary's back? and then saw the dates on the original posts.

Beautiful aquariums, though, Jake. If I didn't already have a 35 gallon to maintain, I'd definitely be interested. One small suggestion for the "Features" page - it might be helpful for the buyers to know what brand fish filter and aerator you're using. Keep up the great work - I hope it's making you money.

jakebrake3202
Apr 9, 2008, 11:58 PM
Thanks for the suggestion. I will be adding that information about the filter as well as updating a few other things. I will soon be adding a gallery containing photos and comments submitted by everyone I have sold one to.

PowerFullMac
Apr 10, 2008, 02:48 AM
I have made a hobby out of building and selling iMacQuariums.



I have several pictures on my iMacQuarium (http://www.jakeharms.com) site.

www.jakeharms.com (http://www.jakeharms.com)

Let me know what you think.

Hey, do you have a bigger version of the third picture (the one that lights up)? I wonna use it as my background!

jakebrake3202
Apr 19, 2008, 03:59 PM
Yes I have a bigger version, but it is slightly blurry. I will try to take a better picture and get it posted in the next few days.

PowerFullMac
Apr 20, 2008, 01:14 AM
Yes I have a bigger version, but it is slightly blurry. I will try to take a better picture and get it posted in the next few days.

Thanks :)

jakebrake3202
Apr 22, 2008, 11:26 PM
Sorry it took so long to get the pics up.


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/IMG_5580.jpg


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/IMG_5581.jpg


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/IMG_5582.jpg


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/IMG_5584.jpg


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/IMG_5586.jpg


http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/IMG_5587.jpg


I'm working on a iMacquarium photo gallery consisting of pictures from people who have bought one of my aquariums. It will be up on my website soon.
www.jakeharms.com (http://web.mac.com/capturephotoandvideo/iWeb/iMacquarium/iMacquarium.html)

PowerFullMac
Apr 23, 2008, 01:19 AM
Thanks for that :)

iGary
Aug 31, 2009, 11:06 AM
Here's my Cubequarium (only took me three years to get around to making it - click for larger):

puckhead193
Aug 31, 2009, 11:42 AM
Here's my Cubequarium (only took me three years to get around to making it - click for larger):

i like it! i always thought the cube made better aquariums IMO

iGary
Aug 31, 2009, 12:46 PM
i like it! i always thought the cube made better aquariums IMO

Me too, but I also like the iMacquarium as well. There's certainly more room for heater, filter, etc. in there.

jakebrake3202
Dec 2, 2009, 08:19 PM
Nice cubequarium! I have been building iMacquariums for people for two years now, I get the iMacs from local recyclers and I have yet to come across a cube!! I guess no one around here wants to get rid of them. I've been wanting to make one for a while but finding a non-working cube on ebay has proven to be difficult. :(

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh245/iMacaquarium/combinedpic.jpg

obeygiant
Dec 2, 2009, 09:29 PM
My macbook pro kinda looks like this when I play Fishville on FB. :D