Apple G5 Fish Tank

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  1. IFixTheInternet macrumors member

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    Very cool :cool: :cool:

    Then again, those MacPro towers are just about works of art in their own right..
     
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  5. IFixTheInternet thread starter macrumors member

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    Sorry about that. I am using a free web hosting while I build my site, since I am in the process of teaching myself Dreamweaver. Once its further along I plan on upgraded to a paid web hosting site. The trade off is reliability and a crappy banner. The link does work, when the web server is doing its job properly...
     
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    That looks effing awesome, but couldn't that machine get a few more years of useful computing? :p
     
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    nice what happens if you open the side panel? :D
     
  8. IFixTheInternet thread starter macrumors member

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    I grabbed it from work after the mother board was fried (out of warranty).
    I stripped the RAM, HD, Video Card, Power Supply and Super Drive, and added them to our stock of available parts to fix other machines. Have not waste not. :)

    I feed the fish....

    The tank is constructed from 1/4" thick clear acrylic. and is resting on top of a support piece, which also houses a small air pump. There is absolutely no space between the back wall and door that is not filled by the tank. Its so tight inside the fame that I have to remove most of the water before it can be lifted out, via a small tube / valve assembly hidden behind the side door.

    Because my site is mostly a presentation of finished work I don't have images of it under construction.
     
  9. Theclamshell macrumors 68030

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    i dident see it but it looks really cool

    in my mind
     
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    i know!

    i know!

    i know!!
     
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    I thought I should be to some assistance, as I could reach the website. Hopefully my server is more reliable!

    If the creator wouldn't want his pictures on my server, I'll delete them - just name it. :)
     
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    Lunch ;)

    Ha I just stumbled on this thread, very interesting idea. The oddest thing: Probably far from the most expensive fish tank (new price).
     
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    Really nice job!

    I reckon you should feed the fish by placing the food in the optical drive (some plastic thing that moves) and slide it in :rolleyes:
     
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