The World’s Smallest Aquarium

Pinned on January 3, 2012 at 10:59 pm by bobtisoy

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The World’s Smallest Aquarium

This is the world’s smallest working aquarium – which holds just two tea spoons of water.

The miniature wonder, which is made of glass and measures just 30mm wide by 24mm high and 14mm deep, can be held in the palm of your hand. And it is so small there is only room for these tiny zebra fish.

Despite the miniscule proportions, it does comes with miniature plants as well as stones. When it came to filling up the tank, the 10ml of water had to be applied with a syringe to ensure the arrangement was not disturbed.

And the fish had to be added with a specially made miniature fish net. The extraordinary creation is the latest by Anatoly Konenko, from Omsk, in Russia. The 57-year-old was the first in Siberia to make what he calls ‘micro-miniature’ art. During the past three decades he has perfected the painstaking skill of writing on tiny grains of rice, poppy seeds and even human hair.