The charm of nature: 5 ideas for placing an aquarium

You like to watch the swimming of small exotic fish and smooth swaying of seaweed, and also listen to the murmur of water. Now you can enjoy this extraordinary spectacle in every corner dream houses - a guest cabin, a boudoir, a study or a dining room.

Aquarium in the living room with fireplace

All you need is to buy an aquarium. Modern models have an excellent appearance, interesting execution, and also the ability to be built in almost any place - furniture, wall or even floor. Opportunities nowadays are limited only by your finances, preferences and imagination.

The aquarium a few years ago could be found in almost every house or apartment. They were a favorite decorative element not only among adults, but also children. Now it is unacceptable luxury for homeowners to create such an underwater kingdom: it is very expensive, it takes a lot of time to care for fish and seaweed, and also the need for regular cleaning.

Thus, the hobby of aquarium art is quite an expensive activity, which is not inferior to mountain skiing or dancing. Today, many companies produce original models made of plastic and glass and equipped with a variety of fixtures - lamps, water purification system, feed and temperature control.

1. Unique solution for interior design - underwater world in a closet

The aquarium in a bookcase or on a shelf is a new idea, they were placed there before. However, at present manufacturers produce interesting and original models built into special cabinets and pedestals. Such a unique glass construction can be an excellent addition to the decoration of the dining hall or library.

The set for it should be made to order, as standard designs can not fit into any room. Try to arrange it in the most unusual places - in the kitchen, in the living room, boudoir or corridor. Thus, you will be able to create a bright, expressive and creative composition that will certainly amaze the eyes of all your friends.

The most practical and functional place for its accommodation is the kitchen. In this room you have the best way to debug the illumination, the aeration system and the drainage of water. The most interesting and costly, but most impressive option is an aquarium block in the form of an apron or a window in wall decoration.

Large aquarium-partition

A unique partition with an underwater kingdom divides the living room and dining room

An aquarium with corals in the kitchen

Original design of the kitchen apron

Aquarium in a bookshelf

Interesting and unique bookcase

Aquarium in a bookcase

Creative furnishing and glass unit with neon lights

2. Simulation of the order: a vertical aquarium in the form of a tower

The column in the guest cabin, dining room or hallway will look spectacular, unusual and creative. Such an architectural element will not only transform the room, but will fill the atmosphere with elegance, originality and unlimited charm. To create this effect, provide a panoramic view and buy exotic fish.

You should carefully consider the drainage system, the compressor unit and the lighting. Cylindrical pedestals and glass containers for the aquarium can be manufactured to individual sizes, however they are very expensive. The basis for them is made of different materials - metal, wood and steel, so you can choose the most suitable option for your housing.

Not every landlord can afford to buy such a design, in most cases you can see them only in design of restaurants and bars, cafes and beauty salons, as well as shopping and entertainment centers.

Vertical aquarium in the living room

Glass prism

Round aquarium in the living room

Round aquarium design with concrete supports

High aquarium in the living room

Laconic and aesthetically pleasing decor

3. Models built into the wall

Devices, personifying the picture on the wall, represent an unusual and very attractive design design. For their installation in the partition a reliable steel support is mounted on which a heavy glass cube filled with water is attached.

It is very interesting to see such a device in the decoration, in the manner of pop art. Hang alongside him a bright artwork, a poster or a painting canvas. You will be amazed at the result! In the environment of such modern art elements of the aquarium unit will look aesthetically and spectacularly.

In most cases, they are installed not in deaf partitions, but walls between different rooms and rooms. Another unique variant of mounting the aquarium will be using it as an independent separation element. In this case, he will not only refresh the decoration, but also fill the room with a soft and muffled magnetic radiance.

Built-in aquarium in the living room

Bright design of the living room in the style of pop art

Aquarium on the wall

The protruding cantilever block looks great against the background of the brick wall

Aquarium on the wall в гостиной

Original styling of the television display

Aquarium above the fireplace

Successful decoration of the mantelpiece - elegant and effective

4. Magnetic strut decoration

A home bar is an ideal space for experiments and new ideas in design. You can decorate this design in many ways. A wonderful solution will be an aquarium cube in the basement. Not all homeowners can boast of this decoration, because it is a real luxury item.

The main component of the magnetic appeal of this device is beautiful illumination. You can install multi-colored LED bulbs that will allow you to create in the room a few stunning illuminating effects, not only static, but also dynamic.

Aquarium under the bar

The built-in glass unit in the bar looks stylish and elegant

Aquarium under cooking surface

The original solution for luxury apartments

Aquarium under the table

Beautiful corals and seaweed will perfectly complement the kitchen design

5. Small mobile models

If all of the above options are not suitable for you because of the large size, expensive installation or personal preferences, try to adopt the following solution.

Mini-aquariums in their appearance look like elegant glasses, vases or simple cans, incandescent lamps and cones. Such devices can be located in any corner of the apartment, even in a small corridor, kitchen or on a small cantilever table.

The only drawback of these devices - more than two fish you can not start it. Nevertheless, they are ideal for interior of a small apartment. The main thing to remember is that they should not be placed on a windowsill, in order to avoid direct sunlight.

With mini aquariums you will not have any difficulties. They are easy to clean and change the water, and besides, you can find in the stores a variety of shapes and variations of appearance. In the following photos, the most original ones are presented to your attention.

Round wall aquarium

Wall flask in the corridor design

Small aquarium on the nightstand

An interesting solution for decorating a narrow hallway

Mini-aquariums in bunny

Incandescent bulbs - a real marine paradise for fish

Cubic Aquarium in the Kitchen

A simple cube model