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Fish In Your Fingers: The World's Smallest Aquarium. by rodeo0070(m): 3:14pm On Feb 25, 2013
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 'microminiature' 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.
In 1996 he was even recognised by the Guinness World Records for the smallest ever book.
Measuring just 0.9mm by 0.9mm the 29 page novel, an edition of 'Chameleon' by Russian author Anton Chekhov is dwarfed by a five pence piece.
Working with a microscope, he has built up quite a collection of miniature art over the years.
Other creations include a caravan of 12 miniature camels inside the eye of a needle, which measures an incredible 0.25mm.
Mr Konenko has also made an incredibly detailed ship in a bottle, which stands at just 0.25mm high, and a pair of shoes smaller than a matchstick.
Some of his creations are worth as much as 50,000 euros, £44,000.
He said: 'The tank was made out of curiosity. It is the world's smallest and holds only 10 ml of water. For reference, 5ml is one teaspoon, so the aquarium can only hold two teaspoons worth of water.'


SOURCE: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2081282/Fish-fingers-The-worlds-smallest-aquarium-fits-palm-hand.html#axzz2KA0DQ0UE

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Re: Fish In Your Fingers: The World's Smallest Aquarium. by Nobody: 3:24pm On Feb 25, 2013
Wow...nw dats sum nasty. Imagine a child swallowing one of those? ..I didn't knw dere were fishes that small either.
Re: Fish In Your Fingers: The World's Smallest Aquarium. by blacksta(m): 4:03pm On Feb 25, 2013
liberty300: Wow...nw dats sum nasty. Imagine a child swallowing one of those? ..I didn't knw dere were fishes that small either.

It wont survive a minute as our stomach contain a level of acid that will kill the fish
Re: Fish In Your Fingers: The World's Smallest Aquarium. by Nobody: 9:35pm On Aug 12, 2013
#Boluwa Loni..3rd 2 comment..

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