The 20 Most Lavish Home Aquariums in the World

multi million dollar bathroom fish tank

For lots of people, having a home aquarium is nothing more than a simple hobby. After all, most people are much more interested in having furry four-legged pets, and there is only so much time and money that they are willing to invest in a fish tank. However, for others, a beautiful home aquarium is a source of pride, and is something to be taken very seriously. They see the creatures in their aquarium as much more than pets, and they’re all about coming up with the move eye-catching and lavish designs. Although you may think home aquariums are a joke, you’ll probably change your mind after seeing this. Here are the 20 most lavish home aquariums in the world.

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kitchen island aquarium

Having a fish tank in your kitchen isn’t all that uncommon, but having one like this certainly isn’t something you see every day. This beautiful home aquarium takes the idea of having an island in your kitchen to a whole new level. Built directly into the base, this salt water aquarium is certainly one of a kind.

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custom home fish tank

Sometimes simplicity is key, and this custom home aquarium manages to keep it simple while still being lavish and attractive. Unlike many home aquariums that are built into the wall, this one is built like a pillar which allows for viewing all the way around.

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fish tank fire place

Lots of people take pride in their fireplace’s mantel, but there aren’t too many people who can say they’ve got one like this. This home aquarium, built directly on top of the fireplace, is extremely creative and unique.

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home reef aquarium

This custom reef aquarium is all about putting some of the most beautiful sea life on display. With a nearby couch for optimal viewing, this approximately 300 gallon tank is perfect for a sea life lover with lots of cash to invest in an aquarium.

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large column aquarium

Most aquariums, home or otherwise, tend to be square or rectangular.  However, this custom circular aquarium takes a different approach with its column-like build. Coming home after a long day at work might be a little better when you can sit down in front of this grand aquarium.

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$1 million home aquarium

This $1 million home aquarium almost has the appearance of a very large flat screen TV. Built next to the casual dining area, this salt water tank is a great way to impress dinner guests. Who needs to watch a favorite show during dinner when you can look at a tank like this.

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mediterranean home aquarium

If you’re going to do something, you might as well do it big, and that’s what this design is all about. Borrowing its theme from Mediterranean architecture, this home aquarium takes up an entire wall with its grand appearance.

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coffee table aquarium

A coffee table is probably the last place that most people would think about for building an aquarium. However, this unique design proves the anything is possible. It also remains practical by still managing to be a useable table.

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modern living room with aquarium

This approximately 300 gallon aquarium is the perfect touch to this modern living room design. It’s noticeable without sticking out, and provides the space beautiful pops of color and a little bit of extra light.

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2 million dollar fish tank in kitchen

This $2 million dollar aquarium is unbelievable. Extending from the bar, all the way across the other side of the room, this design is almost everywhere. While most people will probably find this a little over the top, those who love lavish aquariums can’t help but admit that this is pretty cool.

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modern home decor aquarium

Why build an aquarium in the wall when you can build it into the ceiling?  If you love aquariums than this is one that will certainly appeal to you. Replacing what could have been a traditional sky light, this modern home aquarium is all about pushing the limits to provide an unforgettable experience.

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One of the keys to luxury is creating something beautiful in a space that may have otherwise gone unused; this large aquarium does just that. Built into the center of this staircase, this sleek circular aquarium adds an even more lavish look to this mostly glass design.

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custom home aquarium

What better place to admire your aquarium than the pool or the hot tub? If water is your thing, this incredible design will be right up your alley. This large salt water aquarium boasts a two column design and  a large stone base.

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custom aquarium built in wall

Custom built to cover all three sections of the wall, this home aquarium takes a casual, yet beautiful, approach. In a space that can be used as a reading nook, people can also enjoy looking at their favorite fish and sea creatures.

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400 gallon living room fish tank

Imagine walking into your living room every day and seeing something like this. This 400 gallon living room fish tank is simply amazing. Built next to an oversized fireplace, this design makes great use of stone and wood.

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custom kitchen aquarium

If you’re looking to add some color to your kitchen, an aquarium might just be the answer. This seemingly simple kitchen aquarium is all about blending in with its surroundings. Built into a wall of wooden cabinetry, this design doesn’t call much attention to itself, but it’s still very worth noticing.

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custom aquarium with rounded edges for $1 million

This beautiful custom aquarium may have cost $1 million, but it was definitely worth it. Completely glass all the way around, this design was created by Zero Edge, and takes the idea of a typical aquarium and turns it into something smooth and futuristic. This set up is perfect for people who don’t want to stray too far from the traditional design, but still want to have something uncommon.

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david hasslehoff's custom fish tank

This custom aquarium belongs to none other than Baywatch star, David Hasselhoff. According to Hasselhoff, “I wanted bright fish that I could strike up a relationship with. Specifically, sharks and fish that have great personalities that would know you.” He also says that designing and owning the tank has been a very calming and spiritual experience.

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300 gallon acrylic custom living reef aquarium in-wall with custom cabinetry.

This 300 gallon custom acrylic tank has a subtle design that blends well with this casual and laid back living space. The way tis tank is built into the black paneling also gives it the appearance of a very large picture in a frame.

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luxurious wall fish tank

Located in a home in Cheshire, this lavish aquarium is built directly into the dining room wall. Its unique stone appearance will draw guests’ eyes immediately toward the fish, and hosting holiday dinners will certainly come with an added bonus.

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Written by Camille Moore

Camille has a master's degree from Saint Joseph University's Writing Studies program, and she currently works as the Writing Center Assistant Director at a small university in western Pennsylvania. Camille's writing has been published on several websites, and she enjoys writing articles and short stories in her spare time. You can follow Camille on Twitter @CamealAshley.


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