This instructable show you how to make a mini aquarium that work great for sea monkeys , triops .... Powered by LEDS connected to the usb port of your computer. IT's great office decoration :-)
For this project, you will need:
_light bulb ( i used 200w for her big size)
_ small wood block
_USB cable(any will work)
_ a 100ohm resister
_ LED ( any color you want)
Step 1: THE LIGHT BULB
First you have to clean the light bulb, for this , remove the top black part of the light bulb (Copper Connector) with a scissor and break all the glass part inside it (look the image) and than clean inside it using a toothbrush and some water untill it become clear as much as possible .
Step 2: The WIRE HANGER
Take the wire hanger and bend it like in the image than drill a small in the wood block and glue the hanger to it .
(see the image)
Step 3: The LED
Now take the usb cable and strip it . connect the red and black wires to the resister and the LED( see the picture) and glue it on the wood block.
Step 4: DECORATION
Glue the plastic herbs to hide the cables on the wood.
Step 5: Finish!!!!
Finaly glue the light bulb to the wire hanger like in the picture and connect to your computer usb port :-D
add some shrimps ( sea monkeys ...) or some really small fish (i recommend 1 fish because of the size)