January 7, 2011
Forget trophy cars. Forget trophy houses, and definitely forget trophy wives, as the latest symbol of status and wealth is a multi-million dollar aquarium. Hollywood actors, world-class football players, Russian oligarchs and pop stars, are willingly forking out six-figure sums on highly extravagant aquariums.
There is something highly luxurious about walking into a room and being faced with a gigantic tank full of exotic-looking and brightly-coloured fish. As a consequence of its symbol of style and affluence, a craze for six-figure fish tanks has become the latest ‘must-have’ luxury accessory.