MacAsciiquarium is an easy to use Mac OS X version of Kirk Baucom's delightful Asciiquarium Perl script, which animates the ASCII art sea life created by Joan Stark and others.
Nothing is more relaxing or anachronistic then to watch your multi-gigahertz, multi-megapixel Mac simulate a 1970 video terminal version of a digital aquarium.
To start an asciiquarium, just double-click on the MacAsciiquarium application. MacAsciiqurium launches the asciiquarium using Mac OS X's build-in Terminal application. Once started you control the asciiquarium using Terminal. To stop the asciiquarium, you can close the window or quit Terminal. The asciiquarium also responds to the following keyboard commands