Nothing Quite Like The BioBubble Aquarium

Discussion in '3reef Radar' started by Matt Rogers, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    I recently got close to one of these BioBubble 'multipurpose animal habitats' that has been out for a bit now. I am a bit speechless. Describing it is hard. A dome aquarium that when you release the levers, extends vertically like an accordion. The water empties from the dome allowing you to remove and clean it. When you are done with fish, you can turn it into a bird or animal habitat. I better stick with pics and a video.

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  3. OnefishTwofish

    OnefishTwofish Feather Star

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    it looks like it might also steam rice, double as a dessert serving tray complete with dome, and...a host of other things.

    wow!
  4. Barbarossa

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    That's the funniest thing I have seen all week! How much do these things go for? How big are they? It's like an underwater city in reverse.

    Edit: Says it's 3 gallons. More than enough room for a tiger shark!

    Edit2: $100 for the bubble without options.
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  5. MoJoe

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    very interesting, could I fit 3 tangs in one of these, yknow if they were small?? :)
  6. OnefishTwofish

    OnefishTwofish Feather Star

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    i figured it out....

    it was modeled after one of those Jiffy Pop popcorn cookers.

    :)
  7. Gexx

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    i acutally like it. 3 gallons would be fine for a coral frag tank of minimal proportions.
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  9. rdarris

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    this is pretty cool, but as i dont see any lighting on it you would have to have an external light fixture to put corals in it. which would pretty much negate the coolness of it IMO.
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    baugherb Giant Squid

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    interesting to say the least...
  11. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    The light is inside the tank. Watch the video. There is actually a protein skimmer in there too! :eek:






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    mikejrice 3reef Affiliate

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    Very cool idea.
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    Blaz3dup Feather Duster

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    I think its pretty cool as well... for like aq desktop or kitchen tank.

    And dude that's plenty big enough for three tangs! Specially ya know "if they're kinda small" lololol
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    jakeh24 Pajama Cardinal

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    ReefSparky Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Nifty! Wouldn't have to worry about jumpers in this scenario. It would be nice if the cup 'o goo (I mean protein skimmer) was somehow recessed to not have it as a centerpiece. :)
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    If it wasn't so expensive, I would be tempted to use it for a small freshwater setup.
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    BioBubble LED Lights

    We do sell an LED light set-up that runs at 10.000K in order to maintain a good environment for those aquatic scenes that require light. We also currently sell bulbs in a variety of spectrum colors (UV, Blue, Red and Green) which allow for the customization of lights for the inhabitants of the BioBubble to live happily!
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    zoo 4 life Coral Banded Shrimp

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    When you tire of animals in it, you could turn it into a snow cone maker! Or cotton candy!
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