ecoqube fish aquarium

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This self-cleaning aquarium uses fish poop to grow plants

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People who think fish are low-maintenance pets have clearly never cleaned a fish tank before. Either that, or they own the EcoQube C Aquarium.

Centered around an aquaponics filter, this ingeniously designed tank takes out all the hassle of fish parenting. The EcoQube C Aquarium uses plants like basil or mint to keep the tank clean. You’ll never need to change the filter, because the plants help reoxygenate the water, just like a miniature ecosystem.

The EcoQube C is the most popular aquarium ever on Kickstarter, and for good reason. It uses 50 percent less energy and 90 percent less water than similar aquariums. You could save up to $250 a year on filter costs.

Durable and portable, the EcoQube C Aquarium is the perfect home for your fish. It’s currently on sale in the the Daily Dot store for $99.99. That’s 41 percent off the usual price of $169.99.

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