dealsdesktop jellyfish tank for $350.00

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Peanut Butter fish not included. Pretty cool. Can't say that I've ever seen a jellyfish tank.

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Pretty cool! I wish there were colors to choose from other than Pink...

Keep in mind this is a PRE-ORDER and doesn't include the jellies

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I saw this project on Kickstarter a little while back. It was extremely popular. Here's the link: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1497255984/desktop-jellyfish-tank?ref=live

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@justincredibleg: If you click on the second image, it shows it white....maybe they just opted for bright pink for their showoff pic?

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Be aware these are VERY hard to keep alive , I bought one of the other tanks they sell, Plan on being a chemist , and adjusting levels and replacing 1/2 the water every week or so. I found a place that sells the salt water already to go this helped but the jellies are fragile , and get expensive to buy, Also no pet shops have them around me so you are at their mercy for the $149 kit

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It says it includes a color-changing LED. So the tank will take on whatever color the LEDs switch to.

Secondly, that second picture is ridiculous. Showing a clown fish and hermit crab in that tiny tank with the jellyfish. Are you kidding me?

Third, jellyfish are difficult to keep. The tank is shaped that way because jellyfish are too stupid to know they're stuck in a corner. Likewise, they require a circular waterflow pattern to keep them suspended. If you look closely at the side of the tank, you'll see a double-walled setup. The pump pushes water through to create some circular flow. Also keep in mind this is a saltwater tank. Evaporation changes salinity. You're gonna have to be on top of cleaning and topping this off. Lastly, one moon jellyfish can become larger than that entire tank. A tank that small is ridiculous. They're known to live anywhere from 2 months to 24 months in captivity. In that stupid tank, don't expect much. If you really want to give this a go, build your own.

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Pretty cool, .but to get started (tank + jellies) is $450. Ouch. Maybe in a different economy...

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The tank is the expensive piece. It's not you're everyday WalMart tank. However, websites like this still tack on WAY too much. Do some research and build one yourself. It would be twice the size for half the price. Probably work better too...

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You'd think for the amount of money involved here, they'd give you a better method to "feed your jellyfish" than poking at your $150 animals with a turkey baster. Maybe it's a conspiracy to force you into buying more after you accidentally impale them.

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After watching the video linked above, it raises even more questions. Being an avid saltwater reef keeper, I know just how much work goes into any saltwater aquaria.

One of the scenes in the video shows a small (~4") 50W heater slung over the top and into the tank. This is absolutely essential in reef tanks. I don't know how delicate moon jellyfish are to temperature swings, but even 4-5 degrees can be hell in a reef system. That is, even if you can get the daily temps within a range moon jellyfish like. If you work with electronics and it's constantly 60 degree indoors, then this tiny tank isn't going to be happy.

Additionally, look how cloudy the tank is in his video. Misc food bits floating around. Whatever the jellies don't eat (probably 3/4 of it) will settle to the bottom. This decaying matter creates ammonia and nitrites which are deadly to just about any ocean dwelling critter. It's even worse with a small tank volume to dilute the pollution. Clean it often.

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This must be one of those recession indicators I hear so much about.

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Did any one else see jellySHART.com at first glance of the web address?

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@catta: hahaha You'd think they would put at least a little effort into making them look real. Wouldn't take much to improve on that.

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I see they must filter the comments as I not see one negative comment on the website.

Just like a tiny fish tank. This will not keep the jellyfish happy or alive for long.

Love the concept though. Maybe a larger 40gal tank would be better.

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if you go to their site they have 2 other tanks. my 2yr old and i love fish, and the scuba diver in me wants one of these so bad....but at close to $500 for the tank and starter kit I can put togehter a pretty good size saltwater tank or a decient reef tank