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The NoClean Betta Tank

By Leonard Ho - Posted Aug 30, 2012 08:00 AM
Our friends at 3reef.com stumbled upon a kickstarter project called the NoClean Aquarium. This product is described as a "self-cleaning betta fish tank." The description is a bit of a marketing stretch, but the product itself is an inventively simple concept.
The NoClean Betta Tank

Mess-free water changes?

Another "Why Didn't I Think of That?" Moment

The idea is elegantly simple.  The NoClean Betta Tank has a built-in siphon and spout that draws water from the bottom of the tank whenever you add fresh water.  The siphon automatically breaks when the water level reaches the level of the spout.  All the Betta enthusiast has to do is simply add clean freshwater to the aquarium and the dirty bottom water will siphon out — not exactly "self-cleaning" but close enough!

Now if we could only make large reef tanks this easy to service ...

[via 3reef.com]

Author: Leonard Ho
Location: Southern California

I'm a passionate aquarist of over 30 years, a coral reef lover, and the blog editor for Advanced Aquarist. While aquarium gadgets interest me, it's really livestock (especially fish), artistry of aquariums, and "method behind the madness" processes that captivate my attention.

Website: http://www.advancedaquarist.com.

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