Floating Observation Dome Gives Koi Fish a Scenic View of the Outside World

Koi Fish swim gracefully underwater but, unfortunately for them, their view of the outside world is just out of reach. The Floating Fish Dome by Dutch company Velda solves this issue and allows the privileged fish to swim a bit higher than the pond’s surface. The fish are especially enticed to enter when food is strategically placed underneath. At $200, the 31-inch diameter dome doesn’t come cheap but it provides quite the scenic view for fish and humans alike.
Velda’s website Floating Fish Dome on Amazon
via [Gizmodo], [Geekologie], [Bored Panda]



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