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Thread: R/C Submarine

  1. Default R/C Submarine


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    Yes you read the title correctly. Would love a mini R/C submarine to play around with in my tank. Does anyone know where I can get one that would be safe for the fish? Or I'm I just dreaming?
    25 Gal - Tropical
    Custom made Wet/Dry/Sump Filter System, AquaClear 20 Powerhead, RenaCal Excel 300 Heater, artificial plants
    Fish - 8 Blackskirt Tetras, Red Wag Platy, German Blue Ram, Bulldog Pleco, Assassin snail.
    "Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success." King Solomon.
    Pictures of my 10 Gal Sump Filtration project

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    Please tell me this is a late April Fools joke?

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    Finding a sub suitable for such a small tank would be a challenge. You would need propulsion and ballast tanks. Tricky to miniaturise.

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    Having fun with the sub without stressing your fish in a tank that small might pose a few problems

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    I had one, but it broke after 2 uses. I used it in a 90 gallon tank. I had the rainbows in there at the time - they investigated it like it was a new fish. There are a bunch on amazon.
    125 - big fish - BGK
    125 - cichlid community - cichlids (red severums, chanchitos, bolivian rams, blue acara, chocolate), rainbows (yellow, turquoise, red and boesmani), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, pearl gouramis, golden wonder killis
    90 - african community - Congo tetras, african knife, african butterflies, spotted ctenopoma, palmas bichir, african featherfin
    10 - female pink convict
    5 - betta/ADFs

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    No joke, I did not realize I had posted this on April 1st. Yeah I saw a episode of Tanked (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanked_%28TV_series%29) where they included R/C Subs in an aquarium they setup. I thought it would be very cool to control a miniature sub. It will need to fit in my palm. If I can find a small enough one that would be great.
    25 Gal - Tropical
    Custom made Wet/Dry/Sump Filter System, AquaClear 20 Powerhead, RenaCal Excel 300 Heater, artificial plants
    Fish - 8 Blackskirt Tetras, Red Wag Platy, German Blue Ram, Bulldog Pleco, Assassin snail.
    "Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many advisers bring success." King Solomon.
    Pictures of my 10 Gal Sump Filtration project

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    Amazon has ones that are 4 inches long.
    125 - big fish - BGK
    125 - cichlid community - cichlids (red severums, chanchitos, bolivian rams, blue acara, chocolate), rainbows (yellow, turquoise, red and boesmani), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, pearl gouramis, golden wonder killis
    90 - african community - Congo tetras, african knife, african butterflies, spotted ctenopoma, palmas bichir, african featherfin
    10 - female pink convict
    5 - betta/ADFs

    QTs - 2x29, 20H, 20L

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    http://www.amazon.com/Diving-Submari...s=rc+submarine

    I wouldn't use one in a tank with fish in it. Seems unnecessary and risky (in terms of stress).
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    Why would you. I don't. I don't see the need or pleasure you can obtain from terrifying your fish with a tiny miniature submarine...

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    Haha I can totally see the fun! But I think it depends on the temperament of the fish in the tank as well as tank size. Like jaysee said with the 90 gallon with rainbows, it didn't seem to cause much stress. I say it is really up to you, but always always always keep the fish in mind :)
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