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Robotic tropical fish for lazy pet owners


Taking care of a pet is hard work. You have to remember to feed it, clean up after it, and at the very least, acknowledge its existence. Even the number one low maintenance pet, a fish, turns into a burden after you forget to change the sludgy green water that your poor fish is no longer gliding, but trudging through thanks to the algae-filled, jelly-like consistency.

Lazy pet-lovers rejoice. Finally, a “pet” you can accidentally forget about without any consequences. Introducing Robo Fish, the next generation of pet care giving. Invented in Japan by Takara Tomy A.R.T.S., these little robotic fish are made to look like the real thing. We noticed a small crack where the tail joint meets the body, but the fish’s movements is very realistic. They even look as if they are searching for and eating food, bobbing up and down on the floor of the tank.

You can even buy them on Amazon Japan at 900 yen per fish.

Source: ITmedia

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Wrapping, foreign villages (gaikoku mura) such as Huis ten Bosch, co-sleepers, plastic food, statues and even pictures of horses (ema), and these robotic pets fish all demonstrate that visual appearance is (more) important in Japan.

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Workmate wants me to get some of these for him in November... where would they be sold? Toy shops?

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All there in the last line. : )

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Good invention, but empty. Once Americans recognize new technology highly accurate prediction of earthquakes, http://earthquakes-prediction.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2012-12-24T08:05:00-05:00&max-results=1 all of Japan will feed these fish. PS Best of all predict earthquakes "Nile elephant".

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These are not on Amazon.co.jp. Article is wrong.

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