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# Endless Pool (tm) For Your Fish

An Endless Pool (tm) for your fish.
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So basically this is an Endless Pool (tm) for your fish. Endless Pools (tm) generate an adjustable current that allows you to swim or exercise in place. This would be a small one. You put the fish in this tank/pool once a day for 15 minutes or longer to get exercise.
 — miggavin, Dec 17 2005

Endless Pools (tm) http://www.bobvila....s/EndlessPools.html
Added after much torturously tongue-in-cheek confusion regarding what [miggavin] was describing. [jurist, Dec 18 2005]

fish have a memory spane of 3 seconds....everything seams endless for them

Uuum, where does it go for the other 2025 minutes a day?
 — 2 fries shy of a happy meal, Dec 17 2005

 How does this work? I see:

 //Endless Pool// in the title //Endless Pool// in the 'sub-title' //Endless Pool// in the explaination.

 But no description of how it works?!

Unless it's just too long for the fish to swin in 15 minutes, so it feels endless.
 — Germanicus, Dec 17 2005

I assume you want a little coffee cup sized pool that has a recycle system in it so water constantly flows in one direction.
 — daseva, Dec 17 2005

Right. So you put your fish in a seperate tank for fifteen minutes to swim for exercise. What's he doing in his other tank all day? Sitting in an armchair in the corner with his slippers on trying fruitlessly to light his pipe?
 — lostdog, Dec 17 2005

 :)

perhaps he needs a bike?
 — po, Dec 17 2005

measure the fish's mph speed, multpily by 3 seconds, and there you have the length of the endless swimming pool
 — chocolateraindrops, Dec 17 2005

[miggavin] could have saved himself so much grief and probably garnered 7 more positive votes had he only provided a thoughtful link to the current-generating exercise spa pools marketed by Endless Pools (tm). [link]
 — jurist, Dec 18 2005

A small endless pool? Size seems oxy-moronic when teamed with infinity.
 — The Acrimonious Obfuscator, Dec 18 2005

 Fish don't need exercise. If yours gets too fat, you can just deepfry it and have it for lunch.

(plus, the article's a little too brief). -
 — Honduras, Dec 18 2005

When it comes to lunch, no fish is too fat.
 — fridge duck, Dec 18 2005

 I've thought of the endless fish tank.

 My thoughts wandered into the water flow & fishual visuals.

 If you've got the space & dedication to keep a cichlid or two, you might know that fish are .....

 I've often wondered, wandered, daydreamed, and such & such about a tank that could satisfy a large fish in a tank that was not large enough.

 The weight of the tank on the 2nd floor is a meaningfull consideration.

 If a relatively large fish (cichlidae or comparative) could be kept happily in a tank that employed water jets & changing scenery based upon the mean old pet's intended direcion of travel, A happier situation for all might result?

Train 'em to eat from your hand, but just piss 'em off once & see what happens.
 — Zimmy, Dec 19 2005

 Hey, diddle, diddle. The cat and the fiddle. The cow jumped over the bank. The little dog laughed to see such fun, And the fish ran away with the tank.

Last line: Little Ling, aged 2y 11m.
 — Ling, Dec 19 2005

Goldfish having a 3 second memory is an urban myth....
 — Minimal, Dec 19 2005

And here I thought lots of us watched Mythbusters. They kind of showed that goldfish have a longer memory by training them to swim through a simple maze. But I still don't think a fish need an endless pool. I mean it's not like their tanks are only slightly bigger than they are, they can just do laps.
 — PollyNo9, Dec 19 2005

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