The R2D2 Fish Tank
Shout at your R2D2 aquarium, and his head rotates as he replies with â€œbleepsâ€ from the Star Wars movies. But it gets so much cooler: his radar eye houses the eyepiece to a built-in periscope, so you can watch your fishies do their thing up close!
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