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The EcoQube Air uses plant power to stop your life from becoming stagnant


Have you ever holed up in your apartment for several days, left, and returned to realize how stagnant it smells? When you close up your home, you’re getting a buildup of carbon monoxide, 2nd hand smoke, pollen, pesticides, and/or asbestos. One or all of these pollutants can lead to some pretty bad health issues, and as it is with most health problems, prevention and precaution are key.

If you live in a city and don’t always have the greatest air quality, then you’re going to need ways to make a safe haven at home. This EcoQube Air can help you have cleaner air, a mostly self-sustained plant, humidifier, and a full-spectrum LED light. To the naked eye, it appears to be a plant in a fish tank, but has¬†features tucked in all the right places. There’s a UV filter, fogger to keep your plant in tip top condition, a fan to move air, filters, and the¬†system uses hydroponics, so you don’t need to have the greenest of thumbs.

Changing out the water is super easy as well, since you only need to pour clean water in, and the waste water will come out of a spout on the side. The LEDs will also give you options for different color temperatures from 1800K, which is about the same as a candle, all the way up to 10,000K, which is closer to the blue-white light like the sun. Not only are you going to breathe easier, but you’ll also be able to use this as one of those alarm clocks that wake you up with light as you can customize the light schedule on your phone. This is a $279 system, but if you’re fine without the UV filter and fogger, it’ll cost you $179.

Available for crowdfunding on Kickstarter