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The Find: a condo unit for your pet fish

Despite construction issues and warnings about a bubble, the slew of condo towers popping up all over Toronto have some undeniable virtues: they’re sleek and modern, and they allow densely packed urbanites a modicum of privacy. These contemporary aquariums, designed by Torontonian Teddy Luong for Umbra, give the humble Siamese fighting fish a chance to experience that same brand of condo-dwelling life. A few artfully placed windows mitigate the Panopticon-like quality of aquariums past, and the units are stackable, meaning pet owners can instantly become high-rise developers without even needing a hardhat. $35. Click to buy »

Umbra, 165 John St., 416-599-0088,