How to get bubbles out of a Jellyfish Mood Lamp

The Jellyfish Mood Lamp adds a relaxing, mood-enhancing touch to a room. That is, until air bubbles start to appear and kill the mood, causing the floating jellyfish to get stuck in a cluster at the top of tank. Fortunately you can get rid of these bubbles in a few simple steps.

Empty the tank, then refill it with distilled water. Be sure to use only distilled water, not tap water.

Add a few drops of washing-up liquid to the tank.

Mix water and washing-up liquid in a separate bowl. Soak the jellyfish in the solution.

Place the jellyfish upside down in the tank and they'll gradually sink to the bottom and start swimming. Wait a few hours. If more air bubbles appear, add a little more washing up liquid to the tank.


If you perform these steps during set up, you shouldn't have any problems.

It sometimes takes up to a day for the jellyfish to resume swimming properly.

If air bubbles re-appear just repeat the process.

Things You'll Need

  • Distilled water
  • Washing-up liquid
  • Bowl
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U.K.-born Sophie Lloyd has been writing lifestyle-related articles since 2005. Her work has appeared in Global Blue's "SHOP" magazine (Buenos Aires edition), "Time Out," "South China Morning Post" and online at CNNGo. Lloyd holds a Joint Honors Degree in English literature and French from the University of Edinburgh.