Which Camera is best to watch tank from my phone while on long vaca? TIA

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Getting ready to leave for 2 week vaca and my gut is telling me to have a camera set up so I can watch my tank like a hawk! Neighbor is feeding but clueless on what to look for if any of my reef family has a problem arise while I'm away.

I dont have a ring etc currently at home so looking for camera that shows my tank with decently clear feed I can view from my phone :)
 
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Getting ready to leave for 2 week vaca and my gut is telling me to have a camera set up so I can watch my tank like a hawk! Neighbor is feeding but clueless on what to look for if any of my reef family has a problem arise while I'm away.

I dont have a ring etc currently at home so looking for camera that shows my tank with decently clear feed I can view from my phone :)
I do have this lens set i could attach to camera if needed to see tank better
 

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I also use a Wyze cam. It works good for day to day and is excellent when on vacation for me. I set it up right in front of tank with a Orphek lens and I can see everything.

This is a pic I took from the cam when I was on vacation last week.
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Absolutely perfect and clear!!!! Thank you!!!! Any particular model so I can order it now lol
 
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How can you beat a $25 Wyze Camera?

I own 7 of them setup thruout my house.

3 of fish tank / sump
2 on bearded dragon tank
1 showing front door and driveways (security)
1 showing back glass sliding door (security)
 

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What exactly would you do if a frag fell or even if the tank spontaneously burst? You're SOL anyway.
Contact neighbor if there is something slightly off they could fix. If my tank burst while I was on vacation I might just head home depending on where I was.

On my trip I didn’t have anyone go feed or anything and if a frag fell I would just hope it would still be alive when I got home. Corals are replaceable but getting home to clean up 20G of water would probably save a ton of money instead of leaving it sit for a week
 
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