Sam Hyde (Samuel Whitcomb Hyde) is an American comedian who created Million Dollar Extreme (MDE).
He is involved in multiple public pranks, internet hoaxes, and controversies.
He started multiple projects like Kickstarter TV, MDE, and Fishtank.
In Kickstarter TV, Sam mocked and criticized projects on Kickstarter and their creators.
The TV show, MDE was not renewed for a second season and Sam blamed it on his open support for Donald Trump.
In April 2023, he launched his live reality TV show called “Fishtank” where eight people interact with viewers in real-time.
In this article, you’ll learn what is the Fishtank Live (fishtank.live) project by Sam Hyde and how to watch it live.
What is Fishtank Live?
Fishtank Live is a 24/7 streamer house that is monitored and broadcast live on fishtank.live.
The house has cameras in almost every room including bedrooms and common spaces.
The house is always on as at night, the infrared camera comes on.
In the show, viewers are able to prank contestants by donating.
In the first season, there are 8 contestants (known as Fishes) in the house.
The 8 contestants are Violetta, Simmons, Sylvia, Josie, Mauro, Jonathan, Vance, and Damiel.
Violetta—23 years old with a bubbly personality from Canada who loves journaling and playing video games.
Simmons—A singer who has a deep passion for music, roller skating, and travelling.
Sylvia—A musician and artist from Oklahoma who creates music based on her raw emotions and experiences.
Josie—She has a shy and introverted nature with a passion for film, media, and anime.
Mauro—Easy-going and agreeable who is one of the friendliest people you can encounter.
Jonathan—A jack of all trades who works in commercial landing, running a bicycle business, opening a restautant, modelling, and more.
Vance—Works as a delivery man from Auburn, Washington who has a disarming and goofy personality.
Damiel—A San Francisco native who is half Filipino and half Irish, known for posting funny content on Instagram.
How to watch fishtank.live?
To watch fishtank.live, you need to go to fishtank.live on a browser.
According to Sam Hyde, the streamer house is live 24/7.
On April 21, Sam said that Fishtank was banned by Google.
Here’s what he tweeted, “Breaking: Fishtank is banned by Google! No idea how that’s justifiable but we’re looking into solutions. Probably going to be a couple of days at least”.
However, he made a retweet saying that it was a false alarm.
“False alarm. Turns out the hosting cost is $30k every three days and not every month and my bank account is drained! Will restore ASAP but this might take till Monday”.
If you visit the website, you’ll see this message, “We are currently working hard to bring Fishtank back as soon as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience.”