MarineLand offers a great selection of beginner all-in-one nano tanks (2.5 gallon and 5 gallon) for consumers looking for a gateway tank into the fish keeping hobby.
Whether you are a casual keeper or a hardened aquarist, these two flagship 5 gallon tanks have lead many a hobbyist puzzled with the true differences between them, despite the average pricing disparity ranging from $7 to $20.
The MarineLand 5 Gallon Portrait Glass LED Aquarium Kit has ranged from $53.99 to $59.99 in the past year.
The MarineLand Contour Glass Aquarium Kit with Rail Light has ranged from $55.99 to $79.98 in the past year.
One Question Remains: Is This Up-Charge For The Latter Tank Worth It For You?
The Physical Tank/Aesthetics
14" x 9.5" x 9.5" glass tank
3/16" thick glass
5 gallon volumetric hold
High quality glass cover to combat water evaporation
A plastic base to place the tank on for aesthetic and functional needs
Mechanical filtration via (1) filter cartridge floss
Chemical Filtration via (1) activated carbon filter cartridge
Biological filtration via (1) Bio-Foam sponge block
Adjustable flow filter pump
Separate plugs for the light and the pump, giving consumers the option to use timers for the lighting
You can't go wrong with either!
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