Chic designer aquarium kit great for desktops and countertops
Explore aquatic possibilities in miniature for exceptional setups
Nano aquarium kit includes LED lighting and 3-stage filtration
Expand hobby horizons with aquatic possibilities in miniature. Fluval SPEC Desktop Aquarium Kit is an elegant nano aquarium that's big on style and high-end features. Advanced LED (light emitting diode) lighting brilliantly illuminates aquarium setup with minimum energy use and heat output. Integrated 3-stage filtration is discretely concealed behind the back wall for attractive presentation. Stylish aquarium design, powerful filtration and brilliant illumination set the stage for creative stocking and aquascape options.
2 gallon Fluval SPEC Desktop Aquarium Kit boasts quiet operation thanks to its built-in filtration system. A 40 gph circulation pump with adjustable flow rate is at the heart of this unique 3-stage filter. A large Foam Filter Block traps particles and debris for exceptional mechanical filtration. Innovative media niches secure Activated Carbon Insert and BIOMAX Insert in the Foam Filter Block for space-saving, layered chemical and biological filtration. This over-sized filtration system streamlines maintenance and creates a clean, clear and healthy environment for aquarium fish.
Specifications SPEC Aquarium: Glass aquarium with brushed aluminum edges Cover: Molded plastic Dimensions: 7-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 10" high Capacity: 2 US gallons Circulation: 40 gph adjustable flow rate pump with flared output nozzle LED Lighting System: 31 LED lamps with flexible gooseneck and on/off switch
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Eco-friendly products support your efforts to care for your aquarium and aquatic life with a "green" approach letting you take care of your aquarium while taking care of our planet, too.
2 US Gallon Glass Aquarium with Molded Cover
LED Light Unit
40 gph Circulation Pump with Outlet Nozzle
Foam Filter Block
Activated Carbon Insert
Safe, Low Voltage Transformer
Installing your Aquarium
Thoroughly rinse the aquarium, cover and filter media using fresh water and a damp cloth. Never use soap on any component placed in your aquarium as soap is harmful to fish. NOTE: Place aquarium on a level, sturdy surface, away from any electrical equipment, direct sunlight, drafts, heat sources or high traffic areas.
Position filter media, pump and output nozzle.
Using the Allen Key, secure light unit onto aquarium.
When filling aquarium with water, add the correct dose of tap water conditioner and biological aquarium additive (sold separately). Note: Consult your fish dealer for proper species and fish stocking levels.
Maintaining your Aquarium NOTE: To ensure the well being of aquarium inhabitants, it is essential to maintain your aquarium. At the very minimum, remove 20% of the water once a week and replace with fresh water that is of similar temperature to your tank and treated with the correct dose of aquarium water conditioners.
NOTE: Regular replacement of the Fluval Filter Media is essential to ensure optimal performance. The filter media should be changed alternately in order to maintain continuous biological activity. To enhance bacterial actions, pour a dose of Nutrafin Cycle Biological Water Conditioner onto your filter inserts each time you change the media.
Foam Filter Block
Mechanical Filtration: Traps particles and debris.
Rinse every 6-8 weeks
Activated Carbon Insert
Chemical Filtration: Eliminates toxic impurities, odors and discoloration.
The Fluval SPEC is a compact aquarium that's perfect for desktops and countertops. The etched-glass aquarium with aluminum trim combines style and functionality in one nano package.
This desktop aquarium kit comes with a powerful circulation pump with adjustable output nozzle and a large 3-stage filtration system that provides more than enough filtration for exceedingly clean and clear water. It also includes all the necessary filter media: a porous foam pad, activated carbon, and BIOMAX bio rings for effective and thorough mechanical, chemical, and biological filtration. The pump and filtration system are conveniently located in a separate chamber at the back of the aquarium, simplifying maintenance.
In addition, the Fluval SPEC includes more than ample LED lighting - consisting of 31 powerful LED lamps - that conveniently arcs above the aquarium to provide brilliant illumination for plants and décor.
Aquarium Size: 7-1/4" x 9-1/4" x 10" high Capacity: 2 US gallons
Mechanical filtration can greatly improve the health of most aquariums, and is also important for the efficiency of your biological filtration. The process is simple: mechanical media strains solid debris.
Biological filtration is the action of bacteria breaking down dangerous ammonia, converting it to nitrite, and then converting nitrite to less toxic nitrate. This article discusses how the process works.
Please note: Return of electrical equipment to Drs. Foster & Smith for exchange or refund is limited to 60 days from the date of purchase. Beyond 60 days, please contact the manufacturer for repair or replacement as covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
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