When aquariums moved from “fish rooms” to the family room, manufacturers were quick to offer the canister filter as an alternative to the large hang-on-the-back power filters. Unlike power filters, canister filters are nearly silent and hidden out of sight under the aquarium in the cabinet stand.
The Fluval Spec V is a 5 gallon aquarium system that is compact in stature but big on features. It has a contemporary design, with the idea that it would be placed on desktops and countertops. This etched-glass aquarium has aluminum trim, which combines both style and functionality.