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.
What Features Does the Fluval Spec V Have?
The filtration system in the Fluval Spec V is integrated and concealed in the back of the aquarium. This powerful filtration system has 3 stages to ensure clear water, a healthy environment for your fish, and reduced maintenance. The pump is also located near the filtration system.
The Fluval Spec V has a powerful and efficient LED lighting system that is suitable for aquatic plants. There are 37 LED lights that generate 7500 K, and there is a deep blue night light setting. The low voltage power supply that is used with this aquarium increases safety.
What Does the Fluval Spec V Come With?
The Fluval Spec V comes with:
- the 5 gallon etched-glass nano aquarium with aluminum trim and cover
- 37 LED lighting system
- integrated 3-stage filtration system
- filter media, including foam block with handle, activated carbon insert, and BioMax bio rings insert
- circulation pump with output nozzle
- safe, low voltage transformer
- Nutrafin Aqua Plus Water Conditioner (30 mL)
- Nutrafin Cycle Biological Aquarium Supplement (30 mL)
(Please note, the items included with the Fluval Spec V are listed as of the blog post’s publication date.)
What Kind of Fish Can I Put in the Fluval Spec V?
Typically, it is recommended to allow 1 inch body length of fish (excluding the tail) for every gallon of water. For miniature fish, it is recommended to keep them in groups of 4 or 5 individuals.
Specifically, freshwater fish that would do well in the Fluval Spec V include:
Large Tetras, such as the Black Tetras, Bleeding Heart Tetras, Serpae Tetras, White Skirt Tetras, and GloFish Tetras, are not recommended for 5 gallon aquariums.
Saltwater fish are not generally recommended for the Fluval Spec V.