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.

About The Author Kristen Sydelko

Kristen is the Web Coordinator at PetSolutions. She has over 5 years of experience working in the pet care industry, with many more years of pet ownership experience! When not at PetSolutions, Kristen enjoys spending time with her family (which includes an extremely spoiled Lab mix), crafting, and trying to decide when to set her fish tank back up.

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