Fish might be fun and basically care-free pets as you don’t have to take them out or waste too time on this, but they still require your attention when it comes to caring for them and the environment that they swim in for them to lead as long of a life as possible. Self-cleaning fish tanks promise to get all the hassle out of caring for fish by providing a permanently clean swimming environment. Find out more about these products and what the top choices at the moment are from this article.
|1. biOrb 45775 Classic||2. EcoQube C UV Sterilizer||3. biOrb Flow 30||4. Back to the Roots Water Garden||5. Marineland ML90609 Portrait|
|Brand||biOrb||EcoQube||biOrb||Back to the Roots||MarineLand|
|Size (L x W x H)||24″ x 24″ x 24.8″||12″ x 12″ x 12″||11.8″ x 8.2″ x 12.4″||8.3″ x 12.1″ x 12.3″||11.8″ x 11.8″ x 16.8″|
|Weight||2 Lbs||10 Lbs||4.5 Lbs||5 Lbs||12 Lbs|
|Volume||28 Gallons||1.5 Gallons||8 Gallons||3 Gallons||5 Gallons|
|Maximum Continuous Power||13W||7W||13W||15W||7W|
|Feed Hole Location||Top||Top||Top||Top||Top|
|Filtration Type||5-Stage Filtration||Aquaponics Filtration||5-Stage Filtration||Aquaponics Filtration||3-Stage Filtration|
|Airstone||LED Remote Control||Airstone||Organic Seeds||Bio-Foam|
|2-Pound Ceramic Media||Plant Medium||2-Pound Ceramic Media||Growstones||Adjustable Flow Filter Pump|
|Beneficial Bacteria Liquid||AC Adapter||Beneficial Bacteria Liquid||Gravel||Rite-Size Z Cartridge|
|Water Conditioner||Mountain Stone||Water Conditioner||Water Treatments|
|Plant Seeds||Fish Food|
|Product Warranty||2 Years||1 Year||1 Year||90-Day Money Back Guarantee||2 Years|
When choosing the best self-cleaning aquariums, the first two elements that we took into consideration were the design and construction of the tanks. We put an accent on the design aspect to ensure that we were delivering amazing-looking aquariums as these items can make or break the décor of a room. When it came to their construction, we wanted to make sure that the durability and resistance to scratches that the tanks boasted were high, so it’s clear why acrylic is the material that we gave the highest rating to.
Although the capacity of the tanks wasn’t the definitive element to separate the products, it did weigh a lot when we ranked them. From this point of view, the product that received the most points was the biOrb 45775 Classic as it offers an impressive volume capacity of 28 gallons, which is a lot more than what its competitors have to offer.
As you can see, there appear water garden fish tanks as well as gravity-based models in our top. Undoubtedly, both types of systems deliver excellent results when it comes to aquarium cleanliness, so it’s difficult to establish what type of product should receive more points and why. Still, there was an aspect that convinced us to give a higher rating to the two models that are produced by biOrb, this aspect being the fact that both aquariums use an impressive 5-stage filtration that is hard to beat.
Except for the Back to the Roots model, all of the aquariums that appear in our top feature LED lighting. This feature serves two roles, more precisely creating a better habitat for the fish and sprucing up the ambiance of the room that the fish tank is placed in. As we were aware of the properties delivered by the lighting system, we couldn’t skip on it when the time came to rate and rank the aquariums.
The length of the warranty is the best indicator of the amount of trust that the manufacturer puts into the product that it sells to customers. As we are aware of this aspect, we gave higher ratings to the biOrb 45775 Classic and the Marineland ML90609 Portrait as both aquariums are backed up by their manufacturers for an impressive 2-year period of time.
Let’s just face it, no one likes to waste time cleaning after their pets. This is one of the main reasons why some people prefer fish over pets such as dogs and cats, pets that are a lot harder to care for. What makes fish an even greater addition to a modern household is the fact that they are quite relaxing to look at, and along with the aquariums that they live in, they can boost the ambiance in the house.
Self-cleaning fish tanks are a relatively new appearance on the market, these aquariums bringing an ideal fix to the issue of wasting time on maintenance tasks. Sure, from time to time even these tanks might require some cleaning, but it’s so rare that it doesn’t even count. The design of most self-cleaning aquariums is plant based, but others rely on more traditional filtration provided by filter cartridges or other types of waste eliminating and water cleaning methods.
Not only do these fish tanks present a more convenient method to care for your pet fish, but they ensure a healthy and safe habitat for the small aquatic creatures as well. Therefore, you shouldn’t look at it as an investment made to simply convenience yourself and gain more free time but more as an investment made to create superior living conditions for the fish. Best of all, the price for the aquarium isn’t too high, regardless of the budget that you have at your disposal being able to easily find the perfect one for you.