Marineland Desktop Kits

Product No. ML90610-00
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Marineland’s newest kits are available in either three or five gallon glass aquarium sizes.  All kits feature Marineland 3-stage hidden filtration with a Rite-SizeTM Z Cartridge and Marineland Bio-Foam® (included in the kit), and include an adjustable flow filter pump.  Bright white and blue energy efficient LED lights feature a 3-way switch (toggle between white and blue, off, and blue-only settings).  The white LEDs create a shimmering light in the water that mimics the underwater effect of sunlight, and the blue LEDs produce a relaxing moonlight glow.  The kits feature either a hinged or sliding glass canopy for easy feeding and water care dosing.  These easy-to-assemble kits are beautifully designed and easy to maintain.


  • Available in 3 gallons
  • Canopy is hinged for easy access to tank

Contour and Portrait

  • Portrait available in 5 gallons
  • Contour available in 3 and 5 gallons
  • Glass Tank with Curved Glass and base
  • Light is hinged for easy access to tank
  • Sleek, sliding glass canopy
Marineland Desktop Kits is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 15.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 gallon Portrait We love our 5 gallon Portrait aquarium! Beautiful design, love the LED lighting, and the filtration system is super quiet. Our male Betta and African Dwarf Frog couldn't be happier! Thanks Marineland!
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can't complain I love my tank I've had my tank, portrait, for less then a year, I love having this tank in my bathroom. Our blue lights stopped working and costumer service has been kind enough to replace it under warranty. I am a second generation MarineLand buyer, and I will keep buying from MarineLand. This tank is very easy for set up and cleaning.
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING CUSTOMER SERVICE I've had my 3 gallon Contour for probably 2.5 years. It was an upgrade for my zany Betta, Vincent. Never had a problem, it's easy to clean, very nice to look at, I've always been happy with it. My Pump Tube and Elbows just recently were having problems. The elbows no longer were keeping a seal on the pump tube. I checked with all local big name stores, and couldn't find replacements. I finally called the 800 number on my original paperwork, and a guy named STEVE answered. Talk about AMAZING AMAZING service! I don't know why I'm so surprised about getting the best service in FOREVER for my little 3 gallon Betta tank! Wow. Just wow!I have no clue where he was located, and shame on me, I should have asked for his supervisor to let her/him know the guy was off the hook wonderful!He even knew about My Neighbor Totoro, which puts his rating at 15 on a scale of 1 - 10!Floored In Valley Springs!Kimberly
Date published: 2016-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Customer Bought the Contour 3 year and a half ago and we've been very happy with it. Easy to setup easy to care for.
Date published: 2016-11-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Pump not working I bought the marineland silhouette 3 gallon. The air pump that filters the water did not turn on at all, so I had to purchase a new pump.I got a corallife pump and now the water pressure is to hard.If the air pump worked I would've given it more stars
Date published: 2016-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy I love it ! Easy to set up, quiet, big enough & small enough. Looks stylish in my living room .
Date published: 2016-05-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful tank I only had issue with the directions. I am usually quite tech savvy, and tried the website basically it was promotional only. I scanned You tube and it listed the contore model only. Between all the same size tanks currently available (different brands)i eventually figured it out, but they all have major differences in instillation techniques...a more detailed instillation manual / Video available on the actual products you bought on the website (listed on the box as "help") would be better served. But once it was all squared away. I love it, it's well made, sturdy, and attractive, as well as my fish seem to be really enjoying the extra space. If they revamp their installation manual I will be sure to upgrade to a larger one when needed.
Date published: 2016-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 5 gallon Portrait tank I have this tank as my first tank and it is beautiful. Everything works how it should and I love the filtering set up in the back. The water stays crystal clear and there is plenty of movement and water ciculation. The seamless curved front design is the best too. Only problem is that I want more fish and I am already looking to go up to a bigger tank ,but I can't find something similar in a larger size. I would urge Marineland to produce the same tank in 10, 15, 20 and 25 gallon sizes. I would be buying one tomorrow if they existed.
Date published: 2016-05-02
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My pump included in this tank is rattling/buzzing and I purchased this tank only about 8 weeks ago. Can I get a replacement?

Asked by: Cera
Most likely you need to open it and maintain it. Pull the front cover off of the motor, and pull the impeller out of it. Clean it well with vinegar and hot water, remove any detritus as well. Take a q tip to the inside of the motor with vinegar and hot water to clean it too. If you are unable to resolve this, please call 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-06-21

Hi I have the marineland ml90609 5 gallon portrait aquarium. The filter is placed at the top despite water entering from the bottom. Should I place another filter medium in the inlet or have I placed it wrong. There are small particles in the water

Asked by: Saad Maw
The sponge goes in the bottom on the back side of the cartridge holder, the filter cartridge goes up top. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-06-20

I have the Contour 5 gallon aquarium I believe about 5 months. I recently noticed water is not flowing into the chamber with the filter and the pump. I even scooped water into the chamber but, it goes back into the tank which causes high water level.

Asked by: askjam
Unplug and remove the pump. Take the front cover off, and pull out the impeller. Clean inside the pump and clean the impeller. Most likely it is not pulling fast enough because it is too clogged. You can also clean out the tube and elbow, and the filter cartridge chamber. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-06-15

I have a portrait 5 gallon glass tank, and I love it. Recently the tube and elbow coming from the filter pump have started to wear. The tube either pops out of the pump assembly, or comes out of the elbow. do you have replacements? or dimensions?

Asked by: bitz
Yes, we have replacements, and will reach out to you via email. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-06-13

I have a marine land brand 3 gallon tank that looks like the first ones pictured. The filter recently stopped working (buzzed on and off for a few days and now doesn't run) and I need to replace it. What exactly are the parts I will need to replace?

Asked by: calin
Thank you so much! I cleaned it out and it started working just fine!
Answered by: calin
Date published: 2017-06-12

I have found a Marineland 5 Gallon Escape Hexagon Aquarium at Petsmart, and am interested in this tank, however I cannot find dimensions of this product anywhere, and need to know its dimensions before I can buy it. What are they?

Asked by: ehesse
It is 15" high by 12" across. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-06-07

Can we get a replacement for the top cover?

Asked by: Ownedbycats
Let me guess - one of the cats is why you need a lid? Yes, we have replacement ones available. I will email you directly for your information. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-05-31

I have the 5 gal setup..i want to know what it would require for me to put an animated air bubble figure eg. treasure chest? Do i need seperate equiptment? Please let me know if you can help me on this. Thanks

Asked by: Theodore853
Besides the treasure chest, you would need to buy about 2-4 feet of airline tubing, a check valve, and a Whisper 10 Air Pump. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-05-15
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