LED Freshwater and Saltwater Aquarium Kits

Our saltwater LED aquarium kits are a simple solution for a small saltwater tank with great light.
  • Our saltwater LED aquarium kits are a simple solution for a small saltwater tank with great light.
  • Unpackaged view of LED Aquarium Kit 37
  • LED Aquarium Kit 10 with LED Lights, Filtration, Hood, and Heater
  • Unpackaged View of LED Aquarium Kit 10
  • LED Aquarium Kit 20 with LED Lights, Filtration, Hood, and Heater
  • Unpackaged View of LED Aquarium Kit 20
  • LED Aquarium Kit 29 with LED Lights, Filtration, Hood, and Heater
  • Soft Blue LEDs View of LED Aquarium Kit 29
  • Unpackaged View of LED Aquarium Kit 29
  • Unpackaged View of LED Aquarium Kit 55
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LED Lighting is the star of these aquarium kits, which include both white and blue LEDs that provide a natural shimmering effect in the water. Enjoy your aquarium day or night by simply flipping the switch.

The LEDs are energy efficient and powered by a low voltage adapter, which can reduce your electric bill.

Marineland offers 5 sizes of kits. Pick the one that is right for you.

• LED Aquarium Light integrates into sleek modern hood
• Hinges allow for easy feeding and maintenance
• Hood is adaptable for use with heaters, filters and accessories.
• Long lasting, energy efficient LEDs
• No mercury in LEDs, making them better for the environment than traditional aquarium lighting
• Daylight LEDs create a shimmering light that mimics the natural underwater effect of sunlight
• Nightlight LEDs allow for nighttime enjoyment of the aquarium
• 3-position switch: On, Blue, Off
• Features Penguin® BIO-Wheel® Filtration
• Lifetime Warranty on Glass Aquariums size 20 and larger

55 gallon LED bright enough for Growing Dwarf Hairgrass?

Is the LED light on the 55 gallon model bright enough for growing Dwarf Hairgrass? If not, what kind of LED light do you suggest? I hope they are compatible with the lid of the kit.
Asked by: Lczhou9888
No, it would not be strong enough. You would have two choices. One would be to add two of the 21" Hidden LED lights. You would still use your original lights too, and add these under your frame. Option two is to replace the hoods with glass canopies and the Aquatic Plant LED. None of the other LEDS are going to be bright enough, as they are all in the 5500-6000 Kelvin range and you need 6500 for hairgrass. The second option is definitely pricey. The first option would do the job, no problem, at much less cost. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Is the feeding hole covered?

Is the feeding hole covered, I would like to get a rope fish, but they are able to escape easily and breath out of water and slither around, don't want that happening!
Asked by: fishyfish
No, it is not covered. You would have to cover it with something yourself. And yes, they definitely escape easily! BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Is this a tight fitting lid ?

Does this have a tight fitting lid for fish that tend to "jump" or eels ?
Asked by: fishyfish
Yes. It does have a feeding hole in the center and towards the front, about 2-3" in length and 1.5" wide. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Is there room to hang on a protein skimmer and refugium?

I am interested in the 55 gallon, is there room to hang on a protein skimmer and a hang-on refugium while the hood is closed?
Asked by: fishyfish
No. This is a full hood with only enough space made available for the filter system. You would need to cut out the amount of space that you need for these items. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Are the LED's strong enough for a reef tank?

I have two sets of the the LED's from the 10 gal kit. Would two of these lights together be strong enough for a reef environment? Thank you John
Asked by: Trizzle
No, not at all. They do not have the PAR/Lux values or the Kelvin you would need. You need the Reef Capable light. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

I need the LED plastic water shield

Were can I order it for 12 by 24 hood
Asked by: davidchucky
Call our support staff at 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

is this a glass aquarium ??

marinbeland 5 galon corner aquarium
Asked by: eliana
The 5 gallon corner is not glass, it is acrylic. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Hoe tall is the 20 gallon tank when the led lid is on it? I only have 17 inches of height for an aquarium.

Asked by: Maresie
If you are referring to the 20 gallon high tank, it is going to be 17.75" tall. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

I have the 20 gallon starter kit. Is the heater fully submersible?

I'm a complete beginner. I have set up the tank but to have the heater with the dial above the water level means the filter runs like a waterfall. Is the heater fully submersible which would allow me to raise the water level and stop the filter running so noisy
Asked by: AndyP
Andy, the heater is most certainly fully submersible and you are correct that by adding more water to increase the water level in your tank, you will hear less "noise" by way of your filter and the sound of running water. Marineland2
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

I have an eclipse pfe 2 tank. Can I get new parts-light-filter etc like on the new style tank and put them on this tank?

Asked by: freddyfish
Our Eclipse hood systems have been discontinued. While we do still offer filtration replacment parts, we no longer carry inventory on the ballast (lamp base assembly). Please visit the below link for all available replacement part still carried for the PFE2: http://www.marineland.com/search.aspx#/?filter.brand=Marineland&q=pfe2 Marineland2
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Setting up the filter on tank

We bought the 10 gallon kit and are not sure if the filter is installed properly. The water is not filtering through the filter.
Asked by: Sheri
Did you prime the filter with water? Try removing the impeller and re-seating it to make sure it is in the right position. If you need additional help, call us. 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

20g plants

you answered what i was asking .. i just tried to keep it as short as possible ... i was asking about the kit... but as a product i was referring to the kit, the light bar, or the hood/light combo, all seems to be the same light ... so i looked at Q & As for all 3 ... figured id be a lil more specific for anubias .... so for anubias in a 20G how many hours should i keep the hidden led (+ the light bar in the hood if needed) on a day
Asked by: andrewchris5
Plants in general, even low light ones, should have at least 10-12 hours per day. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

20g growing live plants

brex, between this and the hood and just the light bar ... the question has been asked about growing plants .. and even from you the answer varies ... im looking to grow anubias in the 20 gallon kit ..... will this do it .... if not then would the hidden led be too much light for anubias ??? i can just get a new top and single or double bright instead of the hidden ... if needed at all ... thanks
Asked by: andrewchris5
Well, your question is a bit confusing. The link indicates you are asking about the hood, but in your question, you ask "between this and the hood and the light bar...". So I am not sure what product you actually own. The hoods are not 6500 Kelvin, they are only 5500, and your anubias may live, but it won't thrive and it won't bloom (I grow anubias and other plants myself and have for years). The Single Bright would be the same situation. The anubias will live, and grow very, very slowly, but won't thrive, won't bloom. The Double Bright will definitely grow it and it will bloom occasionally, as it still is not 6500 Kelvin, but has more LEDs so more lumens. The Hidden LED is 6500 Kelvin and 460 nm so they will thrive, grow well, and bloom well under it. It is an inexpensive supplement for folks who have the wrong type of light and do not wish to move into the more difficult plants, and pricier lighting systems. If you wanted to grow Cardinalis, Madagascar lace, microsword, etc, you would want the Aquatic Plant Lighting System for the best results. I hope that clears it up. This forum is really for quick answers, and quite often, people ask vague questions, which make it difficult to give specific answers. For more detailed answers, it is always best to call us at 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

what item/model # do I look for to establish if the aquarium is the newest and improved

the 55 gallon LED kit, the lights getting wet and stop working, has that been fixed. I want to purchase the tank today and need the "fixed" item number to identify product, Thanks
Asked by: cfox
There is no new, upgraded or different item number. The issue was fixed months ago, and is no longer an issue. Item number is the same. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

LED Corrosion?

After reading many reviews, there seems to be an issue with moisture getting into the LED's which results in corrosion. Has this issue been resolved? I'd like to purchase a 55Gal but have concerns about this one point.
Asked by: Parallaxus
That's great to hear! Is there some way for me to verify that my local store is carrying the latest version that has been 'fixed'? Maybe a serial number or manufacture date on the box perhaps? Thanks
Answered by: Parallaxus
Date published: 2013-11-30

On the heater for a 10 gal. kit with LED which direction on the dial raises the temp, reduces the temp?

Asked by: coeeir8
If you turn towards the + sign, you are turning it up. Towards the - sign turns it down. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-12-27

Can the lights that come with the 10 gallon grow live plants?

Just bought a 10 gallon set. Can the lights grow plants?
Asked by: boxtor
Not the LED kit, no. It does not have all of the spectrums that live plants require. Low light plants like java moss or java fern may do okay. For more options, add the Hidden LED light in the 17" length. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

What are the dimensions of the 29 gallon biowheel tank

Asked by: Cathi
30" L x 12" W x 18" H BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

sizes

I'm trying to buy a Marineland tank kit and it mentions 5 sizes. OK, I'll bite....what are those sizes? I currently have 6g pillar and it's driving me nuts. WAYYYYY too deep and a pain to work with.( Who has a net or vacuum that's 16 inches long??? -what was I thinking) I've almost always used Marineland tanks and filters as when they were in the top they were easy to keep. Oh yeah...and no room for the heater cord...sigh. Sorry guys, the pillar is just not working for me. Do you still make acrylic top filtered wider then they are tall tanks?
Asked by: rookielynn
LOL. The Pillar is actually pretty popular, and we have several colleagues with them on their desks, I tend to like a long tank myself. The 5 LED kits I believe your link is referring to (links never work on my end), are the glass kits. They come in 10 gallon, 20 gallon, 29 gallon, 37 gallon, and 55 gallon. There is also a 28 Euro kit which is a really cool size. Long and deep, the best of both worlds in aquariums. I really like this one. As for acrylics, we only make the 4 Classic and the 6 Pillar, right now. There are always new ones coming out though, so I anticipate new acrylic kits soon. We do make a few others in our Tetra line, There are several nice ones there. All 5 gallons or less. Visit that site at www.tetra-fish.com, and click on products, then aquarium kits. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

i have the 55 gallon LED kit and one of switching adapter plugs has gone out, how can I get a replacement ?

Asked by: DonaldeKing
Contact our support staff. You will need to be able to send them a receipt, along with your name, address, and phone number. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Why is the pump not working correctly

I just cleaned the filter and put in new filters. The bio wheel is not turning at all and the fish poops are collecting on the surface. I have too take them out with a strainer. This is the second bio wheel that I purchased. Also one if the clips that attach the hood to the tank broke, can this be replaced? The aquarium is a 37 gallon led with a bio wheel 200
Asked by: mochismom
The bio wheel is affected greatly by flow rate. When it does not turn on its own, you want to remove the impeller, intake tube, and impeller housing and thoroughly clean all of them with distilled white vinegar and a soft cloth. Also, clean out the bottom of the filter box where the impeller resides, with a q tip and white vinegar. Also, check and be sure the biowheel bearings are in place, and were not lost during a previous filter change, etc. They are purple tabs the biowheel rests in. In regards to the clip, call into the support staff and they can assist you with that; 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Which way should I turn the dial to increase temperature?

Since there is no number displayed on the heater, which direction should I rotate the dial to increase temperature?
Asked by: chanoh
Towards the + sign. Move in small increments, and give the heater an hour or two in between adjustments. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

What is the wattage of LED light?

I have a 20 gallon aquarium kit with LED light. What is the wattage of the LED light?
Asked by: flyfree
LED is not evaluated by wattage. Lumens and Kelvin is what is important. That particular light is 5900 Kelvin. Lumens is 7.4 per LED bulb. Wattage is 60mW. The only information wattage gives you is the amount of energy being produced or used, rather. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Is the heating element submersible?

We are not able to fill to the top the water level because we are not sure if the heater can be underwater. the heater is positioned all the way to the top. Starter kit 20 gallon.
Asked by: branstromc
The heater is fully submersible, and can be horizontal or vertical, any where in the tank. It just cannot be buried in the gravel. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Is this tank made out of tempered glass?

Wanting to drill holes in my tank for sump set up but need to know if it's made of tempered glass or not.
Asked by: reeftanker
Which size kit do you own? We receive a generic link. Keep in mind, any drilling voids all warranties to your tank. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

Filter assembly on the 10 gallon Marineland® Bio-Wheel LED Aquarium Kit

The assembly for the Penguin filter, when following the directions, is too long for the tank. The intake will not fit in the tank when the filter is resting on the edge. Thoughts?
Asked by: Newbie
You are using the extension which is for a 20 gallon tank. The 10 gallon only requires the intake tube and bottom strainer. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

LED Kit 20 replacement light

Do you sell just the LED light fixture itself for the LED kit 20?
Asked by: Hockeyman55
Yes, that is called the LED Aquarium Light and is sold separately through a number of online vendors, as well as Petsmart and Petco. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

How full do I fill up a 10 gallon led tank?

Got about 3/4 now but has moisture around top, not pretty.
Asked by: bianca
All fish tanks should be filled to just below the top frame of the tank, so you cannot see water deposits, hear a lot of splashing or even see a water line. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2013-10-22

I just got the 10 gallon kit. The Bio-Wheel filter motor is very loud - can I use a quieter filter,;what do you revommend? 2. Heater: only as need?

The heater heated the water to 85 degrees - not sure how to adjust down - Pet store told me 74 to 78 degrees for freshwater tank this size. Can I just use it as needed to bring temp up? Also kit seemed unopened, but did NOT contain thermometer!
Asked by: julier
Answered my own Q! Found Adjuster. Store gave me free thermometer and traded filter to Aqueon Quiet Flow 10.
Answered by: julier
Date published: 2013-10-22

Can these tanks be drilled?

I have a 20 gallon tank from these kits that I am going to convert from fresh to salt and was wondering if the back panel on the tank is tempered, or if it can be drilled (I know it voids the warranty).
Asked by: darimolavi
It is tempered glass there is a warning on the tank that says do not drill.
Answered by: TangLakeOkie
Date published: 2013-10-22
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Description  Aquarium Dimensions  # and Color of LEDs and Wattage  Total Watts  Total LUX  Lumens @ 12 " Filtration  Replacement Filter Cartridge  Heater 
LED Kit 10  20 x 10" x 12"
22 White/2 Blue .11W LEDs  2.42 460 165 Penguin 75
Rite Size A  Fully submersible, 50W 
LED Kit 20  24 x 12" x 16"
42 White/3 Blue .11W LEDs  4.62 990 310 Penguin 150  Rite Size B Fully submersible, 100W 
LED Kit 29  30 x 12" x 18"
42 White/3 Blue .11W LEDs  4.62 990 310 Penguin 200  Rite Size C Fully submersible, 200W 
LED Kit 37  30 x 12" x 24"
42 White/3 Blue .11W LEDs  4.62 990 310 Penguin 200  Rite Size C Fully submersible, 200W 
LED Kit 55  48 x 13" x 20"
84 White/6 Blue .11mW LEDs  9.02 990 620 Penguin 350  Rite Size C Fully submersible, 200W