Classic and Pillar Aquarium Kits

Product No. ML90562-01
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Small fish aquarium kits perfect for a starter aquarium.

Marineland’s Classic and Pillar Aquarium Kits are the first choice for style, design and functionality. A single low voltage adapter powers the filter and the LED lights. Each aquarium kit has both bright white and soft blue LEDs for a daylight and moonlight effect. Easy to use and effective at keeping the aquarium water healthy, these kits provide everything you need to be a successful fishkeeper 

The Classic Aquarium Kit includes: 

  • 4 Gallon Rectangular Aquarium 
  • Hidden Low Voltage Penguin® BIO-Wheel® Filtration 
  • 9 - .33 White LEDs and 3 - .33 Blue LEDs 
  • Pedestal Base 
  • Filter Tower and Tower Cover 
  • Clear Feeding Cover 
  • Rite-Size A Filter Cartridge

The Pillar Aquarium Kit includes: 

  • 6 Gallon Cylindrical Aquarium 
  • Hidden Low Voltage Penguin BIO-Wheel Filtration 
  • 15 - .33 White LEDs and 3 - .33 Blue LEDs 
  • Pedestal Base 
  • Filter Tower and Tower Cover 
  • Clear Feeding Cover 
  • Rite-Size A Filter Cartridge 

Classic and Pillar Aquarium Kits is rated 3.3 out of 5 by 17.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gret little tank! Bought this tank after I purchased my wife a starter tank for Christmas. I hadn't kept fish in several years, but after setting up my wife's tank, I found this one on sale and decided to set up a second tank for her and myself. Great little tank! Easy to set up and maintain. Pump is very quiet and works perfectly. I recommend that anyone having problems with the pump simply read the startup instructions or watch a YouTube video on how to setup.
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice tank! Just got this installed and set up in about 1/2 an hour. Pretty easy setup although I'd recommend doing all the wiring before you fill it with water.I had quite a few 55 gal. saltwater tanks years ago. I was looking for a simple small system just to enjoy in my office.This seems to fit the bill and was inexpensive. You do have to make sure the siphon tube for the filter is seated all the way. You also have to fill the filter with water till it performs on its own.
Date published: 2016-10-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from picked this up for my daughter as a first tank only up and running for a few days but contrary to many of the reviews it was pretty smooth. agree the filter tower is a bit tricky but I love that it hides all the wires. once it is set up it seems not to need to be touched again so it was a one time issue. Great look and pretty quiet operation. The lights are a nice touch.
Date published: 2016-05-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wow, it looks gr... Darn, now what? I had this product up and running within an hour, it was so easy to put together. For some reason when i plugged in the power it took a while for the pump to start to work, but after twelve hours or so it stopped running. I disassembled and reassembled...nothing. Money not well spent. Very disappointing.
Date published: 2016-01-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Could become five stars, could go to 1. So I just purchased my tank today and have had the weirdest problem. I've set everything up but for some reason only when on the day light setting for the tank (6 gallon cylindrical) it will rattle quite frequently and the water level will go down inside the filter. This ONLY happens on the day light setting. When the light is on the night setting or off the filter runs amazingly. Tomorrow I will be going to try and sort things out with the company to see what I can do about it or get a replacement. If everything gets sorted out this will be an AMAZING tank, it looks great and runs smooth other then that. I've tried changing water levels in both the tank and filter, no changes on the rattling or anything.
Date published: 2015-09-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Classic 4 Gallon kit replaced after -1 year Got this for my daughter in September. The pump was kind of noisy from go, Water splashed out from under the lid over front and back and left minerals all over the tank, and swelled the stand. By March, blue leds cracked and shorted and pump/transformer burned out. For the price paid I am very disappointed.
Date published: 2015-03-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Shotty setup I would not recommend this tank. It looks nice but that is about the only plus. The way this tank is set up makes it very difficult to use. The lights are hard wired into the filter, if either of them stop working there is no easy fix. You have to contact company for a new filter or lid.
Date published: 2014-12-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bummed. The pillar was great for one year, then lost LEDs.
Date published: 2014-11-23
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I have the 6 gallon pillar tank and my lights have gone completely out. Can you email me information on how to buy the replacement light or light hood? I assume I have to buy the whole hood but couldn’t find it online. Thank you. 

Asked by: Minh
It is not sold separately. Just call 1-800-322-1266 for some help with these. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-04-09

I have the 6 gallon pillar tank and am trying to find a bio wheel replacement for the filter. Could you please tell me which bio wheel would fit it 

Asked by: Lbatton26
The bio wheel for the Penguin 100 fits it. http://www.marineland.com/Products/aquarium-parts/Filtration-Products-and-Skimmers/Penguin-Parts/BIO-Wheel-Parts-for-Penguins/BIO-Wheel-Assembly--Penguin-100B.aspx BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-03-26

I bought my daughter the 6 gallon cylinder kit for for Christmas a year ago (2016) and the led lights have been going out one by one. Now only the blue lights work once in a while. Can these be replaced? I've noticed a lot of reviews concerning this

Asked by: Rita66
Yes, although this is a discontinued item for the past couple of years, we do have replacement lights available. Please call 1-800-526-0650 for assistance with this, and tell them I sent you. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-03-16

We have classic 4 gal. take. Motorized Filter died and we need to find the replacement

Asked by: Alexandra M
We first recommend removing the impeller and cleaning it and the motor. If there is no sound after all of this has been cleaned, the filter that was modified for this tank was the Penguin 100. These are sold through most local fish stores, as well as Amazon.com and other online vendors. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-03-05

What are the dimensions of this tank? Gallons? Height? Width in diameter?

Asked by: KAREN75
15”D x 12.5”W x 18.75”H are the dimensions for the Pillar. 12.5”D x 13.75”W x 13.85”H are the dimensions for the Classic. Both are discontinued. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-01-12

What is the part # for the magnetic impeller for the 6gal cylinder tank? Ours is rubbing in the housing and the rubber ends are coming loose. 

Asked by: Kofish
It is PRIM100B, the same as the impeller for the Penguin 100 power filter. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-01-08

My filter just stopped working. I can hear sound so it's running just not working. How to do I find out what's wrong with it?

Asked by: Cndasrenee
Most likely it is clogged and needs cleaning. Unplug the filter, remove the intake tube and pull out the piece it slides into as well. You want to clean the impeller and the well of the motor, in particular. Call if you need additional help - 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-10-17

Where can I purchase a replacement filter and power cable for the 6gallon pillar? The original filter went out about a year ago, was replaced with a HOB, then shortly after that we broke down the tank. I'd like to get it up and running again. Thank you

Asked by: Dev123
We do not sell such items separately, unfortunately, and this tank has been discontinued for a few years now. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-09-19
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 Classic Kit Manual

  Classic Quick Set Up Guide

Description Approximate Gallons # and Color of LEDs and Wattage Total Watts Total LUX @12" Total Lumens Filtration Replacement Filter Cartridge
Marineland Classic Aquarium Kit 4 9 - .33 Watt White LEDs/
3 - .33 Watt Blue LEDs
4 Watts 390 129 Penguin 100 BIO-Wheel  Rite Size A

 

 Pillar Kit Manual


Description Approximate Gallons # and Color of LEDs and Wattage Total Watts Total LUX @12" Total Lumens Filtration Replacement Filter Cartridge
Marineland Pillar Aquarium Kit 6

15 - .33 Watt White LEDs/
3 - .33 Watt Blue LEDs

6 Watts 660 215 Penguin 100 BIO-Wheel  Rite Size A