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Top Fin® 2.5 Gal Retreat Aquarium

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This Top Fin Retreat Aquarium is a beautiful glass home for your fish. This glass tank features a removable light as well as a bright white LED fixture that creates a beautiful-looking underwater landscape. Only at PetSmart.

Features: Bright white LED fixture; Removable glass lid
Includes: 1 Tank
Intended For: Betta fish
Material: Glass
Color: Clear
Size: 2.5 Gallon

Instructions:
1. Place aquarium on a stable, sturdy surface away from heat, cold and direct sunlight. Use an aquarium heater, if needed, to maintain stable water temperatures.

2. Choose your favorite color gravel, or mix or match.

Condition water during set up and each water change. Water testing, water conditioner, and bacteria starter are keys to success. Let water sit for 4 hours before introducing fish.

Compliment your personal style and provide shelter for your fish.

Feed your fish with the appropriate type and amountof food.

Caution: Choose the appropriate quantity of compatible fish.

Thoroughly rinse gravel and decor. Do not use soap or detergent as they may harm fish.

Do not stack more than two high.

Top Fin® 2.5 Gal Retreat Aquarium
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Top Fin® 2.5 Gal Retreat Aquarium is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 56.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HAPPIEST BETTA DAD Bought this beauty 3 days ago. I can't even begin to tell you how happy my betta and I are. I lowered the flow valve and it seems to be suitable for my betta. This small and quiet filter (once turned down by pulling out the pump) is so great at removing debris and clearing the water! I added a submersible betta heater that fits perfectly in with the pump and filter media. One word of advice is to also buy some bio media to coat in helpful bacteria and throw in the back as well to ensure nitrite and ammonia levels are at a consistent nontoxic level. With these small adjustments and additions. I am so enthused to say I am a proud betta dad. His name is Aubrey! Hope you find this review helpful.
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cute little aquarium for a betta I had a couple small-ish acrylic aquariums which were nice but they tend to get cloudy looking after a while since they scratch easily. I wanted a small glass aquarium. This fits the bill. I would only put a betta in here with a little heater. The pump is plug and play.You just pull the cords out of the back and plug it in (once it is filled of course).There is room for a little heater next to the pump. It is nice and sleek looking and pretty simple. My only gripe is that it is a little cheaply made. The cover doesn't seem as secure as I'd like it and the filter compartment cover sits a little awkwardly. I have a cat that will probably figure out how to open it but it hasn't been an issue so far.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing tank for a betta! I bought this tank a few days ago and I am in LOVE! When you get the tank and set it up the flow is super strong. You can actually adjust the flow by taking out the intake pipe and lifting it up and accessing the motor, and then slide the dial to whatever flow you find to be right. The LED lighting is beautiful and the design is amazing! I bought this for $30 on Black Friday. Super great deal! :)
Date published: 2016-11-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dead pump after 6 months If the pump dies, you're out of luck!!! There's no replacement for a pump that small. Top Fin made by PetSmart so there's no website you could find a replacement on. Most pumps, this small, are made for tanks 4 gallons and larger. Which means if you find a pump small enough to fit, the pump is much too powerful which will ultimately be too strong of a flow. Also, it'll make your small tank vibrate. The worst part, if you find a replacement pump that is small enough, it won't work for your tank. It needs to be slender enough to have the tube connect to. If not, you have to figure out a way to jimmy it in there. It's disheartening to have anything break in this tank so there's no replacement pieces for it. Luckily I was able to find a pump on Amazon but I've run into the situation above. Hopefully your pump doesn't die after 6 months.
Date published: 2017-05-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great little tank, needs clearer instructions This little tank is absolutely perfect for my newest betta, and I'm looking at getting a couple more for my others so I can take down their 10 gallon tank (don't worry, they're separated so they can't get to each other). Super easy to set up, pretty roomy for being so small, and nice bright LED light with touch sensor instead of a switch or button. I also like the small cutout in the lid corner; makes feeding very quick and simple when you don't have to always remove the whole lid. And my betta likes to build his bubble nests right under it, so he must like it, too xD My only complaint is that I wasn't aware the pump flow could be adjusted until a couple weeks after I set it all up. The only way I noticed this was seeing an odd little bump all the way down on the filter motor and noticing the suction cup feet. Well, those must mean it's able to be taken out of the housing, right? Thankfully, I was right so I didn't break anything, and sure enough that little bump was the flow control. My betta is now much happier not getting blown around, and I'm much happier not having to unplug the filter cord to give him a little relief. I also wish there was a nightlight option (like another touch sensor with a moon icon or something?), but for about $30 I'm more than happy with it, especially once I discovered the flow switch.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Aquarium is "ALMOST" perfect I had this aquarium for about 4 months now and doing another review on this. Usually people would have to wait about 3 months to find the problems within the aquarium. Honestly I never had a problem with this aquarium. Its just so good. The design of this aquarium is perfect and goes on my desk very well. The lights are good, has a sensor touch and has very nice beautiful leds that still works wonders! It has this gray oval shape at the back back where you can hide your heater and the filter! The filter is OK i guess, its actually really quiet and very pleased with it, but the flow is way to strong, so take out the filter and there with be a switch to adjust to flow to the lowest (which works fine now). The only problems with the filter is that it isn't just that productive like these other powerful filters i have, it doesn't really pick up the bad stuff from the aquarium, it just filters the water mostly. But i am okay with it, i still clean it every week. To clean the aquarium is very easy the i do it, takes me a simple 15 minutes and i'm done. Anyways this aquarium is amazing, the only thing i warn you about, TopFin is a pet-smart brand. Meaning they don't really build products very accurately as other major brands do. I had to buy three of these and choose which one is the best of them. The first one was wobbly and wasn't stable, the second one had glass scratched, but the third one was perfect, so yeah. Buy three first and see which one is the best and return the rest. Also the filter cartilages are quite expensive. 2 filter cartilages for 5$, a little bit of a ripoff! Anyways, This specific aquarium I got is very nice, and since I got it for 25$ on black Friday its pretty good! pros: easy to clean Nice design Glass Made Very beautiful lights Quiet Filter Have space to hide accessories A nice glass lid to protect your surroundings! Cons: Filter not as productive as it should be Filter cartilages very expensive to get To be honest, 4.5 stars here
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks great, easy set up for beginner. Happy Betta I bought this yesterday. The instructions for assemby were basically one drawing of all of the components, but it was easy enough to figure out. The pump and the output nozzle ARE adjustable even if that is not mentioned in the pamphlet. I have it on the lowest setting, but I felt it was still a little strong so I placed a couple of plastic plants in front of the intake (only partly blocking it) and turned the output nozzle so as to create an inconsistent current and my betta seems happy and active without getting pushed around the tank. Also, the pump is very quiet- it was quieter on the highest setting, but still very quiet and mellow on the lowest setting. The touch sense light is great, the glass lid covers the majority of the top of the tank with a little gap around the edges (plenty of air for Fishie). The lid is heavy enough to keep out the cats but light enough and easy to remove. My favorite part is how doggone nice the glass tank looks, and it was a great price (I got $10 off by using my petsmart card thingy, so it was only $40). It is almost a cube, the base 8"w and 10" deep. It is exactly what I wanted. Definitely worth the extra $15 for the nice glass tank over a plastic one. Oh! I was also able to hide the heaterm in the back With the pump!
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great, small, attracive I am in love with this tank, though I will admit that I was a bit nervous about it for the first couple weeks. Firstly, I bought it for a beta fish after seeing positive reviews as a beta home. However, nothing in the directions said anything about being able to turn down the output on the pump.... at full speed (the default), it was far too strong for my beta. It took a lot of digging around online to realize that you could turn down the strength. I have found that about halfway was a good compromise... strong enough to filter efficiently, but low enough to keep my beta comfortable and happy. Secondly, I had a problem with keeping the tank water clear for the first several weeks, regardless of what level I used on the pump. It seems that the issue is the filter cartridge. I wasn't very pleased with the results using the type of filter that came with the tank. No matter how often I changed the water, type/amount of fish food, type of live plants, pH level, etc.... the water was getting cloudy and green so quickly. However, I took a chance and bought the loose activated charcoal and the large "fill it yourself" bags... it only took one cycle of using one of these before the water stayed crystal clear. My beta and I are both in love with the little tank now!!
Date published: 2017-09-04
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is the light that comes with the tank full spectrum LED and is it capable of growing plants.

Asked by: dcline007
Yes - The LED is powerful enough to grow Anubia, Java moss, Lotus bulb, Hygrophila, etc. The LED is on for 4-6 hours a day. I also add fertilizers & Flourish. The betta seems to appreciate the broad Anubia leaves to rest upon.
Answered by: zencat
Date published: 2018-05-16

The pump is no longer working and I can’t find a replacement. What do I do? 

Asked by: Betta is life
Call petsmart see if there’s a warranty 
Answered by: Chellebelle127
Date published: 2018-03-15

Can the gray panel and filter be removed? Thinking about using with an HOB filter I already have.

Asked by: Dee M
I don’t think so, it seems it’s attached to the glass
Answered by: Chellebelle127
Date published: 2018-05-03

Will a small heater fit inside the filter area? to hide it.

Asked by: amyspark63
Yes, I bought the beta heater tht is auto set to 77 and it fits in the back w the pump 
Answered by: Chellebelle127
Date published: 2018-04-22

I turned the filter to the lowest setting but it still seems a little strong for my betta. I don’t want to stress him out, but I’m concerned the water will get dirty fast. Will the filter be okay for him?

Asked by: Jkoann
You can take a small piece of filter sponge and shove it into the output nozzle to cut the flow down.
Answered by: StormyJ
Date published: 2018-05-28

Doe's it come equip with everything that's needed

Asked by: bell Debbie
The tank has a light, lid, pump, and filter cartridge. You will need to buy decorations, substrate, and a heater yourself.
Answered by: StormyJ
Date published: 2018-01-21

my tank gets steamy on the top glass of the tank. Idk why its doing that

Asked by: pooja
if you have a heater in the tank, like you should for a betta, its just the evaporation. its totally normal.
Answered by: LinkAndHisHuman
Date published: 2018-04-22

does this tank come with a filter?

Asked by: brooklyn123
Yes, it's enclosed in the back behind the gray curved piece.
Answered by: CatrinaW
Date published: 2018-01-18
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