This high quality Aqueon / All Glass 10037 tank is made entirely of glass providing at 37 gallons is a great way to start your next to start your next aquarium. This simple, modern rectangular aquarium made of premium, strong glass is available in black or oak trim allowing you the choice the customise your tank. It is slightly smaller than a standard 40 gallon tank but still provides extensive and tranquil views through the large glass panes and offers plenty of space making it extremely versatile.
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Aqueon Aquariums also employ one piece centre braced frames to prevent glass bowing increasing the lifespan and quality of the product through structural strength. These features make the tank easy to setup, maintain and suitable for a variety of applications including freshwater, marine, reef and planted setups. The tank itself is very reasonably priced and good value for money however it doesn’t include a hood or lighting although these can be purchased separately to suit your needs.
The tank is also quite large with dimensions of 30.2″ wide x 12.5″ deep x 22.8″ high and a total weight of around 46 pounds. As a result it may be harder to clean than smaller tanks with some customers reporting it difficult to reach into the bottom of the tank during cleaning and rearranging although this a downside with all larger aquariums.
Overall, Aqueon Aquariums have produced an outstanding and high quality tank which is create for beginners and professionals alike and would be a fantastic investment for any aquatic fanatic. Check availability and purchase the All Glass / Aqueon 37 Gallon AAG10037 tank here.
The Grreat Choice 40 Gallon Aquarium is ideal for those on a budget looking to get started with a larger tank. Being 18.2” Long 36.3” Wide and 16.8” this glass tank is technically classed as a large breeder. With the bottom being made from tempered and the main panels is standard glass this is ideal for those looking to start with a saltwater aquarium then potentially drill and start a nano reef.
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When buying this tank you can be reassured of its quality by the limited life time guarantee, double sealed silicone joins and black plastic supports. Many users of this Grreat Choice 40 Gal Aquarium have commented on the high quality and strength of glass continuing to mention visibility and the build.
To get started you just need to add filtration, gravel, pump, heater and thermostat (if you would like a marine setup), cleaning tools, dechlorination and a chemical test kit. Being a glass setup it is unlikely to scratch and can marks can be polished out as needs be. So if you are looking for a medium sized glass 40 gallon aquarium on a budget with room to progress your fish keeping skills that tank is truly a Grreat Choice! Check stock and availability online here.
The Marineland 38 gallon starter kit is the perfect piece for beginner aquarists looking for a medium-large size aquarium which includes everything one needs to start a simple setup. The aquarium is 38 gallons in volume, slightly smaller than the standard 40 gallon offerings available with dimensions of 32 x 17 x 26 inches making it perfect for most locations.
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The tank itself is made of glass with a curved glass front making for spectacular viewing surrounded by a black frame creating a strong, sturdy and durable structure. Also included are all the basic accessories a novice aquarium owner will need for sound daily operations of the aquarium. These are a Penguin BIO-Wheel filter, a great small beginners filter to ensure clean water built for a tank of this size. Similarly a net, glass canopy and LED lights are also combined in this spectacular package which are all necessities for any fish or aquarium owner. All of these extras are included with the tank for an extremely low price providing excellent value without the product quality being compromised.
This innovative package by Marineland has also been well received by aquarium owners worldwide. This is because the Marine 38 gallon starter kit includes everything one needs to to get started in the aquarium world at a much cheaper cost than purchasing a tank and accessories individually making it great value for money. Therefore, this tank is great for beginners and would have to be one of Marineland’s best and most comprehensive medium-large sized tanks on the market. It provides a great, versatile set up suitable for both freshwater and saltwater varieties that would look great in any household. For more information, to check latest price and availability click here.
SeaClear offer a Junior Executive Aquarium kit providing everything needed to get set with a 40 gallon aquarium. Well reviewed and loved by tank owners this 40 gal tank hits the spot being made from acrylic rather than glass it is light weight, provides a clear and bright view than the standard material. Being manufactured by a supplier renowned for quality SeaClear deliver beautiful tank supplied with a complete setup include a power filter, tank hood, a selection of plastic plants, fish net, food and water condition backed by a limited lifetime guarantee.
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Available in three colors, clear, black and cobalt blue you can choose a tank that suites your décor. Whilst created as an entrée level kit this SeaClear 40 gallon regular rectangular tank can easily be amended in future to suit reef or marine applications through drilling to fit a stump although as it stands this tank is ideal for fresh and salt water applications. All you need to add to get going is gravel and some fish!
This tank stands at 36” Long x 15” Wide x 16” High and being molded acrylic no support bars or black sealant to obscure aquatic views. As described in our Glass vs Acrylic post Acrylic has no tint thus improving viewing clarity, reduces weight and is stronger making ideal around children and other pets.
Overall this SeaClear Junior Executive 40 Gallon Tank Kit offers great value for money for those looking to get started with a medium to large sized aquarium from a reputable manufacturer.
This Sea Clear 40 Gallon Acrylic Aquarium stands at 36” wide, 15” long and 16” high, available in two colors; suites reef, marine, salt and fresh water aquatics. Sea Clear Tanks are renowned for quality, selling some of the best aquariums on the market, to back this up a limited life time guarantee is included against leakage and provided with an aquarium lid with a 24” UL fluorescent lighting hood (compatible T8 or T12 fluorescent tubes).
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Acrylic aquariums are ideal for warm marine aquatics as the thermal retention is far better than that of Glass similarly, as per our Glass vs Acrylic discussion, users can quite easily drill to fit heating and filtration customizing without the risks of cracking / breaking glass. Most people believe acrylic tends to discolor with the material having progressed it no longer clouds, instead most users report the clarity of the Sea Clear 40 tank to better than glass as it tends not to distort. SeaClear molecular bond and heat polish their edges together to retain strength and prevent any possible fractures, cracks or breaks at the seams.
One word of warning with an Acrylic aquarium use a plastic algae scraper, rather than a metal one, to prevent scratching the acrylic and attempt to keep coral away from the acrylic. Blemishes can easily be buffed out although will require some elbow grease.
This SeaClear 40 Gallon Aquarium is good value for money when compared to other acrylic aquariums albeit a more expensive than its glass counter-parts. A good quality hood is provided although with the introduction of LED lighting, and the ability to change the color temperature, many experienced aquatic hobbyists have chosen to upgrade it. Backed by a quality brand name and reassured by a life time guarantee, if you are looking for a medium sized aquarium this SeaClear acrylic tank ticks most of the boxes. Check availability at Amazon.