Aqua One Fish Tanks

Aqua One Aquarium Reviews

Aqua One fish tanks were first launched in the UK in 2004. they quickly became an established name on the UK Aquatic scene.

With a diverse product range spanning nearly every aspect of Fish keeping from beginner to the experienced marine keeper, their aim is to become a one stop shop for all your fish keeping requirements including tanks.

Below are just some of the collections they currently stock in the Aqua One Fish Tanks range.

When you purchase Aqua One products you can expect to get the highest quality and reliability. We have a meticulous product testing procedure that we put each product through. This is to ensure that you are getting the best fish tank there is.

They are great for whether you want to establish your new aquarium or simply upgrade your current one. Not only is the quality great, but the fish tanks themselves are stylish and complement any decor in your home. This ensures your pet has the best possible environment for them to thrive in.

Aqua One Nano 🥇

This is another curved glass aquarium which allows for an uninterrupted viewing. It is a beautiful tank that will complement any home’s decor.

This particular set is a 55 litre 40 cm cube aquarium. There is a very easy to use the filter in the back which will house all of the technology. Should you decide you want to use this for tropical fish, a pro is that it has its own pump and heater that comes along with it. Not many aquariums offer this.

It is an award-winning aquarium that is stylish, functional, and very easy to keep up with. You can forgo the pump and heater and simply use this for cold water fish as it works well with them too.  ⬇️

Aqua One Aqua Nano 40 55L Complete Tropical Glass Aquarium Set, 40 cm
  • A curved glass aquarium set perfect for any home
  • Set includes glass 55 litre, 40cm cube aquarium with curved front corners and glass cover
  • Features a simple to use back filter which houses all the technoligy
  • Includes pump and heater for tropical use
  • 40 AquaNano 55l complete tropical glass aquarium set 40cm

AquaView 380

The AquaVue Aquarium Range – 380 – 480 – 580

This Aqua One fish tank is a beautiful aquarium that has rounded glass corners to allow for an uninterrupted viewing experience.

There is also a bow front and LED lighting, this means it is low energy which is always something to consider when purchasing an aquarium.

You do not want to run up your energy bill too much as this can get to be expensive. It has the technology to provide a proven trickle filter.

This aquarium was launched in 2015 and is good for marine, tropical and cold water fish. The set up for this tank is relatively easy and can be done with some assistance online.

You will want to be sure that you have a good place to set your aquarium first and foremost. This means an even surface that will be able to support the aquarium once it is filled with rocks and water.

It is important that you consider the dimensions of the tank to ensure that you have enough space for it wherever you decide to place it.

This particular tank is compact so it will be easier to find space for it, but there are certain fish you should not put in it because it is smaller.

An example of this would be angelfish as they are very territorial and aggressive.

A downside to this aquarium is that it is smaller, however, if you do not plan on getting a very big aquarium, then this is not an issue you will have to concern yourself with.

It is very stylish and has a lot of benefits that some feel would outweigh the bad. However, it all depends on what you are looking for out of a fish tank. ⬇️

AquaVue Aquarium Nano Fish Tank with Cabinet (AquaVue 380 28L)
  • Bow fronted aquarium with rounded corners for uninterrupted viewing angles
  • Perfect nano tank for tropical and freshwater setups
  • Equipped with low energy use LED lighting
  • Proven efficient trickle filter technology
  • Includes high quality cabinet with black / walnut reversible doors

AquaVue 480

This particular product allows for seamless viewing with curved glass corners. This aquarium can accommodate both freshwater and tropical fish. When shopping for a fish tank, you want to be sure that you think of everything, even the lighting.

This aquarium uses low energy LED lighting that beautifully lights up the aquarium as well as technology that provides an efficient trickle filter. This ensures that your fish tank always has clear water.

It is important to consider how easy it is to clean your aquarium when you go to purchase one. This Aqua One fish tank has media cartridges that are very easy to clean and also assist in breaking down the fish waste as well as maintaining the water quality. The lid is hinged which allows you to easily open the flap for daily feedings. You can easily add a heater which will allow for tropical fish.

Things to consider when purchasing this aquarium is there have been reports of the lamination not being of the best quality and the wooden effect peeling off. In addition to this, it is a tall cabinet with no shelves. So if you are looking for an aquarium that will double as a storage area, then this may not be the one for you.

We recommended that you consider the pros and cons stated about this aquarium and decide based on what you need versus what you want out of an aquarium. There is the perfect aquarium out there for you, but you will first need to decide what aspects of it you absolutely have to have versus things you would like to have.

This will help you find an aquarium that suits both you and your pet’s needs. ⬇️

AquaVue Aquarium Nano Fish Tank with Cabinet (AquaVue 480 48L)
  • Bow fronted aquarium with rounded corners for uninterrupted viewing angles
  • Perfect nano tank for tropical and freshwater setups
  • Equipped with low energy use LED lighting
  • Proven efficient trickle filter technology
  • Includes high quality cabinet with black / walnut reversible doors

Aqua One EcoStyle

This aquarium is perfect for those who are just starting out in owning a fish tank. There is a trickle filter along with a circulation pump that goes along with this aquarium. This tank also includes LED lighting, which of course is low energy, something that is worth considering when making an aquarium purchase. A downside is that this aquarium does not come with its own heater should you want to use it for tropical fish. However, if coldwater fish is your goal, then you would not need to worry about this.

This is a very easy to maintain aquarium, this is an important aspect to consider when purchasing a fish tank. Some aquariums are high maintenance and will require a lot of work to keep them maintained. If you have the time and the patience to do so, then this wouldn’t be an issue. However, first-timers and those who are busier would require a fish tank that will be easier to keep up with.

Purchasing an aquarium can be an overwhelming experience. There are a lot of factors to consider and aspects to think about. However, it is not impossible to find the perfect fish tank for your needs. We are dedicated to helping you find the best fish tank that will suit both you and your pets. For further information on buying, please visit our fish tank buyers guide. ⬇️

Aqua One EcoStyle 32 14L Glass Aquarium, 32 x 21 x 33 cm, Black
  • The perfect starter aquarium for young and old
  • Aquarium set includes a trickle filter and circulation pump
  • Led lighting provides safe and suitable lighting
  • Add a aquarium heater for a tropical set up
  • 32 EcoStyle 14l glass aquarium 32x21x33cm (black)

The Aqua One 320

This is a 28 litre tank part of the Start collection meant for beginners in fish keeping or those looking for something that does not require a large amount of maintenance.

Only available in black the Aqua One 320 measures 33cm (w) x 30cm (d) x 38cm (h) and comes with a PL (Phillips Lighting) lamp built into the hood. There is also a matching cabinet for this tank with the same dimensions other than height which is 70cm.

The Aqua One 320 can hold around 9 tropical and 4 cold water fish based on them being around 3cm as adults.

This tank is not suitable for marine fish. This tank comes with an internal filter but no heating unit. Aqua One do manufacture their own range to fit every tank they make though. You have a choice of two heaters, the Aqua One thermometer (glass) or the thermosafe which are both suitable for tanks up to 100 litre.

The tank and accessories are simple to set up giving you a strong and sturdy fish tank set up that is easy to clean and maintain. It really is a perfect tank for beginners.

You can also buy a range of décor for your very first fish tank from Aqua One. Backgrounds, plants, floating rocks, caves, ornaments, natural wood, coral and gravel. You want it for your tank? Aqua One probably has it.

This is a great model for both price and customization, its not expensive in comparison to other tanks so it will give you a lot of options in how you want your aquarium to look when fully stocked.

The 320 is a nice tank for your child’s bedroom as it can be placed on a bedside cabinet which im sure your kid will love to watch when falling asleep.

The tank is only currently available to buy from stores in Australia although you may have some luck on classified websites.

The Aqua One 500

Starting at 65 litre tank part of the Start collection meant for beginners in fish keeping. Also part of the Start family are the 320 (28L) and the 340 (40L), although these are more square than the 500’s pronounced rectangular shape.

Only available in black the Aqua One 500 measures 50cm (w) x 34 cm (d) x 49cm (h) and comes with a PL (Phillips Lighting) lamp built into the hood. There is also a matching cabinet for around £70 for this tank with the same dimensions other than height which is 72cm.

Costing around £110 the Aqua One 500 can hold around 21 tropical and 10 cold water fish based on them being around 3cm as adults. For marine you should have 3 inch of fish for every square foot of tank.

This tank does not come with a filter or heating unit but they do manufacture their own range to fit every tank they make. Filter wise you will something like the Aqua One Maxi 102F filtration system which is suitable for tanks up to 75 litre in capacity. Heater wise you have a choice of two, the Aqua One thermometer (glass) or the thermosafe which are both suitable for tanks up to 100 litre.

The tank and accessories are simple to set up giving you a strong and sturdy fish tank set up that is easy to clean and maintain. It really is a perfect tank for beginners.

The Aqua One 620

The Aqua One 620 and 620T

is the smallest tank in the Style range. Constructed in high quality floated glass for maximum clarity and strength the curved glass to the corners provides seamless viewing.

Available in black and silver the 90 litre Aqua One 620 tank measures 62cm (w) x 38cm (d) x 53cm (h). It has a matching two door oak cabinet with either black or white doors and is available to buy separately. Measurements for the cabinet are the same as the tank except it is 72cm tall.

The lighting in this tank is dual spectrum T5 PL and is located in the hood of the tank. It provides adequate lighting for your aquarium however if you would like to upgrade then you can find a few options online which will work well without much effort.

Filtration wise this tank uses a wet and dry system that is far more capable than internal filters. Found in the hood it provides a higher oxygen intake and to clean it all you do is open the hood, switch off the pump and remove the media cartridge and clean. You don’t even have to get your hands wet.

Cost wise the Aqua One 620 is available for around £160 and can hold up to 30 tropical fish and 15 cold water fish based on a 3cm adult length. Number of marine fish would be 3 inch of fish per square foot of tank.

As with the other Aqua One models this tank and cabinet does not come with a printed manual. Instead you must visit this link here and download the online PDF file, if you have access to a printer then we would recommend printing off a copy as this makes it easier to follow when building your new fish tank.

The Aqua One 620 T

The larger version of the 620 tank in the Style range. Constructed in high quality floated glass for maximum clarity and strength the curved glass to the corners provides seamless viewing. this is not a small tank, its the type that can be the center piece of any room or office its placed in.

Available in black and silver the 130 litre Aqua One 620 tank measures 62cm (w) x 38cm (d) x 72cm (h). It has a matching two door with either black or white doors and is available to buy separately. Measurements for the cabinet are the same as the tank.

The lighting in this tank is dual spectrum T5 PL and is located in the hood of the tank.

Filtration wise this tank uses a wet and dry system that is far more capable than internal filters. Found in the hood it provides a higher oxygen intake and to clean it all you do is open the hood, switch off the pump and remove the media cartridge and clean. You don’t even have to get your hands wet. Extremely easy and loved by a lot of fish keeping hobbyists.

Cost wise the Aqua One 620T is available for around £210 and can hold up to 43 tropical fish and 21 cold water fish based on a 3cm adult length. Number of marine fish would be 3 inch of fish per square foot of tank. We would recommend taking some time planning on which stock you would like for a tank as large is this as once its filled you wont want to change things around too much.

Again, like other aqua one series tanks no printed manual is included so if you are looking for the online PDF please click here

The Aqua One Style 850

is part of the Style range. Constructed in high quality floated glass for maximum clarity and strength the curved glass to the corners provides seamless viewing.

Available in black and white the 165 litre Aqua One 850 tank measures 84cm (w) x 44cm (d) x 58cm (h). It has a matching two door oak cabinet with either black or white doors and is available to buy separately. Measurements for the cabinet are the same as the tank except it is 72cm tall.

The lighting in this tank is reflector lighting with 2 x 25 watt and 1 x 20 watt light. This is located in the tanks hood and gives off enough light to properly illuminate your fishes enviroment.

Filtration wise this tank uses a wet and dry system that is far more capable than internal filters. Found in the hood it provides a higher oxygen intake and a dry hand way of cleaning. All you do is open the hood, switch off the pump and remove the media cartridge and clean.

Cost wise the Aqua One 850 is available for around £239 and can hold up to 55 tropical fish and 27 cold water fish based on a 3cm adult length. Number of marine fish would be 3 inch of fish per square foot of tank. Second hand deals can be had easily online, you will find the average price being round £170+ depending on condition.

The only problem with this tank is that it does not come with any instructions so you will have to visit their website to download the online manual. The 850 is a great sized tank for those who are experienced in looking after fish tanks as 55 fish is a rather large amount to look after and maintain. Those who are new to the hobby we would recommend looking at a smaller fish tank.

The Aqua One 980

is part of a range that says it all – style. With contemporary visual appeal, great build quality, curved glass to the corners and the highly efficient wet and dry filtration system the 980 will take some beating.

Available in black and silver the 215 litre Aqua One 980 tank measures 99cm (w) x 47cm (d) x 60cm (h) and has a matching two door cabinet available to buy separately. Measurements for this are as the tank except it is 76cm tall.

Lighting is supplied with the dual spectrum T5 PL (phillips lighting) which comes with 2 x 30 watt and 1 x 25 watt strip light. Lighting is built into the hood.

Filtration wise this tank uses a wet and dry system that is far more capable than internal filters. Found in the hood it provides a higher oxygen intake and a dry hand way of cleaning. All you do is open the hood, switch off the pump and remove the media cartridge and clean.

Cost wise the Aqua One 980 is available for around £300 new and can hold up to 71 tropical fish and 35 cold water fish based on a 3cm adult length. Number of marine fish would be 3 inch of fish per square foot of tank. If you are looking to pick up a deal, you could pick up a second hand tank with everything included for under £300, the only downfall to this is arranging delivery to your home address.

The only downside to this tank is that it does not come with any instructions and unless you know that you can download them directly from the Aqua One website, it could be very frustrating. Click here to download the set up guide.

We recommend buying an official cabinet for your new Aqua One 980 tank, a good place to look is second hand websites like gumtree, ebay or your local fish store classifieds.

The Aqua One Reef 300

Is part of the Reef collection which has been purpose designed and built as salt water tanks.

This 300 litre tank is made of plastic, glass and alloy to ensure it is impervious to the effects of salt.

Available in black and white the Aqua One Reef 300 measures 102cm (w) x 52cm (d) x 73cm (h) and is absolutely stunning with its white opti glass and chic styling together with a matching two handled cabinet.

This tank comes complete with: built in sump, pipe work, filtration media, heart, protein skimmer, circulation pump and Quadrolite 4 tube T5 lighting system.

If you plan on using the Aqua One Reef 300 as a marine tank there are lots of beautiful marine fish out there such as: the sunset butterfly fish, the jewelled moray eel, Antennata Lionfish and the marine Betta.

You can have 3 inch of marine fish for every square foot of tank. At just under 8 foot square this is around 31 3 inch fish in this particular tank. Used as a general tropical tank it would hold around 100 fish and as a cold water tank 50.

Aqua One also sell a fantastic range of décor for your fish tank including: vibrance plants, floating rocks, plant life, stones, corals, gravel, caves, ornaments, natural wood and backgrounds. Décor matched well with your fish will make your reef 300 a beautiful display.

It also benefits the fish to have hiding places, plants to nibble on and rocks to rest on.

The Aqua One UFO 550

really does look like something from the space age. Closely resembling the look of a flat screen television, it is actually a space saving corner fish tank. Measuring 86cm (w) x 55cm (d) x 62cm (h) it will comfortably look at home even in the smallest of rooms.

This tank is fitted with the wet and dry filtration system which is located in the slim line hood reserving more space in the tank for fish. It also being an external filter has a higher intake of oxygen making it more efficient than internal filters.

It does not come with a heater so if you are going for a tropical tank you will need to buy either the thermosafe or glass thermometer suitable for a 100 litre tank. A 100 litre tank will have the capacity for 33 tropical and 15 cold water fish. This is based on adult fish of 3cm.

To go with the sci-fi looks of the Aqua One UFO 550 you could opt to go for a space age themed décor. You can do this by choosing Aqua one caves, vibrant plants and floating rocks.

The caves are available in rounded marble and granite and square granite. They come in several sizes and look fantastic stacked. To go with the stone and space theme you could then add the floating rocks available in small, medium and large.

These attach to the bottom of your tank with a suction cup and due to invisible wires really do appear to be defying gravity. Finally add some vibrant colour in the form of bright orange, blue, purple, yellow, red and pink vibrant plants.

Buy this tank and you really will be the envy of all your fish keeping friends. This tank and cabinet are not the cheapest option but certainly one of the most stunning options available.

Aqua One Internal Filters

Aqua One FiltersAqua One has two ranges of filters in both external and internal filtration systems.

All you have to do is pick the most suitable for you. Aqua One Filters Internal Filters and Aqua One Filters Maxi Internal Filters.

Internal filters are generally cheaper and run quieter as they are placed inside a body of water, however if your tank is small then you may find yourself trying to balance having a nice looking tank versus a bare minimum glass tank.

A lot of fish owners actually prefer to use an external filter as they can install it out of side either inside their cabinet or around the back on the floor.

We will take a look at some of the features, sizes and power outputs for the various aqua one internal filters currently available online.

  • Reliable and silent
  • Completely submersible
  • Economical
  • High quality filtration
MODEL UP TO (LITRES) HEIGHT OF UNIT MAX FLOW RATE
101f 55 16 350 L/hr
102f 75 23 450 L/hr
103f 100 28.5 960 L/hr
104f 180 33.5 1480 L/hr

Moray Internal Filters 

Aqua One Moray 320 Internal Filter 320L/hr with Three Chamber
  • Mechanical and biological multi stage filtration system with high quality media
  • Media includes carbon, ceramic and foam stages
  • Adjustable flow rate
  • Dual outlets top and bottom of filter can be adjusted to suit
  • Moray 320 internal filter 320l/hr 3 chamber
  • Silent running
  • Adjustable flow return
  • Mechanical, chemical and biological filtration
  • 3 year guarantee
MODEL UP TO (LITRES) CHAMBERS HEIGHT OF UNIT FLOW RATE
320 100 3 29 320 L/hr
320L 150 4 34 320 L/hr
700 200 3 35.5 700 L/hr
700L 250 4 42.5 700 L/hr

Ocellaris Pressurised Canister Filters 

Aqua One Ocellaris 850 Canister Filter
  • High quality external filter
  • All media included
  • Quick release tap system
  • Easy start manual primer
  • Ocellaris 850 canister filter
  • Quiet and energy efficient
  • Powerful
  • Pressurised filter
  • Quick release tap
  • Fast, easy and mess free filter maintenance
MODEL UP TO (LITRES) MAX FLOW RATE
400 60-100 400 L/HR
850 150-250 850 L/HR
1400 250-400 1400 L/hr
850uv 150-250 850 L/hr
1400uv 250-400 1400 L/hr
3000uv 400-600 3000 L/hr

Aquis Pro External Filters

  • Professional quality
  • Biological filter media
  • Quiet, energy efficient, powerful
  • 3 year guarantee
  • Easy start primer for simple installation
  • Quick release hose for simple, quick, mess free maintenance
MODEL UP TO (LITRES) MAX FLOW RATE
550 60-120 550 L/hr
750 100-200 50 L/hr
1050 200-350 1250 L/hr
1250 300-600 1400 L/hr

With the information above you should be able to make an informed decision on which one is best for you. If you are still unsure then we would recommend talking with a fish specialist perhaps in your local store or one of the great large communities online.

Aqua One External Filters

Aqua One External FilterA fish tank whilst made as natural as possible is always going to be an artificial home for your fish. This means that they are always going to need technological help to do what free running water would in a fish’s natural environment. Thankfully the Aqua One External Filter makes the job of creating a “natural” environment easy.

Filters are that technological aid that will maintain healthy water conditions where your fish can survive and flourish. It will also remove waste and break it down stopping it from becoming potentially toxic.

There are two types differnt models when you are looking to buy a Aqua One external filter. The first is the Ocellaris pressurised canister filter. Available to suit most fish tanks they are quiet, energy-efficient and powerful. For easy, fast and mess free maintenance they are fitted with a quick release tap. The models available are as follows:

MODEL UP TO (LITRES) MAX FLOW RATE
400 60-100 400 L/hr
850 150-250 850 L/hr
1400 250-400 1400 L/hr
850UV 150-250 850 L/hr
1400UV 250-400 1400 L/hr
3000UV 400-600 3000 L/hr

The second type of Aqua One filters is the Aqua Pro external filter. This filter is of professional quality with a filtration system that includes a superior biological filter media. With its easy start primer for easy installation and its quick start without spills it is an excellent choice. It also comes with a quick release hose for efficient, quick and mess free maintenance. A 3 year guarantee is also included. The models available are as follows:

MODEL UP TO (LITRES) MAX FLOW RATE
550 60-120 550 L/hr
750 100-200 650 L/hr
1050 200-350 1250 L/hr
1250 300-600 1400 L/hr

Having the correct filter for your Aqua One fish tank is important for your fishes health and we recommend you take the time to get the correct model for your aquarium. Having to change out filters midway through stocking your tank can be a real pain and take away from the enjoyment from owning your own small. We hope the information above will help guide you to buying the correct filter, if you need any more information please feel free to email our team for assistance.

 

Last update on 2019-11-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API