Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium 165 ltrs

A complete 165-litre aquarium kit with contemporary cabinet

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  • Modern 165l cube aquarium with dedicated cabinet
  • Complete kit comes with filter, heater, LED light and more
  • Aquarium dimensions: 55 x 55 x 65cm
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Bought this Swell Orinoco online, the price was extremely competitive with free delivery and the delivery time was excellent. Came very well protected and packed on a pallet...I cannot praise Swell customer support highly enough.

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What is this Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium?

The Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium is a freshwater fish tank that has been designed with both beginners and seasoned hobbyists in mind. Its sleek and stylish design gives it a modern look that makes it the perfect showpiece for your kitchen, sitting room, or other living space.

It comes with all the equipment you'll need to get started too, including a built-in, multi-layered filtration system, an energy-efficient LED light, a heater, and more.

A dedicated cabinet also comes included with this aquarium kit. This cabinet not only complements the aquarium's sleek design, but offers strong and stable support too, as well as a large amount of storage space for additional external filters, aquarium cleaning kits, fish food, and other fishkeeping essentials.

What's included in this aquarium kit?

The Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium is packed with equipment to get you started on your fishkeeping journey. Included in this set are the following items:

  • An 8mm-thick glass fish tank with ultra-clear, easy-to-clean viewing panels.
  • A sturdy cabinet with ergonomic door handles and a huge amount of storage space.
  • A built-in, high-volume filtration system packed with several layers of mechanical and biological media.
  • A 1000lph pump that powers your filtration system and keeps your water clear.
  • A 200w Aqua One heater, capable of maintaining tropical temperatures in aquariums of this size.
  • An energy-efficient, 28w LED strip light that slots into the lid and provides your aquarium with even light coverage.
  • A stick-on thermometer to help you keep a close eye on temperatures inside your aquarium.
  • A 15cm fish net for adding fish to your fish tank and performing all manner of maintenance tasks.
  • A 250ml bottle of dechlorinator and a 38g tub of fish flakes to get you started on your fishkeeping journey.

This Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium and dedicated cabinet is available in black. This black finish is a single-tone matte finish that adds a real contemporary feel to the aquarium.

Is this aquarium easy to set up and maintain?

Yes, this Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium is very easy to set up and maintain. Before you begin assembly, make sure that you've picked a flat and level area to place your fish tank - once you've added water its going to get very heavy and nigh on impossible to move!

After you've found a suitable spot, build your cabinet using the instructions provided and place your aquarium on top of it.

That done, you can then place your LED light into the hood and the heater into the built-in filter compartment in the back corner of your fish tank. Do not turn your filter and heater on until you have filled the aquarium with water, both pieces of equipment require a tank full of water to function properly. If you're planning to add sand, gravel, decorations and/or plants, it's best to do this prior to adding water.

Once your fish tank is up and running, it's time to let it cycle - be sure to check out our aquarium set-up help guide to learn more about this essential process. After that, it's all about staying on top of maintenance. This is made easy thanks to the aquarium's removable lid that gives you quick and easy access to its interior for all kinds of tasks, from water changes to algae scraping.

What kind of fish can I keep in this aquarium?

This Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium is a big aquarium, so you have a lot of choices when it comes to choosing what kind of fish you'd like to keep. Many species would thrive in a fish tank of this size and shape, including Angelfish, Gouramis, Tetras, Platies, Mollies, Guppies, and other popular tropical community fish.

This aquarium is named after the Orinoco River, the fourth largest river in the world by volume. This 2,250km-long river flows through Venezuela and Colombia in South America and is home to many species of fish popular in the aquarium trade, like Corydoras, Tetras, Apistogramma, and Angelfish.

If you're looking for some inspiration, why not build an aquarium with these fish that simulates their natural habitat? The Orinoco is a largely sand-bottomed river that contains lots of wood, tall plants and leaf litter. You can find all these natural products right here on our site!

What else should I buy with this aquarium?

This Swell Orinoco 60cm Cube Aquarium is great as it comes with everything you'll need to get started. That said, if you want to make your underwater world look as beautiful as possible, then you'll want to pick up some substrate, hardscape, plants, and aquarium decor. You may also want to stock up on some extra fish food, dechlorinator and filter media for that time when your supplies from this complete aquarium kit eventually run out.

If this isn't quite the right fish tank for you, then be sure to check out our range of other similarly sized fish tanks!


Product Specifications

Brand Swell
Aquarium Dimensions 55 x 55 x 65cm
Aquarium Volume 165 ltrs
Tropical? Yes
Coldwater? Yes
Marine? No
Guarantee 1 Year
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