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Tetrafauna Viquarium Terrarium & Aquarium, 20-55 gal

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Description

With the Tetrafauna Viquarium Terrarium & Aquarium Filter, you can transform your tank into a realistic river bottom environment for aquatic reptiles, amphibians and fish. Inside the package you’ll find a pump chamber, a waterfall, a filtration unit with built-in critter access ramps, a riverbed and extension piece, two rubber spacers, a powerful 80-GPH UL-listed submersible pump, and two ReptoFilter cartridges. Assembly is easy and quick, and the unit fits in most 20- to 50-gallon aquariums. Function meets design with three-stage filtration that removes debris and a river rock structure that allows you to create a more natural habitat for fish, turtles and frogs.

Key Benefits
  • Quick, easy, and flexible set-up fits in most 20-55 gallon aquariums
  • Ideal for aquatic reptiles, amphibians and fish
  • Double barreled, 3-stage whisper filtration keeps water crystal clear
  • Riverbed extension allows for variable size land and water sections
  • Includes: pump chamber, a waterfall, a filtration unit with built-in critter access ramps, a riverbed and extension piece, two rubber spacers, a powerful 80-GPH UL-listed submersible pump, and two ReptoFilter cartridges
What's Included

Pump chamber, waterfall, filtration unit with built-in critter access ramps, riverbed and extension piece, (2) rubber spacers, powerful 80-GPH UL-listed submersible pump, (2) ReptoFilter cartridges.

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  • Item Number
    105677
  • Dimensions
    17.32 x 13.98 x 8.47 inches
  • Aquarium Type
    Freshwater
  • Brand
    Tetra
  • Fish Type
    Tropical Freshwater
  • Material
    Plastic
  • Reptile Type
    Aquatic Turtle, Frog & Newt
Instructions

Uses two medium ReptoFilter cartridges.

FAQ

My Viquarium pump has stopped pumping water. How do I get it fixed?

It will be necessary to open the pump and clean the impeller to prevent it from stopping over time. To do this, open the housing by twisting the impeller cover. Remove the housing lid and take out the magnetic impeller assembly. Now soak the black magnet and the white spinning blades in vinegar for two hours. Take a Q-tip and go around the inside of the pump. When the parts have soaked for two hours, rinse the parts with warm water and put the pump back together. This will keep your Viquarium pump running smoothly again.

Rating: 4.0 of 5 stars 24 Reviews 24 Reviews 4 out of 5 Stars

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Turtle Kingdom

    By HeatherB on Dec 15, 2020

    I absolutely love this & so do my turtles...I would recommend this for anyone with a 20 gallon tank or larger (mine is 40 gallon breeder)...The nice flowing stream for Ur critters, along with the cascading waterfall, adds a natural setting to their habitat that makes it feel as close to nature as U can get! Along with this awesome design it is also a water filter...I recommend using river pebbles instead of small gravel, as U can adjust the height & width of Ur landscape & the amount of water by the amount of river pebbles and the design U choose to create...the river pebbles allow water filtration throughout the pebbles along the bottom portion of the tank (I have mine set at 5 inches of water I absolutely love this & so do my turtles...I would recommend this for anyone with a 20 gallon tank or larger (mine is 40 gallon breeder)...The nice flowing stream for Ur critters, along with the cascading waterfall, adds a natural setting to their habitat that makes it feel as close to nature as U can get! Along with this awesome design it is also a water filter...I recommend using river pebbles instead of small gravel, as U can adjust the height & width of Ur landscape & the amount of water by the amount of river pebbles and the design U choose to create...the river pebbles allow water filtration throughout the pebbles along the bottom portion of the tank (I have mine set at 5 inches of water) U then can add Ur substrate on top (I used moss matting, topped with coconut fiber & pieces of pillow moss throughout) U can also adjust the height & width of Ur landscaping with how much substrate U choose to use...I am very happy with this product … more

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  • 2 out of 5 stars

    Didn’t last long

    By Turtle on Jan 10, 2021

    I bought this for my red rated slider turtle in sept 2020. Since 11/2020 is has not made a stream from the pump with any power. It has gone stagnant and caused mosquitoes. Maybe mine is defective, it worked beautifully for about 60-90 days

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Cute but not worth it

    By Bugglet on Jan 7, 2021

    I love the look but with it was taller to allow a higher water line. Also the filtration doesn't work very well if at all. Unfortunately its not worth the price in my opinion :/

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    very impressed

    By godinflesh777 on Oct 14, 2020

    i saw so many videos on it and it looks much better in person. however i don't think it's strong engouh for a 55 gallon tank it barely flows in my 29 gallon tank but either way its a great products so much room for customization not the product it's self but everything from the gravle to plants and so on. i recommend it to anyone. thank u chewy for the fast shipping it was suppose to arrive in 3 days but it made it in one day and a few hours.

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    looks great

    By chris on Dec 30, 2020

    i just added this to my turtle tank and i looks great and works as well as it looks besides that it was the best deal i could find on this product!!!

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  • 5 out of 5 stars

    Our Turtle’s Happy Home

    By AniMommy on Oct 25, 2020

    This is our second time purchasing this viquarium. Our aquatic turtle loves it so much, and as long as Sheldon is happy, I’m happy.

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Not worth the money

    By Carol on Jul 31, 2020

    I do not recommend this product for use with turtles... The pump works fine, but the filtration is worthless.... It does not filter the water at all.. No matter how you set it up, it doesnt do what its supped to do...

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Looks great but could use some modifications.

    By KevinR on Apr 10, 2020

    Received it and immediately set it up in a 29G aquarium. It is nice and looks great but I wish there were some modifications. 1: I wish there were additional sizes to accommodate wider aquariums. Basically unless your aquarium is 13" wide, it's not going to work, but that is clearly stated on the box. 2: Wis they sold something that you could put under it to raise it up a little more. As it is your only going to get about 5 1/2 inches of water which pretty much ends any chance of setting your aquarium up with live plants in it. Not sure how yet, but going to try to find a way to get it raised up so I can have deeper water for my newts. Other than that, like I said, it looks great. We will Received it and immediately set it up in a 29G aquarium. It is nice and looks great but I wish there were some modifications. 1: I wish there were additional sizes to accommodate wider aquariums. Basically unless your aquarium is 13" wide, it's not going to work, but that is clearly stated on the box. 2: Wis they sold something that you could put under it to raise it up a little more. As it is your only going to get about 5 1/2 inches of water which pretty much ends any chance of setting your aquarium up with live plants in it. Not sure how yet, but going to try to find a way to get it raised up so I can have deeper water for my newts. Other than that, like I said, it looks great. We will see how the filter works after I get finished setting it up and get some newts in it. … more

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  • 1 out of 5 stars

    Pump and hoes

    By Joshyboy on May 6, 2020

    this item brought a pump that did not attach well on the hoes, in the instruction the hoes is shown to have some type of rubber tip that helps connect to the pump. Also, the hoes looks like some lenth of it was cut off. I had to jam the hoes into the pump hole and tape it up so not enough water is coming out of the filter due to the constriction of the hoes in the pump.

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  • 4 out of 5 stars

    Nice addition

    By Torble on Apr 30, 2020

    My baby wood turtle loves the waterfall, riverbed. I like the addition of this naturalistic pump, filter, land, waterfall. The problem that I faced is that it does not fit a 40gal turtle tank. I had to cut a piece of slate to make it wide enough. It works great and looks good too. It did take about 11 days to receive it because of covid19 delays.

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