I really like your little tank. Since it is a small one what type of fish do you plan on putting in it? I ask this b/c my first tank was a 10g & I think, from your pic, I had your same filter. I placed 1 betta in it & the filter turned out to be too strong. My first betta died I think due to stress complications from the constant STRONG flow (& over feeding) & my second betta died after getting his fins sucked up into the intake tube & drowning while I was at work. I wish someone had warned me about the correct filter for the correct fish. I now feel I've got the filter & flow correct in my 5g Fluval Spec. I did however have to make some alterations to the filter that came w/the tank.