I have a Marineland Contour 5 and I love it.
The glass is really heavy and the glass sliding top is better than most other similar kits I looked at.
Kman is right about the light being tiny, especially considering the height, so I replaced mine with a Finnex Stingray Clip which has been perfect.
Kman is wrong about the stock filter though, the cartridge is only the charcoal, there is a giant foam block underneath it. The filter section slides out and is modular, so you can customize it. I took the charcoal cartridge out of mine and put Purigen in its place, I left the foam block for mechanical filtration, and I filled the extra section with bio media.
The pump flow is adjustable which was important to me because I have a betta. Unlike most filters with adjustable flow, I was able to turn down the flow enough to make the betta comfortable without having to modify the filter, which is a problem most spec V owners with bettas have to deal with.
I was deciding between this and the spec V, the real reason I went with the contour is that I liked the clean look of the rounded edges, and I didn't like the silver trim on the spec V. Also, I liked the unique shape, taller than it is wide, it gave me cool ideas for scaping.
I think the bottom line is this: if you want to use the stock light, go with spec V. if you want to replace the light, go with contour.
I'll post some pics
Bump: oh, and as Dru mentioned, the Eheim Aquastyle is great! It's similar in some ways to the contour (Has a similar shape and rounded corners), but has internal filter instead of overflow. But, people are saying GREAT things about its stock light
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