This aquarium has a traditional tabletop style with a unique octagon shape that takes on a visual effect that magnifies the aquarium life that this tank holds. The tank is viewable from every angle for maximum viewing capacity. This simple and elegant design makes this unit very versatile. It takes up minimal space and is perfect for any home or office for hours of enjoyment. This tank is ideal for tabletops and desks. It is made out of durable cell cast acrylic which has more clarity and is over ten times stronger than glass. It is nearly maintainence free and perfect whether you have owned an aquarium before or want to own your first aquarium.