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Old 10-19-2003, 03:06 PM   #1
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I'm looking to buy a better filter for my 40g tank, in the price range of about $60-$100 (canadian).
Right now I have an aqua clear 300 and an a mini on it.

Any suggestions?
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Old 10-19-2003, 03:27 PM   #2
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What's wrong with the AC 300 and AC Mini?

I'm running a Penguin 170 and AC Mini on my 30g and they work great.

Are you looking to get a canister filter instead of an HOB?
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Old 10-19-2003, 03:33 PM   #3
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A single Penguin 330 will take care of a 40 gallon fine. You can use an Emperor model if you want (280 or 400, both are 'better' than 330s), but unless you're quite a bit overstocked it won't make a difference.
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sell the ac300 and the mini and get an ac500
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Old 10-19-2003, 04:26 PM   #6
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Well, I'm thinking of setting up another tank proabaly a 20-30 gallon and I'd put the ac300 on it and have the mini for my QT.

Its the tank only has 2 goldies in it, soon to have 3 corys but thats about all...
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go for the 330 suggested by ferret they are 20.00 us with media and biowheel at fosters and smith
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I'm getting one to replace my magnum 350 on a 75. It has a 400 emperor as well.
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I have 2 330's on my 55gal they work great.
I also run a Fluval 404 canister filter on it.
A great set up for crystal clear water.
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