Originally Posted by Stndfirm
We just bought a 55 gallon tank. The employee told us to get the fluval for 45 gallons. I am wondering if we should have purchased the fluval for 70 gallon?? Also we bought a 150 watt Aqueon heater. Is that ok? Our tank is also Aqueon.
It is better to over filter a tank than under filter it. You could get away with the 45g one but you would probably need to do an extra water change and vacuum each week. I would return it and buy the more powerful one.