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Old 10-23-2005, 03:53 AM   #1
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OK I have decided on a power filter for my 55 gallong long tank thats going up. I like power filters, i know how to use them
How is this one?
http://www.bigalsonline.com/catalog/...d1=2885;pcid2=
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Old 10-23-2005, 06:00 AM   #2
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I've never used the Cascade power filter before. Most people seem to prefer AquaClear from what I can tell.
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I don't know anything, good or bad, about the Cascade. I do want to point out that when I used an HOB filter on my 55, I couldn't place it in the center because of the center brace. Since I wasn't getting even circulation, I had to place a powerhead on the other side to help the water move.
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Old 10-23-2005, 08:24 AM   #4
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I would suggest the Aqua-Clear since I have no experience with the Cascade. I checked Bigals and I saw this one, which is exactly what you would need.
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Old 10-23-2005, 12:01 PM   #5
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I use Cascade's and love them. But for a 55 gal tank, you may want to look into a canister. It will provide extra filtration. The Cascade canisters are superb. They are a pricier, but well worth it IMO. If you do decide on a canister, the 1000 would be sufficient.
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I actually got the cascade internal canister filter, the 600. They didn't have the 1000. I am going to purchase an additional 20 gallon cascade internal probably next month to up the filtration but this should do it for now.
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I use to have an internal cascade filter and it worked great until I broke it (I was trying to twist a part that was not intended to be twisted).
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