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Old 05-11-2012, 07:24 PM   #1
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Suggestions on quiet and good filter?

Hey,

I have a 30 gallon tank (tall, not wide) that currently is running a Penguin 200 bio wheel filter. I find the filter is pretty good, but loud. I constantly have the waterfall effect coming from the tank- even when the tank is filled right up to the spout of the filter- which if I kept it at this level, I would have to top up the tank every day. The tank water level seems to drop fairly quickly with this filter increasing the waterfall noise.

Does anyone have any suggesstion in how to either decrease the noise or in a quieter filter?

Thanks!
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Old 05-11-2012, 09:35 PM   #2
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I'm a big fan of aquaclear filters, I have several running now on both my saltwater and freshwater tanks. I found them to be the least noisy based on the few hang on back filters I've used.

Just my 2 cents! Good luck!
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Hmmmm my penguin 350 is very quiet
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Aquaclear ATW!!
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Old 05-12-2012, 01:27 PM   #5
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is this freshwater or saltwater?
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Old 05-13-2012, 10:34 PM   #7
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What's ur budget?
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not a fortune. I would like it to be cost efficient but effective.
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:20 AM   #9
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Bought my penguin 350 brand new on amazon, free shipping for $30. Came with 2 filters to get u started also. Mine is super quiet as long as u have the cover on that goes over the bio wheels.
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Old 05-14-2012, 01:24 AM   #10
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Sorry, stupid app lol
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