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Old 09-18-2011, 04:58 PM   #1
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What Filter?

Hi, I have a 55g tank with a filter that just won't work. I've had plenty of people look at it and tinker with it, myself alone tinkered with it for 3 hours. So now I'm looking into filters. I really don't know which filter to get. It's been a while since I've bought one considering the past few tanks I've gotten have been from garage sales and came with it. I really don't want to spend too much because my parents don't want to go overboard. I would like to spend under $75 but $50 would be better. Some names of filters would be great! I just want a filter to filter my water I really don't care if it makes a bit of noise considering it will be in my basement. Thanks for reading this novel of a post!!!
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Old 09-18-2011, 05:23 PM   #2
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I would highly recommend an aquaclear 70 or an aquaclear 110. Best hang on back filters they make in my opinion. I've run them on dozens of tanks and never had any issues or problems.

Amazon.com: AquaClear 70 Power Filter - 110 V, UL Listed (Includes AquaClear 70 Carbon, AquaClear 70 Foam & AquaClear 70 BioMax: Pet Supplies

Amazon.com: AquaClear 110 Aquarium Power Filter - for 60 to 110 Gallon: Pet Supplies
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Old 09-18-2011, 05:30 PM   #3
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I would highly recommend an aquaclear 70 or an aquaclear 110. Best hang on back filters they make in my opinion. I've run them on dozens of tanks and never had any issues or problems.

Amazon.com: AquaClear 70 Power Filter - 110 V, UL Listed (Includes AquaClear 70 Carbon, AquaClear 70 Foam & AquaClear 70 BioMax: Pet Supplies

Amazon.com: AquaClear 110 Aquarium Power Filter - for 60 to 110 Gallon: Pet Supplies
Thanks Carey I'll look into them! And also thanks for the personal experience information! These are great examples, and thanks for the links. Wow that was a lot of thanks...
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If I may suggest also try www.thatpetplace.com you can save a lot of money going there instead of the LFS
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If I may suggest also try Aquarium Supplies, Pet Supplies and Pond Supplies by That Fish Place - That Pet Place you can save a lot of money going there instead of the LFS
Cool! I'll go check that out as well! Thanks everyone!
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