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Old 05-31-2010, 03:46 PM   #1
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What is the Best Filter...?

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I have a filter that came with a my 30 gl. tank and I think its a penguin... not sure of the model #... and its acting up. i've tryed cleaning it and taking it apart but no luck... it keeps over flowing and not doing the best job. I am going to go to my pet shop and see what they offer but I would like other advice. I would rather a filter that Hagen supplies. Anyone know of a filter for me...??? 30 gl. salt water
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Old 05-31-2010, 04:12 PM   #2
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For a 30 gal I would suggest an aquaclear 70 for max filtration or an AC50 if you don't want the extra filtration. You can't go wrong with aquaclears
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+1 for CABFs suggestions. I really like my ACs. That said, the Penguins work very well if you aren't using sand for substrate. I had a Penguin 200 on my 29g and it did a great job. I made my own filter cartridges with some filter sponge and two media baskets. The impeller got chewed up when I switched to sand though.
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if it is overflowing try rinsing out the filter with used tank water, just shake it in the bucket.
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Old 06-04-2010, 12:11 PM   #5
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Hey, i have a question concerning filters. What are your suggestions or comments on the tetra whisper ex70? Please let me know
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