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Old 04-07-2005, 09:30 PM   #1
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Whats the quietest aquarium power filter?

Whats the quietest aquarium power filter?

I have a big whisper in my tank and its noisy.I read elsewhere that the aquaclear is quiet. Any opiomios as this is going to be a bedroom filter. I read if i change the impeller on the whisper, only 6.99, it makes a difference and i remember doing that with a whisper 2 a long time ago it made a difference. But a nice aquaclear 50 is only $18..Any recommendations?
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:50 PM   #2
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The aquaclear is quiet. No doubt about it. As long as you keep the water level correct, you'll forget you even have a filter.
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Old 04-07-2005, 11:18 PM   #3
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my Aqua clears are generaly quiet but if you want dead quiet you need a canister
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penguins and emperors are quieter than people say, the water level just has to be high enough
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The Aquaclear and Eheim Liberty filters are both virtually silent.

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I've had great results with the Aquaclear filters, and I think they are a better product than the Whispers. Mine are really quiet so I bet you would like them.
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Old 04-09-2005, 01:03 AM   #7
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Re: Whats the quietest aquarium power filter?

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I have a big whisper in my tank and its noisy.I read elsewhere that the aquaclear is quiet.
I had that problem too. See here: http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=44482

I got an Aquaclear that I'm much happier with.
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i have penguin 330's and with the proper water hight i dont even know they are working. the new penguin 350's are also supposed to be very very quiet.
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I disagree, I find my aquaclears to be very noisy; they seem to have a mechanical hum to them. I recieved a hob filter with my 10 gal set from petcetera and it is the best filter Ive laid my hands on. I love it.
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I don't know about the large whispers, but the smaller ones are pretty quiet. My emperor 400 is a racket though. Much louder than my other filters.
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