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Old 03-17-2012, 02:27 AM   #1
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Noisy Canister filter


I've just progressed to a 180litre tank and am currently doing a fishless cycle.

The filter that came with the tank is a Aqua One Aquis 1050 Series II. It seems really noisy to me, but not sure if that's normal.

I'm used to a 21 Litre in tank filter that you can't hear at all.

It sounds about as noisy as a fan on medium speed. Are you supposed to be able to hear them? or is my setup maybe wrong?


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Old 03-17-2012, 11:46 AM   #2
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Not familiar with that particular brand, but most canister filters run silent when working properly. I know in particular with eheims, I cannot even tell if they are on unless I touch it and feel the water moving through it.
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