Best Aquarium Power Filters

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Power filters are popular all around the world and are great for aquariums from 10 gallons up to 50 gallons in size they are very affordable to buy, require very little maintenance and extremely easy to install on your aquarium.

There operation is very simple they are designed to simply hang of the back of your aquarium out of sight a feeder pipe inserts into the aquarium and a pump located in the power filter unit draws aquarium water through the filter then feeds the filtered water back to the aquarium.

Maintaing a power filter is very simple as well you just remove the carbon filters within the unit replace with new ones and clean and replace the media and you are all set to go, power filters are also very affordable and compact in size.

Marineland Penguin Power Filter

The Marineland Penguin power filter is designed for aquariums from 20 through to 70 gallons and a maximum flow rate of 200 GPH which is great for clearing and filtering the aquarium water fast.

These power filters are very affordable and compact and they can be used in freshwater aquariums or saltwater aquariums, they are three stage filters with mechanical, chemical and biological filtration.

The mechanical stage uses carbon in the filter to trap debris and dirt before the water enters the second stage of chemical filtration from here the aquarium water enters the biological stage where the beneficial bacteria go to work and clear toxins from the environment. 

Aqueon QuietFlow LED PRO Aquarium Power Filter

The Aqueon Quietflow filter is available in five different sizes to suit a variety of different aquarium setups there is a 100, 125, 200, 250 and a 400 GPH capacity power filters so you have a great range to make a choice from.

The Aqueon QuietFlow LED Power Filters feature four stages of filtration for crystal clear aquarium water, the first stage features a dense floss to remove the majority of debris, the second stage is activated carbon this removes any toxins and odors from the aquarium.

The third stage is a bio holster that removes ammonia and nitrites from the water which are toxic to fish and the fourth stage features a diffuser grid which removes the last of any toxins remaining. 

Forza Hang-on Back Power Filter

The Forza hang on back power filter is designed for aquariums from 5 gallon capacity up to 80 gallons capacity the filter out put is two hundred and forty gallons PHR and features an adjustable flow control so you can turn down the flow for smaller aquarium setups.

This power filter features a three stage filtration system with mechanical, chemical and biological filtration built into the unit, the unit features a replaceable activated carbon filter cartridge for easy cleaning and a bio plate that houses the beneficial bacteria, the largest model also includes a surface skimmer which keeps the water surface clean.