AquaTech Power Filter 5-15

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AquaTech Power Filter 5-15
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    Quiet reliable Power Filter with 3 stage filtration
  • Blue Polyfiber Pad Screens Out Dirt, Debris.
  • Aqua-Tech Activated Carbon Removes Dissolved Waste.
  • Bio-Fiber Eliminates Toxic Ammonia and Nitrite on Contact.
  • Easy Change carbon filter cartridges are a snap to replace.
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The AquaTech Power Filter 5-15 helps to remove the toxic ammonia and nitrites from the aquarium water. This AquaTech Power Filter 5-15 provides filtration in three stages, which will keep your fish healthy and water clean. Â Aquarium Filter Cartridges help to clean out the dirt and dust when water passes through it. In the second stage, the activated carbon present in this Aquarium Power Filter helps to remove dissolved waste and cleans water, which is full of odor. In the last stage, the filter provides extra surface area, which helps bacteria to grow. This bacteria eliminates the harmful ammonia and nitrates from the water, which will protect your fish against these toxins. This filter is available in four sizes.

About this item

The AquaTech Power Filter 5-15 helps to remove the toxic ammonia and nitrites from the aquarium water. This AquaTech Power Filter 5-15 provides filtration in three stages, which will keep your fish healthy and water clean. Â Aquarium Filter Cartridges help to clean out the dirt and dust when water passes through it. In the second stage, the activated carbon present in this Aquarium Power Filter helps to remove dissolved waste and cleans water, which is full of odor. In the last stage, the filter provides extra surface area, which helps bacteria to grow. This bacteria eliminates the harmful ammonia and nitrates from the water, which will protect your fish against these toxins. This filter is available in four sizes.

It also provides filtration for aquarium sizes that range from five to sixty gallons of water. It is very important to keep replacing the filter cartridge every month for continued good results. If the flow of water slows down, you can unplug the filter and rinse to clean it.
AquaTech Power Filter:

  • The Aquarium Water Filter is easy to maintain.
  • It helps in capturing large amounts of dirt and dust.
  • The filter removes toxins like ammonia and nitrate.

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Height: 7.75
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.2
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 4.55 x 5.5 x 8.5
Walmart No.: 886987
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Very Good Aquarium Filter!
7/2/2009

Customer review by Biscuitball

5.0 stars 7/2/2009 by Biscuitball
by Biscuitball

Bought this power filter to go with our kids 5 gallon fish tank and it has worked perfectly for almost 4 months now. Easy to clean and keeps the tank perfectly oxygenized. We change the filter once every two weeks, and have maintained a very clean tank. Tip: Buy the filters in a multi-pack and you will save more money. Very happy with this aquarium filter and recommend it to others!

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Betsy Layne, KY
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:25 - 34
Ownership:3 - 4 months
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
Verry GREAT
1/18/2010

Customer review by BallPlayer1112

5.0 stars 1/18/2010 by BallPlayer1112
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i have had my filter for 6 years and it still works great. i buy the same brand filter cartridge and it works great. all my friends have commented on how nice my tank looks and how sanatized it looked

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BallPlayer1112
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Ownership:1 week or less
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
plain and simple
6/19/2009

Customer review by cbeans

5.0 stars 6/19/2009 by cbeans
by cbeans

This is the 1st filter I ever bought. I used it on a cooler to keep bait fish in ;) It's been in an aquarium now for 6 months and still works well. It will slow down after a month or two but just take it outside and spray the internals with a hose to restore the flow. I've tested the flow rate myself and seems to be very accurate. Great filter for a 10 gallon tank.

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cbeans
tx
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:25 - 34
Ownership:7 - 8 months
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
love it
8/19/2009

Customer review by fishhappy

5.0 stars 8/19/2009 by fishhappy
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I have been using mine for well over year, and is still running strong. It keeps my 10 gallon tank very clean and every one always coments on how clean my tank is. They also always ask how often i have to clean it, and I always tell them hardly ever (like once a year). I do a water exchange once a month, but only a gallon.I also vaccume about every 3 months, also my tank is very over stocked (20+ fish). So for the price and quality I highly recomend this product oh dont forget to change the filters. hope you love it as much as I do.

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fishhappy
spokane wa
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Ownership:Longer than one year
Gender:Female
Usage:Every day
Excellent filter for fry tanks!
10/3/2011

Customer review by TheKingCrabb

5.0 stars 10/3/2011 by TheKingCrabb
by TheKingCrabb

Key word in the summary was fry tanks. I've been using this filter for fry (baby fish) tanks for months now, and I absolutely love it! What many people fail to remember when buying a filter is that there are two, yes two, major factors. GPH rating, and water volume. This filter has 100GPH rating and that is almost perfect for a 20 gallon tank that will be holding fry (mine are Mbuna Cichlids). The fry have very little bio-load (aquarist's term for how much the fish poo) so the small water volume in this filter doesn't matter and it handles it quite well. Overall, I'd use this in a tank no larger than 20 gallons but no less than 10 gallons. It's small, fairly quiet, and is pretty darn inconspicuous. My one gripe? The intake. The intake tube (at least in mine) seems not to fit quite right. You can't just put it in and plug it in. You have to plug it in and kind of move the intake tube around a little bit before the water flow really starts - and it's some good water flow for a filter that size.

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TheKingCrabb
Utah
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Age:14 - 18
Ownership:2 - 3 months
Gender:Male
Usage:Every day
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ok... so i bought my kids a 10 gal fish tank with this filter and i dont know how to get it to work... its plugged in and i think the pad things are in right but the water wont circulate. i just set it up today so we dont have any fish yet but i want to make sure that everything is ready to go soon so when we get them they wont die. help!!!
by an anonymous customer 2/2/2009
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  • A. you're supposed to put water where the cartridge is (it's the blue thing int he back) well first rinse the cartridge then put it in then puthe water in
    by ALTHEPAL557/12/2015
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  • A. You have to put water in the back of the filter.
    by flamingramma087/26/2015
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  • A. fill the chamber with water until it overflows, plug it in and within 10- 20 seconds the water should start flowing.
    by FishAreLife11/15/2010
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  • A. You must install the filter according to the instructions, and I think you aren't priming it by pouring water into the filter, plug it in, and wait for the loud noise to stop (this noise is the filter clearing the tube of any air.
    by Pleco7/12/2015
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  • A. Step One - Mount it on your tank. Step Two - Take the Filter Cartridge & rinse it under your sink faucet until the water rinsing through it is clear, @ first it will be almost black, this is normal, it's just the dust from the Carbon. (You don't have to rinse the Bio-Fiber, but I would anyways.) Step Three - Put the Bio-Fiber in the filter with the plastic frame facing towards the back of the filter, it goes all the way @ the front wear the return path to the tank is, then take the rinsed Filter Cartridge & put it right behind the Bio-Fiber with the blue mesh side facing towards the back of the filter & the plastic ribbed side facing towards the front of the filter. Step Four - Take a cup & scoop some of the tank water up & pour it into the filter, this is referred to as "Priming", fill it up & it will let any water that it doesn't need back into the tank, this step MUST be done, if you don't prime this filter it will make a rattling noise while the Impeller knocks from side to side & eventually causes itself to break. Step Five - Plug the filter up & enjoy your clean tank. Also Remember - Change the Filter Cartridge every month for best results, if you notice the flow of water from the filter slowing down, unplug the filter, take out the Filter Cartridge & rinse it until it is visibly clean, then put it back facing the correct direction & plug the filter back up, if that doesn't help restore the water flow, then disassemble the whole system & clean all the parts & then reassemble, & always remember NEVER replace the Bio-Fiber, if you notice it's gotten clogged unplug the filter, take out the Bio-Fiber & rinse it a bucket of water from the tank, NOT from the sink, sink water will kill the beneficial bacteria growing on the Bio-Fiber, then put it back in the filter facing the correct direction & plug the filter back up.
    by StubbyMcNubb7/10/2015
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  • A. Mine shorted out after 4 years. I suggest that you exchange it for a new one, as these filters are very high in quality. Don't buy the ones in damaged boxes, though!!
    by HappyGuyInATux7/12/2015
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  • A. The filters should be back to back with the gray biofilter in front (toward the tank). Did you fill the filter with water before turning it on? I don't know that not doing that would cause the filter not to pump but it is supposed to be filled with water before turning it on.
    by LBryant2/3/2009
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