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Not Elite but one to bear in mind

Advantages: Cheap. Looks decent. Quiet operation
Disadvantages: Unique design causes problems with replacements.

Recently both the integrated filter and light died at the same time in my goldfish tank. As a result, I thought I would simply replace the tank, as I’d had it for some time and it was almost as cheap to do this. As a result I purchased an Elite Stingray 1 ...

pumfster 14.08.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Hagen Elite Stingray 10 Aquarium Filter

Troublesome beasts

Advantages: Looks good, quiet
Disadvantages: Inflexible, low quality, fiddly, low value

I have two of these filters, this particular size and the biggest size. Unfortunately I have been thoroughly unimpressed with them, from start to finish. I was given the bigger one along with a turtle I rehomed, but I bought this model myself, when I need ...

dawnmarywhite 04.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Hagen Elite Stingray 10 Aquarium Filter

Eheim ECCO

Advantages: Cheap, with a 3 year guarantee
Disadvantages: Tempermental!

I bought the slightly larger version of this filter for £99 at a Dobbies Garden Centre. They come with a 3 year guarantee and at first, seemed the best option. The largest option is capable of filtering aquarium water up to 300litres in capacity, at a rat ...

Magikal 15.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Eheim 2234

I'm forever blowing bubbles

Advantages: Cheap,attractive and reliable.
Disadvantages: Can be irritatingly noisy.

An air pump is an essential part of a healthy and attractive aquarium. The fish will quickly deplete the oxygen levels in the water and suffocate, without some external means of reintroducing the air to the water. There are four main methods of achieving ...

hvman11000 29.01.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Rena Air 50

Keeping my best friends healthy

Advantages: efficient, quiet, does what it claims to do
Disadvantages: none

So having spent much time recently talking to my best friends the fish they suggested that I review the pieces of equipment essential to keep them alive and happy. So I am starting with the internal power filter. I have a Juwel aquarium and as with all Ju ...

scuba_angel 03.06.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Interpet IPF Duo No2 (450L/Hr)