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Happy filter bacteria equals happy fish!

Advantages: Easy to fit. Lots of space for friendly bacteria to colonise. Helps lower my nitrate levels.
Disadvantages: Juwel filters in general won't appeal to all.

As a keen fishkeeper I am always looking to try different things to improve the quality of my tank and the fish that inhabit it, and so after having several different Juwel aquariums over the years, have come to use Juwels Cirax Biological Filter Medium o ...

pumfster 09.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of As Aquaristik Juwel Cirax Biological Filter Medium

Keep your fish happy and clean.... with less work for you too

Advantages: Easy to use, great filtration, easy to clean, good size and a nice price
Disadvantages: None, unless you have a massive tank

...Anyone that has fish in a tank in their homes know how much hassle it is when it comes to keeping them clean, especially the tropical fish. Me, I have acquired a few gold fish, which are easier to keep as they don't need all the attention that the tropica ...

blissman70 12.05.2014 · Read full review
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Review of All Pond Solutions Aquarium Corner Filter 250-CIF

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 05.07.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Hagen Elite Stingray 10 Aquarium Filter

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)