Updated September 2018
Aquarium supplies product review : Fish Tank Filter
Aqueon quiet flow power filter is ‘fish friendly’ technology for aquariums. It’s ‘easy to use’ automatic controls and adapters for the aquatic conditions inside the aquarium environment are perfect for the beginning aquarist.
The benefits of this fish tank filter
The objective is to improve water quality to support a healthy environment for the fish. The tank filters to maintain clarity of the water and therefore the attractiveness of the aquarium.
There’s no need for additional valves because the Aqueon increases oxygen in the water by forming bubbles continuously.
Much less noise compared to other motor-run filter systems, living up to its name the ‘quiet flow power filter’.
..And the best part – it’s under $40.
How does the Aqueon Power Filter work?
Clean, healthy tank water is the result of a filtration system that incorporates mechanical, chemical, biological and a specialty filter pad system.
1.Dense floss installed in the filter removes debris, fish waste and any other unwanted particles from the water. It attracts these particles and once they come in contact with the filtration unit the waste is stored until eliminated by changing the floss.
2.It contains an area with activated carbon that purges bad odors, toxins and discoloration. Fish naturally produce toxic nitrates and ammonia from their life cycle.Their waste is handled by a patented bio-holster inside this machine.
3.A diffuser grid is also used to remove other toxins and add more oxygen for active fish. Water splashing is reduced dramatically and therefore the return of particles towards the floss is remarkably quiet.
The Aqueon Quiet Flow Power Filter uses multiple levels of filtration to produce healthy, clean water so your fish will thrive.
Here’s a breakdown of the process
- It starts with a mechanical pull to remove debris
- followed by activated carbon to remove odors and toxins
- nitrites and toxic ammonia are next removed by the ‘bio-holster’
- during the final stage, additional harmful toxins are removed and oxygen added
This video from Aqueon is a step by step guide for cleaning your power filter.