Easy Enough for the Beginner
Whether you're a first-time aquarist or consider yourself a hobbyist the Marineland Penguin Power Filter is right for you. Because it comes in four different sizes this filter is perfect for any small to medium aquarium 20-70 gallons. It does a superior job with the bio-load of Tropical Community Fish Oscars and African Cichlids. Leftover food and fish waste particles disappear in minutes due to the filter's replaceable Rite Size cartridges ensuring a clean and healthy environment for your fish and plants.
Handy Chart to Help You Pick the Right Penguin for Your Aquarium
|Product ||Certified Flow Rate ||Aquarium Size ||Rite Size Media |
|Penguin 100B ||100 GPH ||Up to 20 gallons ||A |
|Penguin 150B ||150 GPH ||Up to 30 gallons ||B |
|Penguin 200B ||200 GPH ||Up to 50 gallons ||C |
|Penguin 350B ||350 GPH ||Up to 70 gallons ||C |
3-Stage Filtration Advantage
Each Marineland Penguin Filter is designed with an effective easy 3-stage filtration system consisting of biological chemical and mechanical filtration. The BIO-Wheel was designed to grow the beneficial bacteria that is needed for biological filtration and has been proven best at removing toxic ammonia and nitrites. Also the BIO-Wheel comes with a noise reducing cover making this filter more convenient and enjoyable for all fish owners. The replaceable Rite-Size filter cartridge provides the mechanical and chemical filtration screening out the dirt and debris and removing odors discoloration and impurities. The 100% water to media contact ensures a crystal clear healthy environment for your plants and fish. This type of 3-stage system will guarantee that your aquatic environment thrives to its highest ability.
Start-up and Maintenance
The Penguin Power Filter requires virtually no set-up making it perfect for any fish lover. Simply follow the manual in connecting the parts and then hang it onto the back of your tank. Be sure to prime your filter with aquarium water before you plug it in. Once you have set-up your filter you can adjust the water flow by using the mid-level strainer. After the initial set- up maintenance of this filter is quite easy. Simply remove and replace the filter cartridge after approximately one month and clean the filter as needed.
Handy Chart to Help You Pick the Right Filter for Your Size Aquarium
|Product ||Tank Size ||Level Aquarist ||Type of Filter ||Type of BIO-Technology ||Type of Water Environment |
|Penguin ||Small-Medium ||Beginner ||Hang-on-Tank ||BIO-Wheel ||Freshwater/Emperor |
|Emperor ||Medium ||Beginner-Enthusiast ||Hang-on-Tank ||BIO-Wheel ||Freshwater/Emperor |
|C-Series Canister ||Medium-Very Large Tanks ||Enthusiast ||Canister ||BIO-Filter Balls ||Freshwater/Emperor |
Sign up for TetraCare to help you be successful in your fish-keeping endeavor. This is a totally free program with the purchase of these aquarium systems and provides on-line and over the phone support. Once you register, you'll receive specially timed emails to guide you through the first six months of your aquarium experience and beyond. Free direct access to our TetraCare Team is just a phone call away. Just call 1-800-423-6458. Help is available seven days a week.