Tank Filters

Discussion in 'Goldfish' started by mikeonthebike, May 5, 2009.

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  1. mikeonthebike

    mikeonthebike Plankton

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    I want to know for a 29 gallon with 2 Orandas what is the best hang on filter should i buy. I was thinking about Hagan Aqua Clear. Should I buy 2 30 gallon filters or buy 1 70 gallon filter. Thanks Mike
     
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  3. bama

    bama Humpback Whale

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    I have a penguin emperor 200 and it works just flawlessly for my 30..
     
  4. missionsix

    missionsix Super Moderator Staff Member

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    1-70 gallon rated filter would be my choice.
     
  5. mikeonthebike

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    I was thinking of 2 30 gallons aqua clear. That would pump 150 x 2. That would be ok?? Thanks Mike
     
  6. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Hey Mike
    my thoughts

    I can see the benefit of 2 mechanical filters on a tank, if one fails, (rare these days) you still have biological capacity with the one thats still working
    you can also clean on alternate weeks, again this means less disruption of your biological media

    but 1 x 70 would be more convenient and only mean 1 plug and only 1 filter to maintain

    Steve
     
  7. mikeonthebike

    mikeonthebike Plankton

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    I have bought a 40 gallon breeder tank for my 2 goldfish and decided to put 2 Aqua clear 50's on it.