Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    MTS Survivor Jannika's Avatar
    Usergroup
    AC Members
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    N. California
    Last Activity
    04-28-2013 1:58 AM
    Posts
    1,498

    Product Review: Penguin 200B Power Filter

    Penguin 200B Power Filter

    ***** 5 stars

    Made by: Marineland
    Paid: $24.99
    200 gph, for up to 50 gallon tank
    9" rim hanging width
    9" adjustable length intake tube

    Pros:
    Complete BIO Wheel 3 stage filtration
    Extra pocket for additional filter or media of your choice
    Good quality for a great price. What more do you need?
    Intake tube can take water from bottom AND middle
    No worries even with large water changes
    Quiet
    3 year warranty

    Cons:
    The BIO wheel is great for beneficial bacteria, but does it really eliminate nitrite on contact as advertised? Not according to my test kit. Then again, I never expected it to. I only now saw that claim on the box.

    Other comments:
    My plexiglass top required altering, so I took a soldering iron and cut out a rectangular piece where the filter would hang. After that, it was basically plug it in and forget about it. It's kept the water crystal clear without changing the filter nearly as often as suggested. They're not expensive, I just haven't found it necessary. The fish are tickled and I'm so happy I'm getting another one for my new tank.
    Last edited by msjinkzd; 04-29-2010 at 4:02 PM.





  2. #2
    Dr. Funkenstein Pofke13LT's Avatar
    Usergroup
    AC Members
    Real Name
    Povilas
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Grayslake, IL
    Last Activity
    09-21-2011 10:49 AM
    Posts
    121
    These filters are very nice. I have a 200 on my 20gal and a 350 on my 55.



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Product Review: Eheim 2217 Classic Series Canister Filter
    By SuBXeRo in forum Product Reviews
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-03-2011, 9:35 AM
  2. Filter Maintenance and Cleaning Tips
    By Reddog80p in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 10-16-2010, 2:42 PM
  3. sponge filter better than power filter?
    By mademan2 in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-11-2006, 6:57 AM
  4. Penguin bio wheel power filter versus Fluval 4 internal filter versus Magnum Canister
    By watermelon in forum Freshwater Equipment, Products, & DIY
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 01-08-2006, 12:17 PM

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •