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post #1 of 4 Old 01-13-2007, 10:29 AM Thread Starter
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Another Filter Question

I have not bought my filter yet for my 75 gallon oceanic. I went to my local fish store and they recommended a few good choices.

Option 1 - 1 Cascade 1500 - their price = $189.00 I have searched the net and found a few for under 130.

Option 2 - 2 AquaClear 110 Filters - their price = $59.00 ea. I have searched the net and found an average price of $60.

What is your recommendation in these 2 filters?

I have an AquaClear 50 on a tank at the fire station on a 30 gallon tank and the water is more clear than it has been in years. Also, the PH is staying @ 7.0, where before you had to play with the PH balance chems.

Let me know, thanks for your help.
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post #2 of 4 Old 01-13-2007, 04:14 PM
Well it matters, canisters are much more expensive but are very good. Power filters are cheaper but arent as good. But then again power filters are sufficiant for most tanks.
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post #3 of 4 Old 01-14-2007, 01:51 AM
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To be honest and IMHO, both. As for prices, CHECK HERE first. I think it will make the decision a little easier. If you go with one filter, get the canister. More circulation, more filtration options and overall better for that size tank.
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post #4 of 4 Old 01-14-2007, 08:15 AM Thread Starter
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Fish_4_all, That is an amazing site. Im going to get the Cascade 1500 filter from there now. Awesome price.
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