Anyone heard of ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter?
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Saltwater Fish and Coral Reef Tanks » Beginner Saltwater Aquariums » Saltwater Aquarium Equipment » Anyone heard of ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter?

Anyone heard of ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter?

This is a discussion on Anyone heard of ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter? within the Saltwater Aquarium Equipment forums, part of the Beginner Saltwater Aquariums category; --> My Fluval just wasn't cutting it. I've had to do 50% water changes every week for the last month. I tested the tap water ...

Check out these saltwater fish profiles
Emperor Angelfish
Emperor Angelfish
Panther Grouper
Panther Grouper
Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools vBmenu Seperating Image Search this Thread vBmenu Seperating Image
Anyone heard of ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter?
Old 09-29-2006, 06:06 AM   #1
 
Anyone heard of ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter?

My Fluval just wasn't cutting it. I've had to do 50% water changes every week for the last month. I tested the tap water and it was okay. I have been told that a Fluval alone is not enough so I ordered a filter that is supposedly specifically for saltwater tanks.

I ordered a ProClear Pro 150 w/ prefilter online. It has a built in venturi protien skimmer, which I needed because the SeaClone skimmer never worked properly - never collected a drop of sludge. Does anyone know anything about the filter I bought? I probably should have checked here first :P

Thanks!
Michael is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-2006, 07:46 AM   #2
 
I have never seen them actually in use by anyone. Sorry can't help you on that one.
usmc121581 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2006, 10:06 PM   #3
 
I might buy the same filter, It seems to be a good choice. But I would prefer to have someone tell as if is a good filter or not. Im planning to use it in a 90 gallon tank.
Thanks
pescao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-30-2006, 10:17 PM   #4
 
It's just an overflow with a sump, so you sould definitely be better.

EDIT: It looks like it comes with bioballs. I understand using bioballs cause issues with nitrates.
crazie.eddie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2006, 07:55 AM   #5
 
It has for me in the past. You could save money by just building a sump out of a 20gal tank. :D
usmc121581 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2006, 09:18 AM   #6
 
how would you build a 20 gallon sump?
what do you need to build that?
pescao is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2006, 09:58 AM   #7
 
most people use a 20gal aquarium or I have heard about people using rubber maid tubs. Here are pics of my sump:


I know its not as fancy as the ones you can buy but it saves a lot of money and does the same thing.
usmc121581 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-2006, 12:17 PM   #8
 
Yeah, allot of people I know just use rubber made tubs. All they really do is use a tub and fill it with LR.
crazie.eddie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2006, 03:55 AM   #9
 
Here's a pic of a DIY sump, which was used in a freshwater setup...

crazie.eddie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2006, 12:54 PM   #10
 
Those look like nice sumps, guys. I think creating one is a little beyond my ability at this point. :P

Quote:
Originally Posted by crazie.eddie
It's just an overflow with a sump, so you sould definitely be better.

EDIT: It looks like it comes with bioballs. I understand using bioballs cause issues with nitrates.
Is that true? Do bioballs cause issues with nitrates?
Michael is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Has anyone heard of....? wildman Cyprinids and Atherinids 2 03-02-2009 05:26 PM
Fluval Prefilter and BioMax blueblenny Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 2 01-13-2009 12:28 AM
I heard.... funnyfish Invertebrates 2 07-09-2008 09:59 PM
So today I heard... scottysgirl Beginner Planted Aquarium 7 11-06-2007 01:02 AM
has anybody heard of this? serpaekeeper45 Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 4 07-30-2007 11:37 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:41 PM.