Who makes the best fish tank filter and why?

There are four basic styles of filters used for fish and turtle tanks:
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What gives an aquarium the ability to keep your fish a long and healthy life is of course, the filter. Like all animals, fish have waste and over time, it collects in the water they are living in. In a natural setting, whether its a lake, river, stream or ocean, there is plenty of room for waste and bacteria to be washed away, always keeping the fish happy. And for dogs, cats and other non-swimming pets, you dont have to be concerned with their waste ending up where they make their home. Your pet fish a truly unique in that way. So, whether you have an aquarium already or not, we feature high quality filter from Cascade, Rena, Marineland and many others.

What types of filters do we supply? Internal, foam, canister and power filters to name a few. They each have a unique way of getting the junk out of the water. If youve had a tank for a while, you may want to upgrade to a Marineland Magnum filter or a Rena Filstar filter. These awesome filters are superstars and perform like a pro.


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I have a big glass tank which is 4 * 2*2 it houses three giant guramee fish. The filtering system is a natural one which has porcelain cubes and some sponges. But the filtering system is literally useless as the tank is constantly discolored. Pleaae be kibd enough to suggest me a solution Put the filter in a safe spot, so when the power goes out your fish tank water will stay clean.
Photo provided by Flickr1. Filters are used for other fish species so why not use a filter for a betta tank.
Photo provided by FlickrHere is an awesome video explaining if betta fish need a filtered tank or not.
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A cheaper and more powerful version of this filter:

This is a how to video on how to build a simple, cheap, and effective aquarium filter for your aquarium or fish tank.

You have to wait until the media is cycled and saturated with bacteria. It will begin moving like in the video within weeks.

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HOW TO build aquarium stands ► Biological filtration is absolutely necessary in any aquarium toreduce the maintenance required. However, mechanical filtration andchemical filtration both have their places. Mechanical filtrationhelps maintain , andchemical filtration can take care of problems with or can be used toremove specific toxins or any that is introduced to the system.
It is important that you are aware that your tank water can be crystalclear and still be toxic to your fish, or it can be or dirty looking and be perfectlysafe!A good fish tank filter is needed if a fish tank is to be properly cleaned. With so many options available, choosing the best aquarium filters can be difficult. Not all of them are suitable for every fish tank. Before embarking on a quest for a fish filter, it’s important that you read this guide which outlines the best filters and what makes them great as well as a buyer’s guide that’s sure to make the purchase process much easier.Your aquarium filter helps increase the quality of the water in your fish tank. Most think of mechanical filtration when it comes to aquarium filters but as you will soon see, there are some other fish filter types that you need to know about.It is vitally important to the health of your fish that you providethem with sufficient filtration. Filtration can make your tank looknicer and will greatly reduce the care required to keep healthy happyfish (a in a filtered system is much nicer than the 80-90% a day thatan unfiltered system needs to stay viable). But filtration is noexcuse to shirk on . Your fish will still need proper feeding, tankcleaning, , and regularinspection for abuse, stress, , orany other problems.Turtle tank filters have to work hard to keep the water clean because aquatic turtles are so messy. To be a little gross about it, turtles poop and pee more than fish do, which makes the water dirtier and can lead to lots of bad bacteria that can make your turtle tank smelly and make your turtles sick.