Review by jwhitney535
April, 26 2010
Pros: Crystal clear water. Filter media is not that expensive and last a good long while.
Cons: VERY unreliable. It has a nasty habit of quitting. This happens during water changes.
Review by escarcha
March, 13 2007
Pros: good cleaning power easy to use quiet
Cons: replacement cartridges bit pricey
Review by cac34
January, 30 2007
Pros: Excellent filtration, durable, Bio wheel for wet dry action. Large filter cartridges and media containers.
Cons: I simply can not think of any cons on this filter.
Review by asterb
January, 17 2007
Pros: Bio-wheel aids in filtering. Ease of cleaning, and filtering ability.
Cons: Noisy, and spray bar requires thorough cleaning when maintaining filter.
Review by tjtoolmanz
July, 21 2006
Pros: Does EVERYTHING, easy to use, great combination of filter options
Review by mikewyatt
July, 13 2006
Pros: Efficient, quiet, easy to maintain.
Cons: Can't think of even one.
Review by Digger
January, 12 2005
Pros: It really works.
Cons: A bit noisy.
Review by RMoreno
November, 18 2004
Pros: It's quiet and cleans the tank very well.
Cons: The cartridges are somewhat costly.
Review by mikeedog
April, 21 2004
Pros: The bio-wheel and the options in the filter cartridge section are outstanding
Cons: The filters are more on the expensive side as compared to others on the market.
Review by steventhomas42
August, 25 2003
Pros: Affordable, Easy to Use, Extra cartridge for other filtration media
Cons: Might be considered noisy by some owners.
Review by yodosays
July, 31 2003
Pros: Great Biological Filtration, handles a lot of water per hour. Great durability.
Cons: Mediocre mechanical filtration; high price
Review by agtepstein
February, 20 2003
Pros: Durable, Reliable, Powerful, All-Around Great Filter
Cons: Can be noisy with biowheel, large and wide,expensive media if use it.
Review by cldoss
February, 16 2003
Pros: Excellent water quality and stability. Fairly Quiet, Easy to Clean
Cons: Cost of filers could be cheaper
Review by mstroadr
February, 04 2002
Pros: A great power filter. Easy to maintain and use.
Cons: Flow adjustment allows the pump to run dry.
Review by bill1911
April, 05 2001
Pros: The best biological filtration available in a power filter
Cons: Cartridges are a little spendy.
Review by abones4477
January, 08 2001
Pros: Excellent filtration, Ease of use
Review by jmccorm
December, 30 2000
Pros: Excellent power head. Dual filter/media/power wheel. Servicable.
Cons: Not for small tanks. Almost boolean flow control.
Review by grishy
December, 20 2000
Pros: sturdy, solid, powerful
Review by aagitch
November, 24 2000
Pros: Durable, multiple filteration, slick looking.
Cons: A little noisy at first. Expensive at local shops.
Review by monterey697
November, 24 2000
Pros: Best filter on the market, unlike canisters there is no fear of flooding.
Cons: fairly expensive
Review by sissy68
October, 24 2000
Pros: Easy to maintain
Cons: the replacement filters are too expensive ( 12.00 to 13.00 ) per pack