Power Filters reviews

Aquatop PF40-UV Hang-On Filter with UV Sterilization

Aquatop PF40-UV Hang-On Filter with UV Sterilization

Aquatop PF40-UV Hang-On Filter with UV Sterilization 

Aquatop is the only company that produces UV over the back filtration.

This Aquatop hang on filter aquarium comes with U.V. lights for a better water disinfection, with a self- adjustable screen for impurities and water filtration media that can be replaced. The flow rate of this model can be modified. This Aquatop UV Hang-On Filter is a good option for saltwater fish aquarium and it’s also a good freshwater aquarium filtration.

This fish aquarium filter comes supplied with a mechanical and chemical filtration. However this filter does not have a biological filtration system that’s why some people say that you will need an additional filter which has one preferable a canister filter.

This model filter that seems to be the complicated by describing its functions is however easy to install and has a multitude of features necessary for any aquarium that should be clean and sanitized. The system filter has a filter capacity of filtering about 128 gallons of water per hour and is suitable for aquariums that are up to 40 gallons. Skimmer filter offers the possibility of cleaning water from surface and provides a necessary gas exchange.

This hang on back filter due to its UV Sterilizer function will dispose of undesirable algae blooms, keeping a perfect environment and a crystal clear water for your aquarium life forms to enjoy.

This Aquatop UV filter is great, it will keep your water crystal clear, and it easy to setup. Also it’s easy to clean the filter.


Pros: 1. Unique UV Sterilization System

         2.Keeps the water crystal clear

  1. Silent

Cons: 1. It does not have biological filtration

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Canister Filters reviews

Aquatop CF300 3-Stage Canister Filter, 264 gph

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Aquatop CF300 3-Stage Canister Filter, 264 gph

One of the best canister filters, Aquatop CF300, that money can buy. You will find that it is easy to install- about 30 minutes or less. It has three stages of filtration that provide the fish tanks biological and chemical filtration, in order to have a good ecosystem for the fish to enjoy. It looks pretty good and has a solid construction and has all the parts that are needed to get the fish tank started like filter pads and hoses.

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This canister filter type it’s easy to clean, which is a big advantage. The spray bar diffuses the water flow output. The external filter comes with some pretty nice bio balls, but there is room for more and the more, the better.

Don’t worry because is a cheap tank filter, it will exceed its price.

This model it’s not difficult to maintain and operate  and it’s a good filter for fish tanks that are up to 75 gallons. Another great ability of this fish tank filter is that it can filter larger particles from water, also works with both seawater and freshwater.

The flow of the water as you will notice is very strong and it won’t disappoint you.Cf300 comes with filter sponges. The best part about this product it is his silentness, so you can place the aquarium on your bedroom and won’t hear a thing. This filter comes with all the media filter that you will need.

This Aquatop external filter has the ability to eliminate the manual siphoning to fill the filter with water, due to its feature of the priming pump. This aquarium filter does not come with the UV sterilizing bulbs to eliminate the bacteria and algae spores that are in the fish tank.


  1. Easy setup and priming
  2. A Great Price
  3. Very Quiet



  1. There are no instructions included, only the pictures on the box.
  2. Spills water during disassembly/cleaning.

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Aquatop canister filter is a pretty cool filter and it’s a great deal for peoples on a tight budget and not too bad for an effective and a silent canister.

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