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Aqua Clear Power Head 70, 400 GPH

Aqua Clear Power Head 70, 400 GPH

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Aqua Clear Power Head 70, 400 GPH Information


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Are you having a difficult time deciding on what pump to buy in the market today? Choose one that has multiple purposes to get more value for your money. Try the AquaClear Powerhead 70 from Pet Store and you will not regret your decision.

This pump serves multiple functions and performs each one of them very well. It is used as a pump for under-gravel filter and can efficiently circulate water and air in the aquarium. It can be attached to various accessories of filtration systems like that of the AquaClear Quick Filter to aid it in filtering tasks. The pump is also used to supply air for protein skimmers. This pump is able to increase the oxygen levels of a tank whenever there are increases in the temperature of the water and in the fish stocking population. By doing so, it prevents the incidence of fish diseases and death.

The AquaClear Powerhead 70 can deliver a maximum of 400 gph flow rate. This powerful capacity to generate strong, continuous and consistent currents is essential in both reef and freshwater aquariums. An added feature of this pump is its ability to deliver high quality performance silently and using less energy. With its compact design, safe and durable mechanical filtration ability, this submersible pump is highly recommended by expert aquarists in the industry.

Model 70 offers both forward and reverse water flow. The use of reverse flow throuh an undergravel system promotes bacterial growth from the bottom up, increasing biological filtration capacity. The injection of water containing oxygen beneath the gravel bed helps to support superior conditions for beneficial nitrifying bacteria. Substrate maintenance is facilitated by debris being located near the surface for easy removal.
  • Dependable Service
  • Supports efficient filtration
  • Flow Control
  • Reverse Flow Option
  • Aquarium rim attachment fits easily to all standard aquarium rims
  • Solid, durable, compact pump construction
  • Epoxy sealed motor
  • Hermetically isolated from water—fully submersible
  • Water movement switch controls reverse and forward flow
  • Fully variable output control suction cup bracket allows custom and deep installations
  • Noise suppressor air filter quietly removes airborne contaminants before they can pollute
  • Free floating impeller
  • "Venturi" aeration device increases surface agitation and gas exchange efficiency


Specifications

  • Output: 400 GPH (175GPH in reverse flow mode)
  • Supports Efficient Filtration
  • Dependable Service
  • Flow Control
  • Reverse Flow Option
  • Aquarium rim attachment fits easily to all standard aquarium rims
  • Solid, durable, compact pump construction
  • Epoxy sealed motor
  • Hermetically isolated from water—fully submersible
  • Water movement switch controls reverse and forward flow
  • Fully variable output control suction cup bracket allows custom and deep installations
  • Noise suppressor air filter quietly removes airborne contaminants before they can pollute
  • Free floating impeller
  • "Venturi" aeration device increases surface agitation and gas exchange efficiency
  • Output stem accepts a 1/2" (14mm) hose for remote water return

What's in the Box

  • 6` Power Cord
  • Powerhead
  • Aeration Control Valve
  • Adjustable Rim Attachment
  • Optional Suction Cup Attachment
  • Adapter Cone For Most Undergravel Filters


Manufacturer Info

Hagen
Rolf C. Hagen Inc. has its International Headquarters in Montreal, Canada and has wholly owned subsidiaries in the United States, England, France, Germany and Malaysia (South East Asia). Joint ventures include Japan, Korea, Thailand and South Africa, there are also numerous strong partnership agreements in quite a few other countries such as Spain, Mexico, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan and the Philipines to name just a few. Rolf C. Hagen Inc. distribution capacity spans the globe to provide the very best in pet supplies to the independent pet trade.


Warranty

1 year manufacturer warranty

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power head

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Posted: 4/25/2012 from YONKERS, NY UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: Great product, fast delivery , no problems..


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Fun with AquaClear

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Posted: 3/19/2012 from ROWLETT, TX UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I wish that this product had a basket on the intake. I put it in my aquarium and the intake sucked up two of my fish and killed them. I fixed the problem, but it would have been so much easier if AquaClear had put the darn basket on the intake. That being said, if you really want to power charge the bubbles that come out of the outlet, hook it up to your air pump. I just did and it shoots millions of bubbles into the aquarium and looks really cool. There were a goodly amount before when I used the regular atmosphere air tube but now it's really unbelievable. Try it.


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unreliable

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Posted: 9/13/2011 from DALLAS, TX UNITED STATES
2.5 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: Failed after a year.


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unreliable

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Posted: 9/13/2011
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Failed after a year.


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Posted: 9/13/2011
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Failed after a year.


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unreliable

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Posted: 9/13/2011
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Failed after a year.


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Excellant versitile Pump

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!


Posted: 1/15/2011 from HILLSBORO, OR UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I have been running what are now called Aqua Clear 70's on my 40L freshwater tank since 1986.. (Does anyone make a 40L any more?) Very Reliable pumps which literally hold up for years, works in virtually any submerged position (with a little non standard creative bracketing.) The Aquaclear Power Heads use no Impeller shaft bearings which wear out and get out of alignment all too frequently on other manufacturers power heads. The first thing I do with these power heads is seal up their venturi with silicone, as when submerged to a depth of more than 4 to 6 inches they pump water out the Venturi anyways. And yes, like all power heads they do produce a little heat, but not enough to eliminate the need for the use of a heater with tropical fish and plants. As for current flow, I put a quick filter on the input, and connect the output through a 5/8 I.D. black vinyl hose which is then adapted to a hose with 3/4" I.D. with 1/8 thich wall, (does any manufacturer offer a 3/4 to 5/8 inch hose barb adapter any more? You could find them in the 80's,) which hose then fits perfectly into my Undertow UG filter plate risers for reverse flow operation.


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RAL

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Posted: 10/7/2010 from CANTON, OH UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This is an excellent product and I would highly recommend it to others needing circulating currents in their acquariums. It is easy to assembly and has many attachments for other uses.


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Died 5 months

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Posted: 6/19/2010 from HUNTINGTON STATION, NY UNITED
3.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: I have used these units in the past and they all worked well. I have a 140 gal Tenecor with a built in wet/dry I use 2 power head 70's to run the system. Well one unit just shut down after 5 moths of use, and I was running on half the output. I will contact Hagen on Monday to see if they will warranty this unit. However I had to purchase one asap till this issue is resolved. The warranty states it is good for 2 years. I will update this review after I get in touch with a rep. from Hagen


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it dose the trick

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Posted: 6/16/2010 from KENNER, LA UNITED STATES
3.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner


Comments: Its working but it was hard to figure out how to put it together. The instructions weren't very well writen.


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