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Nu-Clear Model 533 - 30 sq. ft. 25 Micron Mechanical & Carbon Filter

Nu-Clear Model 533 - 30 sq. ft. 25 Micron Mechanical & Carbon Filter

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Nu-Clear Model 533 - 30 sq. ft. 25 Micron Mechanical & Carbon Filter Information




Nu-Clear 500 Series Modular Canister Filters provide the ultimate in aquatic life support systems for consumer and commercial fresh and salt water aquariums, fountains, or ponds. With several mechanical, chemical and biological options to choose from, Nu-Clear filters have the flexibility to fit all your aquarium and pond applications. The different models may be used on their own or in combination with other models to provide the ultimate in filtration systems. The Nu-Clear 500 Series Modular Canister Filters are appropriate for aquariums 50 gallons and up and for ponds 300 gallons and up.

Nu-Clear filters feature heavy duty molded PVC construction with a stainless steel lid clamp for secure leak free operation and carry a 2 year guarantee. The filter bodies are approximately 13" wide and 12.5" tall (overall width with fittings is 15”). An additional clearance of 8” above the filter is required to remove the cartridge for cleaning. Nu-Clear filters have 1" FNPT inlet and outlet ports allowing for higher flow rates (up to 1,200 gallons/hr) than similar filters with 3/4” ports. All models come with adapters for 3/4" and 1" hose, stainless steel hose clamps, pipe seal tape, and a drain valve.

MODEL 533
The ultimate aquatic filter. The 30 sq. ft. 25 micron cartridge has 20% more surface area than other similar filters. The cartridge traps particles larger that 25 microns and polishes the water crystal clear. The cartridge can be cleaned and reused. This filter will also hold 1.5 lbs of activated carbon for absorbing water yellowing compounds and other dissolved organics. Includes pressure gauge and 1.5 lbs of pre-bagged premium Inland Seas Marine and Reef Activated Carbon.


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Nu-Clear Model 533 - 30 sq. ft. 25 Micron Mechanical & Carbon Filter Reviews



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MIKE

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Posted: 6/10/2014 from Saint Paul, MN UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: BEST MECHANICAL FILTER MONEY CAN BUY PLUS THE 120 BUCKS I SPENT FOR THE PUMP A DANNER 12 BUT THAT GIVES ME PLENTY OF PUMP TO HOOK UP ANOTHER CANISTER OR TWO USING ON A OVER STOCKED CICHLAD TANK


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Well Engineered Unit.

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Posted: 3/30/2013 from Pembroke Pines, Florida.
5.0 5
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Comments: After years of experience dealing with both American and European equipment, I have to admit that from an engineering point of view, this filter is one of the best designs I have come across. It easily rivals any of the German units I used in Europe and that is saying something! The 'add on' extensions you can get for these filters is also a good idea and which makes them rather unique. I have the filter coupled to an Iwaki MD-100R(T) which is pushing through it 35 GPM and at high pressure. I'm not sure I would get away with this if it were not for the nice big 1 inch threaded ports the filter is fitted with. Also, no leaks despite the pressure. A well thought out unit.


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Crystal Clear Water!

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Posted: 6/24/2012 from Dallas, TX UNITED STATES
4.5 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Bought this as a polisher to use on my return pump to my 180G reef tank. I was having a pretty hard time with micro bubbles and this guy completely solved it. After 24 hours there is a night and day difference in my water clarity. For reference, my return pump is a Mag 12. The only reason I don't give this 5 stars is the directions that came with the pump are poorly written and have grammar mistakes.


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Crystal Clear Water!

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Posted: 6/24/2012
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: Bought this as a polisher to use on my return pump to my 180G reef tank. I was having a pretty hard time with micro bubbles and this guy completely solved it. After 24 hours there is a night and day difference in my water clarity. For reference, my return pump is a Mag 12. The only reason I don't give this 5 stars is the directions that came with the pump are poorly written and have grammar mistakes.


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life saver - crystal clear H2O

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Posted: 6/16/2012 from Irvine, CA UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: I didn't wash my GFO before putting it in the reactor and attatching to the tank - my tank looked like a car rusted to death in it, it was a horrible experience. After a day and a half it was barely any better. I figured I should try something I assumed was not needed on a reef tank with a sump - a canister filter. Within 2 (yeah, two) hours, my tank was crystal clear - the water clearer than pre-GFO!! I thought I was gonna have to tear down my tank and start over but this saved my life - the rocks still have a copper hue, but the water is the best it's ever been!!!


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Almost Perfect

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Posted: 4/24/2012 from HOT SPRINGS, AR
4.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: High quality filter. The only problem is that you must make sure the lid is tightened very well, or it leaks. Other than that, it is a great product.


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NU-CLEAR CANISTER

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Posted: 12/12/2011 from TAYLORSVILLE, NC UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: IF YOUR LOOKING FOR A CANISTER FILTER NU- CLEAR IS THE CLEAR CHOICE. I ADDED THE CARBON CANISTER TO MY SYSTEM AND IT'S GREAT. VERY LITTLE RESTRICTION AND COMES WITH 3/4" AND1" FITTINGS. I GIVE THIS PRODUCT A THUMBS UP. STEPHEN DAVIDSON :)


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Canister filter

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Posted: 7/26/2011 from SAN TAN VALLEY, AZ UNITED STAT
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: They work very well. I love having the one inch inlet outlet for the flow rates..


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Nu-Clear and Redear slider

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Posted: 3/2/2011 from SOUTH CHINA, ME UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert


Comments: I have used this filter on my Aquatic turtle for about 5years and works grate, also would recommend the empty extension kit and add use Bio media and carbon.


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Great Filter

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Posted: 1/12/2011 from WI UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Intermediate


Comments: This filter works great on my 125g saltwater reef fish tank. I have had it for a few months now and my water quality has improved visually, I have had no negative effects on my water tests. I just recently replaced some of my sand which stirred up a lot of trapped debris in the sand and made the water cloudy, but after not even an hour you could see the water clearer. About 4 hours later there was hardly a trace that any disturbance had occurred. I am running the filter with a 1100 gallon/hour pump in a split loop system, meaning my return pump is separate from my filter pump, but due to the great flow through the filter I am able to filter more water then the return pump can cycle. I had a Fluval Fx5 that worked ok, but this Nu-Clear filter much easier to clean, better water flow, and better cleaning performance. I would recommend this to anyone.


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