Aquarium Pharmaceuticals RENA SmartFilter 30 (Hang-on-Back Filter)

AP7413

This item has been discontinued.

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals, API, MARS Fishcare Features:
  • Up to 30gals
  • Three sizes available 10-20, 20-30 and 30-55 Gallons
  • Mechanical, chemical and biological filtration from 4-sided cartridges (4X the cleaning power) with Bio-Chem Zorb™
  • Universal replacement cartridges – one size fits all. The Power of “1, 2, 3”
  • Revolutionary caddy with ease of access and drip-reduction cup
  • Unique motor rack that can be removed from the filter without removing the main lid of the filter
  • Dosing port for water treatments and medications
  • 4, 8 & 12 Bio Chem Stars (included) added for superior biological filtration and slotted in unique towers
Benefits:
  • A filter for the vast majority of HOB filter usage
  • Brings the superior filtration of a canister filter to the back of the aquarium
  • Eliminates mess during monthly maintenance
  • Simple cleaning of an important part of the filter.
  • Allows for accurate and thorough dispersal of aquarium treatments & medications
  • Increases biological filtration

Manufacturer Info

Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Aquarium Supplies
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals (API) has been helping people take good care of ornamental fish for over 40 years. Their research and development scientists have advanced the care of fish with all-natural medications, stable bacteria for biological filtration, one-bottle test kits, consumer-friendly dosing caps and much more. They’ve received over 25 global patents for their breakthrough innovations in the aquatics industry. And they continue to look for ways to improve the fishkeeping experience for hobbyists. Research. Experience. Dedication to scientific, quality treatment for healthy fish. It’s what makes API the first choice of aquarium owners. API manufactures and sells hundreds of products across many different product categories, including aquarium and pond treatments, aquarium equipment, aquariums and fish nutrition.

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Easy to Install

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I like that the product was described well online. When I am unfamiliar with a particular brand and can't pick it up and look at it a thorough description goes a long way in my decision to purchase. The product was just as I expected and it arrived quickly. I am very pleased.
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Tannins=GONE

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I bought this to replace a 60g rated hang-on filter on my 20g planted f.w. tank. I had been battling w/ tannins from my driftwood for a full year w/o much success. after setting this up and running it for only 48hrs, the tank is now CLEAR. it is a bit noisy though, even after checking for and fix...Read More
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Great design, AWFUL service

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"It's the 1980's Jaguar of filters...great design, but you better own 2 because one will always be in the shop"I've owned the 55 for less than two months when the motor failed. I tried calling Rena for help, all you get is an answering machine. They called me back two days later and told m...Read More
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Leaks when Dirty

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I bought the 30 gallon model and it worked fine for a couple of weeks (quiet and efficent). I even had it combined with their Smartheater which is a nice feature. The BIG problem I experienced is that when the filter media starts to get DIRTY and the FLOW is reduced then the water backs up a...Read More
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great heater

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Yes, I'm glad I got this filter. Does the job quietly and the price was good. Will get the heater that attaches to it.A good idea from Rena.
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It's okay but the feet that keeps it from tilting wont hold up I had to put cardboard between the tank and filter to keep it balance because once the water is in their it becomes too heavy...?
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55 gal model

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Larger than I anticipated, approximately 16� long. The 55 takes up more than half of my 36 gal bow front. In fact I had to significantly modify the tank and cover to make room for the filter. Overall the filter works well and has kept my tank very clean, but the noise and vibration comes and goes ...Read More
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