The Bio-Wheel Penguin Rite-Size Cartridge mechanically filters water through a pad of double thick poly-fiber, trapping debris and waste particles before the water is chemically filtered through Black Diamond Premium Activated Carbon. This pre-assembled cartridge is made with a patented ribbed backing to ensure even distribution of activated carbon and maximum water-to-carbon contact for crystal clear and clean water. The Bio-Wheel Penguin Rite-Size A Filter Cartridge slides easily into place, providing superior mechanical and chemical filtration and making replacement fast, dry and effortless.
The poly-fiber pad mechanically filters water before it's chemically filtered through the Black Diamond Premium Activated Carbon.
The patented ribbed backing creates an even distribution of activated carbon and maximum water-to-carbon contact for clearer water.
Double thick poly-fiber traps debris and waste particles and lasts for up to 2-4 weeks.
Slides easily into place making replacement fast, dry and effortless.
Replace filter cartridge every 2 - 4 weeks. Never clean or replace BIO-Wheel. Discoloration of material is normal and desirable. If excessive buildup occurs, rinse gently with dechlorinated water (room temperature) as needed. Extra media slot is for inserting additional filter cartridge or adding other filtration media.
Install Filter Cartridge(s). Rinse filter cartridges thoroughly and install with blue side facing back of filter box. BIO-Wheel should rest securely in BIO-Wheel Bearings.
Assemble Intake. Attach strainer to extension tube and insert extension tube into mid-level intake strainer. Attach mid-level strainer to intake tube and insert intake tube into impeller housing.
Install and Fill. Install Power filter on back of aquarium frame before adding water to filter box. Fill filter box with water. Replace BIO-Wheel and filter covers. To start your system, just plug in. Adjust intake if desired.