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Tetra Whisper Internal Aquarium Power Filter with BioScrubber

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Give your fishies a clear swimming environment with the quiet Tetra Whisper Internal Power Filter with BioScrubber. The submersible filter includes a 3-stage filtration system with a dual-sided Bio-Bag mesh, which catches debris and fish waste while the activated carbon absorbs odors and discoloration. The bio-scrubber features an anti-clog design for convenient and easy maintenance. The bio-scrubber also has a solid back, which pushes the water making it flow evenly over the bacteria-rich bristles for supreme performance. This filter is compatible with Tetra Bio-Bags for easy and reliable maintenance.

Key Benefits
  • Features a submersible filter with a quiet, convenient, 3-stage filtration system—chemical, biological and mechanical.
  • Dual-sided Bio-Bag mesh that catches debris and fish waste with an activated carbon that absorbs odors and discoloration.
  • The bio-scrubber’s solid back allows the water to flow evenly over the bacteria-rich bristles for best performance.
  • Anti-clog design for convenient and easy maintenance also provided by the bio-scrubber.
  • 5-10 gallon uses medium Whisper Bio-Bag Cartridges; 10-30 and 20-40 gallon uses large Whisper Bio-Bag Cartridges.

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  • Dimensions
    5.813 x 5.063 x 10.5 inches
  • Weight
    1.73 pounds
  • Aquarium Type
    Freshwater, Saltwater
  • Fish Type
    Tropical Freshwater, Marine Fish
  • Material
  • Reptile Type
    Aquatic Turtle
  • When cleaning the filter, unplug it. Do not use detergents or soap, as residues may harm fish.
  • Do not use sand in the aquarium when using the internal filter.
  • If the foam grid becomes clogged, remove and wash with water until debris is removed.
  • Replace filter cartridge every four weeks. To change the cartridge, unplug filter, remove and replace cartridge, and re-plug the filter.
  • If the motor is noisy, unplug the filter and remove it from aquarium. Remove the motor, open its cover, and flush gravel, leaves, or other debris with cool water. Replace the motor into the filter, mount the filter in the aquarium, and re-plug the unit.
  • It takes a few weeks for new aquarium water to be conditioned. You can use EasyBalanceTM to speed up conditioning. During the conditioning period, feed fish lightly and be sure all food is consumed.
  • When putting tap water into the aquarium, add AquaSafeTM water conditioner to neutralize harmful chlorine and chloramines.
  1. Insert the filter cartridge and foam grid. (Note: the front of the foam grid is market "front" and should face the front of the internal filter.)
  2. Hang the filter inside the aquarium and press the suction cup against the aquarium glass. Drape wire over the aquarium wall.
  3. The lip of the internal filter should be above water level, and the bottom of the internal filter should be at least one inch above the aquarium gravel. When positioning plants and other items, leave approximately 1/2 inches of clearance around the filter.
  4. Raise or lower the internal filter by adjusting the filter hanger. Rotate the filter hanger 90 degrees, remove it, and replace it in an alternate alignment hole. (In turtle tanks, the bottom of the internal filter should be submerged in at least 2 inches of water.)
  5. If the filter hanger does not fit on the aquarium frame, it can be replaced with an extra suction cup (provided). When pressed firmly, the suction cup will fit snugly into the filter.
ProductAquarium SizeFilter Cartridge Size
10iUp to 10 gallonsMedium
20iUp to 20 gallonsLarge
40iUp to 40 gallonsLarge
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