Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
pride

Aquaclear quality

Recommended Posts

Hi All,

Has there been a decline in quality of the aquaclear filters or am I just unlucky and got a dud?

I bought a new ac200 and straight up unit seems much more noisy than what these used to be. I took apart the impeller and shaft to rinse for any grit and reset but still same rattle. With the lid off its bearable but not what I want.

Decided to lube the impeller and shaft with a little vaseline which made the unit dead silent but 2 days later already back to the noisy unit.

Anyone else have this problem or a known issue with the AC now?

Edited by pride

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Adam, 

Welcome back.

Not sure of the quality of current aquaclear but I am still using the aquaclear that you gave me longtime ago :clap

What fish are you keeping now? Still into American?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey mate, long time since I saw you around mac park although I recently got cut in the last round of redundancies which I was hoping.

Back with the one tank for now and currently cycling with plans for a multispinosa species tank which I havent kept before. 

I'm sure one will turn into a second tank though the hobby seems so much more expensive now. 

Ended up ditching the ac200 for an eheim 2217.

Living in a flat and couldnt cope with new noise from the AC.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

×