Macro™ 50 External Canister Filter
- 200 gallon per hour (gph) rating.
- Removable hose-connecting device.
- Adjustable flow control system.
- Easy-to-open filter head.
- Calibrated anti-vibration bushings.
- Space saving design.
Zoo Med's Macro™ 50 is the perfect filtration system for Aquatic tanks up to 50 gallons.
Here's Ashley to help you set it up.
|Item Number: TCN-34|
Product Manual: (pdf)TCN-34_Macro50.pdf
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Q: Does the Carbon bag go above or below the ceramic media in the filter chamber?
A: The carbon bag should go below the center sponge.
Q: How often should I change the carbon?
A: The carbon should be replaced once a month.
Q: How often should I change the ceramic media?
A: The ceramic media should only be changed if it is restricting water flow.
Q: How often should I change the sponge(s)?
A: The sponge(s) can be rinsed monthly but only need to be changed if they cannot be cleaned or if they start to break down.
Q: How do I prime this filter?
A: Be sure that the canister is completely full of water and that the fill cap is in place before plugging the filter in.
Q: What is the ceramic media for? A: The ceramic media provides surface area for beneficial bacteria to grow. This bacteria will help trap other bacteria and break down waste trapped in the filter.
Q: How often should I clean my filter?
A: Once a month should be sufficient for most tanks. You may need to adjust your cleaning schedule on a tank by tank basis.
Q: What are the dimensions of the included tubing and hoses?
A: The 2 tubes are 11.75" long, with a diameter of 5/8"; the 2 hoses are 4' long with a diameter of 3/4".