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Fluval AquaClear 50 Power Head For Aquariums Up To 50 Gallons
Powerhead Model 50 is a multifunctional pump delivering outstanding peformance for various applications.
Efficiently drives undergravel filters, circulates and aerates aquarium water. Attaches to AquaClear Quick Filter. It can be connected to protein skimmers, which are essential devices for most marine aquariums. Freshwater aquariums benefit from additional currents in many applications.
Using a Powerhead 50 in combination with an AquaClear Quick Filter provides added safe mechanical filtration for cleaner water conditions and protects baby fish. A unique reverse flow feature allows the Powerhead to force water down the undergravel riser stem and beneath the gravel. This helps promote bacterial growth from the bottom up. Injection of oxygen-rich water beneath the undergravel bed supports superior conditions for beneficial nitrifying bacteria.
Powerhead Model 50 includes the following design, safety and utility innovations: a compact, energy- efficient, and completely submersible motor, insulated in epoxy resin to protect against harsh fresh and salt water environments; a venturi aeration feature which increases surface agitation and gas exchange; a convenient rim attachment bracket that fits easily on most standard aquarium rims; flow control.
Maximum flow rate is 270 US gph/ 1022 lph.
Recommended aquarium capacity: 50 US gal/190 Liters
Uses only 12 Watts of electricity.