Hello everyone! in today’s review post I’m going to be reviewing the Whisper IQ Power Filter for Aquariums.
Personally I purchased the 60 gallon variant for my 29-gallon aquarium and it’s been absolutely wonderful so far. Keep in mind while reading this post if anything was to change I will update this post and or create a separate post if necessary.
I’m a firm believer in buying at least double of what you need in order to maintain a healthy Aquarium. If it was up to me I would have two of these because I’m a firm believer in overkill when it comes to aquarium filtration.
With people in similar situations with a 30-gallon tank in attaching the 60-gallon filter variant to it they might think it’s a bit overkill based off of its default flow setting. This filter has a really nice flow control slider on the top of the unit. You can have it going full speed like a dam releasing water or you can have it dialed way back if you like. It will still do a really good job of cleaning your aquarium water. Another thing that I like about it is that I do not have to prime it at all. This is a big plus for me and I probably will never buy an aquarium filter that doesn’t have this feature. Having to prime your filters in 2019 / 2020 is ridiculous. Get with the program other manufacturers.
This is one of the quietest hang on back filters I’ve ever used. With the exception of the falling water sound, you really can’t hear any sort of humming or anything from the unit itself. Do keep in mind though that there is a recommended water level indicator that you’re supposed to follow. I’ve gone past it before but never to the point where it completely covers up the motor that hangs within the aquarium. So be wary of that. They also have some sort of special technology in it to help with vibrations and overall noise volume as a whole. So they definitely considered that when making this product.
Something else that is a big plus for this aquarium filter is the fact that it has plenty of room inside the unit for you to add whatever kind of filter media that you want. So if you want to have a bunch of sponges in there plus some biological media you could totally do that. Or you could have any sort of configuration you like really. I personally am a fan of putting polyfill in my aquarium filters that need that extra little bit of polishing.
So in closing, I definitely recommend this aquarium filter. It also comes in at a reasonable price point. Listed below is some information from the Amazon product page itself.
Information from Amazon:
- USES STAYCLEAN TECHNOLOGY: A quiet, durable and easy filter system that uses Stay Clean Technology to provide easier maintenance and healthier fish.
- FLOW CONTROL: Reduce the flow as low as 10 GPH for Bettas, plants, feeding or other low flow needs.
- QUIET: A sound barrier decouples the motor from the filter to produce sound less than 40 decibels. Minimal noise
- NO PRIMING REQUIRED: The submerged motor starts up with no priming required.
- FOR 60 GALLON AQUARIUMS: The adjustable intake telescopes up or down to fit your aquarium’s needs.