Penguin® Power Filters

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All Penguin® BIO-Wheel® Power Filters deliver easy, three-stage mechanical, chemical and biological aquarium filtration.

Convenient Penguin Rite-SizeTM Filter Cartridges come ready to use with each filter...ready to mechanically and chemically remove waste, discoloration and odors. Each contains new faster-acting Black Diamond® Premium Activated Carbon for maximum efficiency. Biological filtration is provided by the revolutionary and patented BIO-Wheel - proven best at removing toxic ammonia and nitrite.

All BIO-Wheel filters feature Noise-Reducing Two-Piece Vented Covers, and Adjustable Mid-Level Intake Strainers.

The Penguin® 75 BIO-Wheel® Power Filter brings Penguin's 3-stage filtration technology to aquariums up to 10 gallons. The 75 is ideal for new aquariums as well as establish tanks in need of an upgrade.

Penguin® Power Filters is rated 3.2 out of 5 by 183.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only the best I have used a number of HOB filters over the years and Marineland only puts out quality products. The Penguin filter will be the last filter you buy.
Date published: 2018-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great filter for the price Using this filter on my 55 gallon but I customized mine and never had to buy new filter cartridge for five years still using the same one it came with ppl just have to know how to set it up and know about the filtration stages it worked great for me thanks marineland
Date published: 2018-07-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 2nd one purchased Terrible, worked great for a couple of months then the pumped stopped filtering the water. Went to Petsmart and purchased another one and having the same problem.
Date published: 2018-06-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst filter I've ever owned! These filters are garbage! I've had a couple filter for months. They constantly makes a grinding noise since I've had it. I've even taking it apart and put it back together multiple times to try and fix it. I've read this is very common in these filters. Stay away and go with an aquaclear .
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quiet filter I bought a 10 gallon Marineland with a Penguin 75 filter about six months ago. It was to replace a smaller tank. I love the easy set up and the waterfall filter. It has been working out great.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I really have relied on my 150 and ha e had no problems until today it just stopped working, so sad!
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Sucks so far Just bought this today. It’s loud, the bio wheel isn’t turning, water isn’t flowing. Taking this back tomorrow.
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy! Brought this product about a week ago an already is making a horrible grinding noise in the propeller area. After 1 week!
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from They work great but... I have two (1) is a 150 and (2nd) is a 350. Impellers in both have gotten loud. My 350 came with a damaged rubber grommet on one end but didn't notice it till a month after i bought it. Now i'm looking for new impellers after only 6 months. Thats proving to be a challenge as well!
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Multifaceted Filtration For Clear, Clean Water. I recently bought the Penquin 150 Bio Wheel Filter. It is a well built system that oxgenates the water thoroughly. There is room for 2 filters and other biomaterials. The rotating wheel for added biofiltration is a nice touch. It is also a fairly quiet unit. The only drawback is the outflow current is pretty strong. My fish can deal with it, but if you have a planted aquarium, you may want to move your plants about 4 inches or more from the outflow, as I did. I also have rocks and plants setup so my fish have a quiet spot to retreat to. The strength of this filter, however, makes for good water circulation.
Date published: 2018-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better by design... Bio Wheel technology is a superior form of wet dry biological filtering. IMO... there is simply no better power filter available. The Ribbed Back cartridge design keeps water flowing through the Black Diamond carbon instead of channeling it around or having a tea bag effect. These filters are well thought out and have proven performance. I give it two thumbs up... And my fish give it TWO FINS UP!
Date published: 2018-03-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from EHHH Bought for my stepsons tank and have had nothing but issues with it and it was incomplete and the bio-wheel was missing and my tank is a mess because it comes on and off randomly. i have the penguin 100
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cleans well I bought this filter about a year and a half ago. I have really liked it until recently. The propeller has gotten really loud. I have tried cleaning it, oiling it, only helps for 10 min. Any suggestions?
Date published: 2018-03-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it i bought the 100 at petsmart and after an hour of use it made my water clear I love it so much im gonna use the emperor on my 55 gallon
Date published: 2018-03-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Filter !!! I have had a Penguin 200 for over 10 years now and my water is crystal clear. It's been in my 30 gal. tank and now it's in my 55 gallon. if you clean and do your regular mantance to the filter it will give you many years of clear water. Ordering parts are easy and quick it doesn't get any better than that Thank You Marineland .
Date published: 2018-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works great works great is a recent purchase so hope all stays well but def. like the product and features
Date published: 2018-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Filter? Bio filter 75 doesn’t seem to want to spin? Not sure if that is normal.
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow What a Difference I had an aquarium when I was a teenager, and even with several plant-eating fish and a north facing window, algae was always out of control. We bought our first Penguin filter a year ago as part of a kit that was on sale for 50% because of the price and complete kit, and we were happy to find what a difference the biowheel makes in overall aquarium cleanliness. No more out of control algae. There was a little, but nothing a scrubber and a low dose of algaecide didn't take care of. Water clarity is crystal. Our fish look very happy, and so do we.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Way to loud! I’ve hadn’t the 350 bio-wheel for a month and it’s making a nasty sound and I’ve tried everything to try and make it stop nothibg is working tho
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Water splashing ? Love the filter but the water is splashing out of the back tank ? I removed the biowheel and it stopped ?
Date published: 2018-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent filter I have had this for 3 weeks and it runs fine and keeps water clean my only complaint is the water fall sound which is loud until we’re the water comes out . Is where I have the water and then it very quiet but for some might be loud for a small room like I have
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well, reliable, and customizable. I started being deployed for combat frequently at high tempo, so I gave away my fish and let my parents keep my tank and equipment until I was ready. My old 20H setup sat empty in my Dad's garage (in Iowa) for TEN YEARS. I just got all that stuff back and set it up to see what I need to purchase. I cleaned the Penguin Power Filter housing, held the pump section under running sink water, and nudged the turbine with a chopstick to get it moving again. The pump turned on and everything works like new!RELIABLE... mine was used with heavy load tank for two years, sat in the elements for ten years, and is now being used again. It still functions great after a decade!CUSTOMIZABLE... there is space in between the filter and Biowheel to put other media such as SeaChem Purigen bag or CNZ ceramic rings.WORKS WELL AS A SCIMMER... I use both my Penguin filter system and an AAP Hydro Sponge filter in my tank with excellent results.LOUD (and QUIET)... the "waterfall" is super loud; however, if you get the water outlet at or below water level, it is SUPER QUIET! I added an extension to the outflow "ramp" in order to achieve quietness, (again, easily customizable). If you keep the waterfall the way it is, the Penguin agitates the surface and oxygenates your water very well.COST... replacement parts can be very expensive! If you shop around, you can find filters for a cheap price; but, the biowheel costs almost as much as a new entire unit! I change the filter cartridge monthly, and am going to continue using the original Biowheel.For a Hang-On-Back power filter, I definately recommend the Penguin series! I will purchase again for sure! I love how well it works as a scimmer, and how customizable it is. It is super loud... unless you customize or modify it for your needs (or keep your water level topped off in the tank).
Date published: 2018-01-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from To loud I bought this last week at pet store with the Marineland kit the heater and the tank are good but the pump is not the bio is to loud and makes a water fall and the pump makes a rattling noise I have looked at it a few times to see what is wrong and can’t find a thing I might go to the quiet flow 10 because that is an acutely good product
Date published: 2017-12-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from PENGUIN 200 DIED OUT AFTER 12 WEEKS i bought this product off amazon and been running it on my saltwater tank for 12 weeks ,, i went to work today on december 6th and come home to the filer completely not functioning and I have no other type of proper filtration ,, I made a diy filter with your maxijet 900 which is a great product ,, and my tank is not happy I don't wanna lose my expensive corals because this filter died out
Date published: 2017-12-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works great once you throw out the BIO-Wheel I have a 20 gallon tank that I bought for some gold fish. Its located in my wife's office in our home. She enjoys the soothing sounds it makes and watching the goldfish while she works.I got a BIO-Wheel 150 for the tank when I first set it up and had similar problems as other reviewers about it running. I even purchased another pump and set that up while I figured out what was wrong.What I found was that fibers which slough off from the BIO-Wheel wrap around the shaft of the impeller that pulls water up and thru the filter. Its a tiny shaft and doesn't take many fibers to slow the impeller down or make it stop completely. I've discarded the BIO-Wheel. I do use an air stone and will be adding an under gravel filter next time I tear the tank down for a thorough cleaning.Except for that issue I like the performance of the filter. I change the filter cartridge once a month and change 2/3 to 3/4 of the water once a week. Goldfish are messy fish but also quite hardy so they take it well.Hope that this is useful information to other users of this product.
Date published: 2017-11-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stopped after a month or so I bough the pengu 200 for 50 from petco and it stopped after not even 2 months it stat humming really loud overheated and never turned back on I lost my beloved spotted puffer will never buy from this brand again seeing its a common issue
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NOISE I bought the penguin 350 exactly 1 month ago and while I was sitting down minding my business it started making an INCREDIBLY loud sound. It is coming from where the impeller sits so even though I just cleaned it 3 days ago I cleaned it again and the sound still persists after an hour of me trying to fix it. I went with marineland because I heard the products were better.... I have filters of numerous previous brands on my others tanks that I have never had a single problem with and I have had them for much longer. My other filters are SILENT compared to this one. Not a happy customer. Hoping to get a response so this can be resolved. One month later is not a good time for it to break considering how much they go for.
Date published: 2017-11-05
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bio Wheel spinning really slow. Bought about 1month ago. Worked fine. Now the bio wheel spinning slow. Replaced filter about 1 week ago. Just replaced again. Seems to be pumping water. Almost seems the water is backing up. Seems to slow when the bio wheel is soaked with water. when I turn unit off and restart, it flows better for a minute, then it slows again almost to the point of stopping
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bio week not spinning I just purchased this filtration on amazon because my old filtration was too large for the opening in the marineland hood that I also just purchased. I set it up like the instructions said, and I can not get the bio wheel to rotate, and no, I do not use sand in my tank.
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very reliable I have had my 350 for about 4 years. In the last few days it has began "chirping". sounds like a baby bird! intermittent every few seconds around the clock.What could be causing this?one wheel stopped rotating a few months ago. Tried cleaning the bearing and it started to rotate again for just a few days.
Date published: 2017-10-11
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Is there a way to purchase the rubber washers at the ends of the rod that holds the impeller? Mine have started to wear down over the last few years and don't fit properly in their receivers.

Asked by: Ivey
Thank you for your question! No, the rubber grommets are not available separately. You would need to purchase a new impeller. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-25

What size filter cartridge is supposed to fit in the additional media slot for the penguin 200? It seems the rite size C cartridge is slightly too big for that slot.

Asked by: Aquamanshane
You can use the Rite Size C, or buy a media container and customize it to suit the tank's needs. The C cartridge fits it, but sometimes may have extra floss on the sides you need to trim off. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-18

Hello I have the emperor 400. I don’t know if it did it before since I just added my fish from my old tank until today but the rear lid keeps popping up and when you lift it up the filters float up. Is there something I might be missing to stop this?

Asked by: Ericw6311
Well, that's odd, indeed. We have never had anyone report that issue, that I am aware of. Make sure the cartridges are in the slot in back, and the blue is facing the front of the tank. You can place the media containers in front of the cartridges, filled with carbon or bio beads, etc. If you happen to have an air stone near the filter, shut it off for a while, and see if the cartridges still pop up. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-18

While medicating a tank with chemicals that harm neither plants nor snails, do I remove the bio wheel, or just the carbon?

Asked by: ArmyWife
Thank you for contacting us, ArmyWife, and for your and your husband's service to this country! You would only need to take out the carbon, not the bio wheel. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-18

Hi... I have a penguin with the two bio wheels. I cleaned out and emptied the tank to sell.. but after a few months decided to keep the tank. Should I buy new biowheels or am I ok to continue with the ones I have even though they have been dry for a bit?

Asked by: Brittneyadams
You can definitely use the old ones as long as they are not damaged or warped. They will build a bio load again after a few week, as if they were brand new. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-12

How wide does the tank cover opening need to be for the 100 or the 150?

Asked by: DrewM
The 100 needs 5.5" in length and at least 2" in width. The 150 needs 8" in length, and close to 3" for the width. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-12

I just picked up a Marineland Bio-Wheel Penguin Power Filter, Size 200 and I was wondering if there was a way to adjust the water flow? I want to slow the flow down

Asked by: Steve519
You can close off the mid-level strainer, and this will effect the flow somewhat, but not a lot. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-12

My Bio-Wheel is not turning and I followed every step and instructions you mentioned.

Asked by: ABUELA
Then at that point, you call in to talk to a technician to make sure you've done everything possible and done it correctly. If so, you may have warranty if you have your receipt as these filters have a 3 year warranty. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-09-12

a put athank you new bio-wheel 200 in and the motor is noisy. ill it quiet?

Asked by: jay s
Hello, jay s! We're sorry to hear the motor is noisy. That indicates an issue with the impeller. We suggest turning the filter off, removing the intake tube then cleaning the impeller and impeller well. For troubleshooting help please call Marineland at 1-800-322-1266.
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-09-06

I bought a new bio wheel penguin 200 power filter today to replace a loud top fin filter, it worked for a little then I unplugged it as I was putting sand in my tank. Then I plugged it back in it made a sound and will not work. Please help 

Asked by: Raepets
We're sorry your filter isn't working, Raepets! We suggest turning off the filter, removing the intake tube and inspecting the impeller well. It is likely that sand got into the filter clogging it up. For help call Marineland at 1-800-322-1266. We are happy to help!
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-09-06

I have a 40 gallon turtle tank, that opens half way so that the filter is resting halfway also. Would any of your filters fit a tank that opens halfway? About 9 inches of water.

Asked by: julieb63
Thanks for asking, julieb63. The hang on back filters are meant to be used with a completely filled tank. For a turtle tank set-up like you described you may wanted to consider a Magniflow Canister filter. For personalized product suggestions please call Marineland at 1-800-322-1266.
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2018-09-06

What is the replacement filter for what was included with the 5 gallon escape kit? Thanks!

Asked by: Unhappy fish
That tank takes Rite Size Z replacement cartridge. The filter system is not sold separately, you would simply remove the intake tube and impeller housing to open the pump. This allows you to take out the impeller and clean it and the pump to keep it running. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-30

I have a new Marineland 60-gal aquarium setup for goldfish ... I have a Bio-Wheel 350 on one side and a 200 on the other. The issue is that the 350 runs amazing, but the 200 needs a new cartridge every 2 weeks or water spills markedly out the overflow.

Asked by: Sir Lucky
Which side do you feed the fish on? If you are feeding on the same end as the 200, this could be a contributing factor. However, the 200 is rated for tanks up to 50 gallons so you are over-maxing it a bit, which could also be a factor. And finally, have you checked the impeller and the motor region for debris? It could be partially clogged, which will also cause the issue. You can certainly rinse the cartridge and replace it just once a month, rather than switch it out so soon. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-29

Our goldfish has outgrown it's 20gal, moving it to a 75gal. Filter space is only 15". What model would fit there and keep up? We're going to add more fish down the road, and he's pretty messy.

Asked by: smendell
Great question! If he is a comet or shubunkin, he will grow to 14", and you will have room for only one more goldfish. Because they are so messy, and your space is limited, we would recommend the Magniflow 360 Canister. If you had glass canopies on the 75, it would have a backstrip you could cut, and then we would recommend the Emperor 400, possibly one at each end, for even filtration and plenty of space for additional media. Good luck with your new tank! BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-28

I recently purchased my Penguin 350 filter and just installed it.  I rinsed off my filters, install filter tube and turn on. Nothing. No power. Come to find out my impeller is also missing. What should I do? I no longer have the receipt. 

Asked by: Joeyk911
Sorry to hear this happened! We would recommend contacting the store for a receipt reprint or if you bought it online, of course you can go to your account and reprint it from there (Amazon, Petsmart, Chewy, etc.). If you purchased it through a Petsmart or Petco store, you can get reprints via your online account. Once you have your receipt, please call 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-28

Got Bio-Wheel Penguin 100 for my 10 gal. I set the tank up then put the filter in but found that the intake goes into the gravel, set it to the mid-level. Poured water into it, inserted bio-wheel and filter, plugged it in and...nothing. Return it or...?

Asked by: Bethany
When using the Penguin 100 on a 10 gallon tank, you do not use the mid level strainer nor the extension. Connect the bottom strainer to the intake tube. Pull the impeller and impeller housing out of the box and re-seat them, then re-insert the intake tube. Call 1-800-322-1266 if it still will not operate. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-24

How does tank water level affect bio-wheel filter flow since the intake sits much deeper inside the tank?

Asked by: Bennette
The impeller in the bottom of the filter box, directly under the intake tube, is what is responsible for the flow, not the intake tube. It drives water upwards, which has to hit the middle of the back of the bio wheel for it to turn properly. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-21

Are impellers covered by the warranty?? I had had my penguin 200 for about 6 months and the impeller is already weared and its making alo of noise? i been cleaning it monthly like the manual says.

Asked by: Mario1992
Yes, they are covered for manufacturer's defects. If they are worn due to sand or something along those lines, that would not be a defect. Sand requires a foam accessory to be placed over the intake tube of any filter to prevent wearing of the impeller. Call 1-800-322-1266 to find out what your options may be. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-21

Is it okay for some water to spillover to the side of the bio wheel?

Asked by: Rivercat333
I assume you mean you have water coming down around the intake tube. This is called the overflow channel, and typically, water will only come through here when the filter cartridge is clogged or the filter system itself has enough sludge, algae, or other debris interfering with the impeller. Basically, unplug it, remove it from the tank, and take it apart to clean the entire system. Once you put it back together, it should stop overflowing. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-20

I have a 7.5" opening in my the lid of my tank for the filter would the 200B fit in that space?

Asked by: ccbart450r
No, as it is 9.5". The 150 is 8". Only the 100, at 7.5", would fit it. If possible, we would recommend expanding the opening or buying a glass canopy. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-16

I have a Marineland bio wheel part number cbw-1 and it’s for a commercial 100 gal tank set up and I’m trying to buy a replacement wheel for my tank and I am unable to buy the right part what would be the new part number or a correct size to buy. 

Asked by: Liz86
Please contact our Commercial Division. For sales and service: Call 800.576.6277 between the hours of 8am-5pm M-F PST. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

If you let your bio wheels completely dry out (For instance replacement of the tank) will they work again once they get wet in the new tank? Or do you need to buy new ones?

Asked by: Sms1982
Once they have once again absorbed water, they will begin filtering for you, once more. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-26

I bought a power filter system with a bio wheel for a 40 gallon tank and the bio wheel stops moving we have cleaned the filter, and the impeller and the intake tube no matter what we do it spins for a little bit and then stops we don't want to burn it up

Asked by: Redd
The bio wheel should stop on its own and start back up, every few seconds, once it has built bio load up. If it won't start up, then the flow of the filter is slow because of a clogged impeller (sounds like you ruled that out) or some other part, the bio wheel has become warped or the bearings are damaged or dirty. So besides the impeller and intake tube, make sure you clean out the motor housing as well, where the impeller resides in the bottom right side of the filter. If you tend to have hard water, use white vinegar to clean out this area and to soak the impeller too. Soak for up to 15 minutes (the impeller). Next, check the purple bearings the bio wheel rests in. Clean them with a q tip and some vinegar and make sure they are not damaged and are inserted all the way. Smear a tiny bit of silicone lubricant onto them as well. If none of these tips work, please call 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

I'm curious about the effect on the bacteria on my bio wheel during water changes. The pump is off 45-60 minutes. Will this cause a significant loss of bacteria on the bio wheel? Should I simply let it float in the extracted water until done?

Asked by: Brewster
No, not really, unless the bio wheel dries out during that amount of time. It shouldn't, but if it does, then that would definitely affect your bacteria, killing them off. As long as it is moist, you're good. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

What are watts used for 200 or 350?

Asked by: KoiLiz
They each use 20.4 watts. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

Hi, the previous filter which i have is 500l/h. So for now which is the suitable filter from all of this?

Asked by: Nyana
We would recommend the Penguin 150, however, we do not ship/sale our products to Malaysia. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

My biowheel 350 won’t stop rattling! It is so loud I am having trouble sleeping. I have tried putting stress coat on the impeller and have cleaned it out several times but can’t get it to stop. How do I fix it? 

Asked by: Raelynn
If you happen to have an air stone in the tank or bubble wall, move it away from the filter. If you have sand in the tank, clean it out of the motor and impeller, and place some filter floss in the strainer to keep it from happening again. If it is neither of these issues, call 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-19

How many amps does a 340 draw

Asked by: Ray123
A 350 draws .17 amps. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

My bio wheel (200) has build up of minerals on it (from the hard water?) It spins sporadically rather than constantly. I've changed the filter multiple times and tried both the first filter slot and the second but it doesn't solve the problem.

Asked by: wanadj
If the actual bio wheel has hard water deposits on it, buy a new one and float it for a week or so, in the tank, then swap them out. If the filter system itself has hard water deposits, take it apart and clean everything with white vinegar. This will greatly improve the flow. Also, as long as the bio wheel starts and stops, it does NOT matter if it is sporadic or constant. Sporadic is actually better, really, as it provides wet/dry trickle filtration, which means the bacteria get a lot more oxygen so they work even harder for you. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13

Why is my penguin filter so noisy? Vibration noise everywhere, it is not against wall but it seem comming from the suction tube connection to the machine. The noise stops when i lift the suction tube a bit up but it decreases the suction power.

Asked by: Josh1987
That is probably some type of impeller issue, so the first thing to do is take out the tube and impeller housing so you can inspect the impeller. Check it for any type of damage or debris, then check the bottom of the filter box as well, where the impeller sits. There may be some gravel, grit or other debris down in the motor causing it to not sit correctly. If it continues to vibrate after you have inspected/cleaned these areas/parts, please call 1-800-322-1266. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2018-08-13
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PF0075B - Penguin 75 - 10 gal/75 GPH
PF0100B - Penguin 100 - 20 gal/100 GPH
PF0150B - Penguin 150 - 30 gal/150 GPH
PF0200B - Penguin 200 - 50 gal/200 GPH
PF0350B - Penguin 350 - 75 gal/350 GPH

Penguin Power Filter Manual 75B

Penguin Power Filter Manual Models 100B, 150B, 200B and 350B  

Penguin Quick Set Up Guide Models 100B, 150B, 200B and 350B 




Certified Flow Rate

Aquarium Size

Rite Size Media

Penguin 75B

75 GPH

up to 10 gallons


Penguin 100B

100 GPH

up to 20 gallons


Penguin 150B

150 GPH

up to 30 gallons


Penguin 200B

200 GPH

up to 50 gallons


Penguin 350B

350 GPH

up to 75 gallons


Penguin & Emperor Cartridge Dimensions

Replacement Parts