Impeller Assembly - 150B

PRIM150B
Product No. PRIM150B

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Impeller Assembly for the Penguin® 150B.
Impeller Assembly - 150B is rated 2.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Impeller problems I bought a Penguin 150, and I will say it does a very good job keeping my tank clean. Unfortunately, I have had it less than two months, and I have had to replace the impeller four times. The filter works perfectly fine for a few days, then it starts making a grinding sound, which gets rather loud after about a day. Not long after that, it makes a very loud noise, that sounds like a horn. The instructions say gravel or sand is the cause, and to clean the impeller. Tried several times, and it did not help. Found a few forums that suggested giving the impeller a slime coat. That helped a little, but even then only for 15 minutes. I do not see how I could have assembled the filter incorrectly, I just feel like the impellers are either to delicate, or have major design flaw, and there is no way I should not be replacing the impeller as much as the filter cartridge.
Date published: 2016-04-29
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Is this impeller for the marineland penguin 160? Magnet cylinder looks to small although impeller wheel is purple.

Asked by: Stackman
No it is not. We no longer have parts for the Penguin 160 since it was discontinued over 20 years ago. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2017-09-14

will the impeller for the Penguin 150B work in the Penguin #150 ?

Asked by: Frontosa Jim
Thanks for asking, Frontosa Jim! The 150 and 150B are the same filter. This impeller will fit the Penguin 150(B).
Answered by: Customer Service
Date published: 2017-07-13

Will this work in a 200b?

Asked by: Julian
No, you need the PRIM200B. BREX
Answered by: BREX
Date published: 2014-11-08
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