Zoo Med Turtle Clean 511 Canister Filter is an external filter for turtle tanks, vivariums, Box Turtle pools or Turtletubs up to 60 gallons (filled with a maximum of 30 gallons of water).
Comes complete with spray bar system, mechanical filter sponge, biologically active ceramic media and activated carbon. With an extra large carbon chamber for maximum ammonia absorbing capabilities which is very beneficial in turtle tanks or vivariums with amphibians.
Features a new double-filtering system with internal biological recirculation, adjustable flow control system, easy to open filter head, calibrated anti-vibration bushings and a space saving design. The Turtle Clean 511 is a high quality filter - designed and manufactured in Italy, and includes a one year manufacturer's warranty. 160 GPH maximum.
1-year manufacturer warranty.
Q: Does the carbon bag go above or below the ceramic media in the filter chamber?
A: The carbon bag should go below the ceramic media.
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. It can be rinsed each month.
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 cannister is completely full of water and that