Are juwel fish tanks any good?

The Juwel Rio aquarium range offers a selection of high-quality tanks with exceptional standard features, which when bought with their own fish tank cabinet stand, makes an impressive and welcome addition to any living room, bedroom or hallway!.

How long do Juwel Aquariums last?

Juwel tanks are leading products on the market, with the company seemingly producing some of the most resilient aquariums available. With proper care and maintenance, a Juwel aquarium should last at least 20 years and counting.

How often should I change my Juwel filters?

We recommend replacing JUWEL Carbax every 2 months. Cirax is a biological filter medium which creates the perfect colonisation conditions for useful bacteria, due to its large, highly porous surface. We recommend changing JUWEL Cirax every 12 months.

How many Litres is a Juwel 180?

Vision 180 LED UK

Product Code 09352 / 09452 / 09752 / 09852
Available Decor
Measurements 92 x 41 x 55 cm
Weight 32,5 kg
Litres ca. 180 Litres

How does a Juwel internal filter work?

The circulating pump of the JUWEL inside filter pulls the water from the upper and lower water layers of the aquarium into the filter. Due to the special construction of the filter, the water passes from the top to the bottom through the filter media which greatly simplifies the filter maintenance.

How many Litres is a juwel fish tank?

Juwel Rio Aquariums

Available in five sizes – 125 litre, 180 litre, 240 litre, 350 litre or 450 litre version – they are ready for freshwater fish or by simply adding a Juwel (or any other) skimmer and swapping the lighting tubes for marine, they are also ideal as saltwater set ups.

Are Juwel tanks glass or acrylic?

Thanks to specially developed float glass, JUWEL aquariums can bear a multiple of their filled weight.

Is glass or acrylic better for aquarium?

For beginners and smaller tanks, we recommend glass aquariums because of their affordability and scratch resistance. For larger, more advanced aquariums, we recommend using acrylic because it’s lightweight and easier to repair than glass.

How do you clean a juwel filter?

Juwel Bioflow M: Filter and powerhead cleaning for beginners

What size is a Juwel Rio 180?

101 x 41 cm
The RIO 180 LED combines the classic rectangular shape with the latest equipment. With its compact surface of 101 x 41 cm and classic rectangular design, the RIO 180 LED will fit perfectly into any design scheme.

How many Litres is a Juwel Rio 125?

Rio 125 LED UK

Product Code 01352 / 01452 / 01752 / 01852
Available Decor
Measurements 81 x 36 x 50 cm
Weight 25,5 kg
Litres ca. 125 Litres

How do you clean a Juwel internal filter?

What does Cirax filter do?

Cirax is a biological filter medium which creates the perfect colonisation conditions for useful bacteria, due to its large, highly porous surface.

What size is a 125 Litre fish tank?

80cm x 35cm x 72cm
80cm x 35cm x 72cm (L x W x H) Capacity: 125 litres.

Is acrylic better than glass?

Acrylic is more robust than glass and about ten to twenty times more resistant to strokes. Therefore, acrylic is the clear winner of the durability debate with glass, which easily cracks and breaks. Acrylic also shatters in large pieces with blunt edges, compared to glass that shatters in typically smaller pieces.

How long is an aquarium good for?

Generally speaking, the service life of a fish tank is about 10 years, but this is only a rough range. According to the actual situation, some have been used for more than ten years without any problem, while others have been leaking water within a few years.

Do acrylic tanks crack?

Aquarium cracks, chips or leaks happen more often to glass aquariums rather than acrylic aquariums. Acrylic aquariums are often advertised as lightweight and crack and leak resistant. They cost more than glass aquariums as they offer benefits that glass aquariums can’t offer.

How long does an acrylic tank last?

It may have held off for 5 years instead of 6 months, but eventually, it will fade and become brittle. When an acrylic aquarium starts to break down because of UV light either from the sun or from aquarium lights, it will turn yellow, become brittle, and can even crack and fail because of it.

Can I clean my fish tank filter with tap water?

A lot of beginners will simply remove the filter from the aquarium and run the media under warm tap water to remove all of the clogged up dirt and debris.

How often should I clean an internal filter?

The general rule of thumb is to clean your aquarium filter, regardless of type, once every month (four weeks). Though, you want to wait at least a week from your last cleaning, of the tank or filter, before your next session to help your fish adjust to the new conditions in the tank.

How big is a 125 Litre fish tank?

At a glance:

How many gallons is a Juwel Rio 125?

Dimensions: Aquarium size: 81 x 36 x 50cm / 31.9″ x 14.2″ x 19.7″ (L x D x H) Cabinet size: 81 x 36 x 73cm / 31.9″ x 14.2″ x 28.7″ (L x W x H) Volume: 125 litres / 27.5 gallons.

Do acrylic fish tanks leak?

Acrylic aquariums are far less likely to leak versus glass tanks – many are even advertised as leak-resistant. If you purchase an acrylic aquarium and it does happen to leak, repairing it is simple with aquarium-safe glue.

What are the disadvantages of acrylic?

Acrylic advantages and disadvantages

The main advantages The main disadvantages
30x as strong as glass 2x lighter than glass Less expensive Easier to work with Durable More translucent Safer than glass More liable to scratching than glass Not heat-resistant

How long does silicone last in a fish tank?

If you have a very large aquarium that was custom built it might make sense to have it resealed. However, newer tanks may offer better features that still make resealing a poor choice. A quality silicone seal should last at least 10 years. A lot of upgrades in overflow boxes and drains can happen in 10 years.

How long do Juwel tanks last?

What filter is in a Juwel Lido 120?

Bioflow M / Filter System
Proven a million times over: Bioflow M / Filter System
For optimum filtering, the LIDO 120 LED is fitted with a high-performance Bioflow M. This internal filter combines efficiency with safety and forms the centrepiece of any JUWEL aquarium.

The Rio 180 is made from 6mm float glass.

How long do Juwel pumps last?

We recommend changing JUWEL Cirax every 12 months. JUWEL Phorax is a highly effective filter medium used to break down phosphates in your aquarium. This effectively reduces the growth of algae and can contribute to improved plant growth. Change JUWEL Phorax every 2 weeks.

How long do Juwel LED tubes last?

9-12 months. Important: For safety reasons, always disconnect all devices that are operated in the water from the power grid during the filter maintenance.

Is acrylic fish tank better than glass?

acrylic aquariums may never end because both have their strengths and weaknesses. For beginners and smaller tanks, we recommend glass aquariums because of their affordability and scratch resistance. For larger, more advanced aquariums, we recommend using acrylic because it’s lightweight and easier to repair than glass.

Which mm glass is best for aquarium?

It indicates that using 9 mm glass will give you a safety factor of 2.92. However, if you use a front to back brace, structurally turning the tank into two 2-foot wide tanks, it increases the safety factor of using 9 mm thick glass to 4.1, which is a very satisfactory safety factor.

Is it okay to leave LED strip lights on all night?

To put it simply, well-manufactured LED lights are extremely long-lasting and can be left on 24 hours, 7 days a week. This is because, unlike conventional types of light, LEDs produce minimal amounts of heat, which means they are unlikely to overheat or set on fire.

Is it worth replacing fluorescent tubes with LED?

LED Lighting Technology is More Efficient
LED replacement lamps are on average 30% more efficient than their fluorescent light counterparts. That means if you are spending $10,000 on your lighting energy costs per year, your bill will be reduced by $3,000 or more every year that you use the LED bulbs.

Do acrylic tanks scratch easily?

Acrylic is a durable, lightweight plastic ideal for larger aquariums. They are easier to move because they are so lightweight, but acrylic is very easily scratched making it very difficult to clean.