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AMOSIJOY 172GPH Canister Filter, Ultra-Quiet External Aquarium Filter with Free Media for Large Fish Tanks and Aquariums (172GPH)



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  • Amosijoy Canister Filter:AMOSIJOY external aquarium filter runs at 172GPH(650L/H), wattage is 8w, dimension is 12.2’’×7.9’’× 6.1’’. It is recommended for 30 gallon freshwater fish tanks, turtle tank and aquariums.
  • Lift-draw Style Vent Valve & Flow Regulating Handle:After power up, drain the air out of the pump and supply water for the pump by lifting the lift-draw style vent valve, and then the filter will enter proper working condition without the need of additional water adding. By controlling the top water flow regulating handle, the water flow could be adjusted from maximum to minimum, even to zero.
  • Ultra-quiet Operation: With built-in motor in the lid of the canister filter, the filter runs ultra quietly. Low wattage and high flow without air inside the filter, generates no noise. The sound is ≤ 30db, your family life will not be affected, at the same time achieving water purifying effect.
  • Filter Basket: Amosijoy 172GPH external canister filter has one layer of media basket, in which different kinds of filter materials can be placed to purify the water, ensuring the water quality of the living environment for aquatic life. You can add some other filter media depending on your needs. Complimentary bio balls, ceramic bio balls speed up decomposing the fish feces, avoiding frequent change of cotton filter.

Specification: AMOSIJOY 172GPH Canister Filter, Ultra-Quiet External Aquarium Filter with Free Media for Large Fish Tanks and Aquariums (172GPH)

Item Weight

7.56 pounds



Date First Available

August 19, 2021

Item Package Dimensions L x W x H

12.13 x 10.16 x 7.8 inches

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  1. Lizzard

    I am using mine in a ten gallon tank, bought some fish that are going to be bigger than I thought/knew. Easy to set up, follow the instructions, and is super quite. You can’t hear it run. But then again we do have two air filters in our frontroom for the six dogs we have. But, overall, great machine, would buy it again, but don’t need to. I put the filter and pump from this tank into my other ten gallon tank, so hopefully I am done, at least until the sharks get six inches long….

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  2. MRscorp69

    Keeps my tank clean and clear. I have a 55 gallon tall octagon tank and this keeps my tank pretty clear all the time. I’ve had my tank set up since sometime in February of 2024 only had to do 2 cleanings so far (1 cleaning per month). My fish are happy and healthy. The out-flow could be a little stronger in my opinion. It did come with everything you need to set up, including sponges and bio balls. DID NOT come with 3rd stage filtration mechanism, I recommend getting poly-fill to put in the 3rd stage of the filter, you could also split the bio balls up between the second and third stage though. Instructions are a little vague, not very descriptive… However, I love this 3 stage canister filter, I’m glad I bought this one… Great buy..

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  3. Max Adventure

    I had to wait for my preferred brand to ship so I picked this up with next day shipping to help clear up aquariums that were being moved. I was curious how good it might be. Seller descriptions from China are a joke, and this was no exception. The part that really stood out was “quiet brushless motor “, and the exact same motor design as powerhead and most canister filters, hang on filters have been using for over 30 years.
    Things I liked: filter stages are easy to load and unload. The filter is mostly made of pretty durable ABS plastic. The hose shutoff valves and release seem to work well. The built in handle pockets make the unit easy to carry for cleaning.
    Things I didn’t like: filter stage baskets feel flimsy, I’ll need to be careful. Three of four hose clamp collets were on backward (probably would have still worked fine, just points to QA). Vinyl hose is thin, so crimped from shipping (hot water helps to relax them). The silicone O rings are poorly moulded but seem to be sealing. On/off switch has already failed (broke in the on position, unplugging works fine). Media was a bit random and not placed in the correct order for operation.

    Overall it seems decent, but I think still priced high for the quality. I did use a quality silicone lube specifically for seals on all the o rings and other seals and it always helps. If you invest time, money, and yourself into an aquarium I’d say get a known good brand. Need something that does the basics on the cheap this seems adequate.

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  4. Anita Reffitt

    I would dread cleaning my over the tank filter. It was smelly and messy. This keeps everything contained and no odor taking over the room. I can barely hear it, just the outflow of water. I have it pointed to the wall of the aquarium, so it’s barely noticeable.
    Cleaning took a bit to learn, but so much cleaner and easier . You could add different filters in there if you want. It really took up less space and looks nice In the tank, and can hide the canister easily.
    Working like a charm

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  5. MRscorp69

    Purchase this filter system in November 2022.The prime pump handle disintegrated into pieces in February, just days after the return window closed. One month later March 2023, the machine is no longer producing clear water. I have a bacteria outbreak as a result of this. All new media was used in the last cleaning process, and the system was washed as directed as usual. Did not stop it from having particles and algae blooms producing from the filtration system itself. Three just assemblies and three re-assemblies and cleanings and replacement of medias. Again, I finally get it to produce clear water. as time is going on, and these repeated cleanings that had to take place, the machine is physically, wearing fast cracks are developing on the fasteners, and the prime pump is further disintegrating with the post reducing down to a nub. April 2023. I woke one morning in my bedroom to find the laminate wood flooring bubbled all the way across the floor. I immediately assumed it was a exterior underground leak from the sprinkler system outside, but I was wrong. As I entered my dining area, I noticed the fish tank was down about 3 inches in water. That’s right this piece of crap destructive machinery that wasted my $140 plus all the extra media I had to spend out for when it started to malfunction and not properly filter. The system, has now incurred the cost of replacing my bedroom flooring, not to mention the wall between the dining room, and the bedroom . The canister was leaking from the seal line all the way around the top of the canister with water coming out from the prime post area primarily. So I believe the water is leaking out of the pot, prime post down into the top of the canister where the motor is and just leaking out the sides down through the latch locks . So 4 inches of water in a 55 gallon tank that math I don’t know how to do to estimate how many gallons came out that I would I would guesstimate at least 10 to 15 gallons of water. The return window has closed in January and I am simply going to cut my losses and move onto a different brand. Amosijoy has lost my confidence as a consumer looking for a reliable product. A properly working filtration system is one thing I seek, but any further problems in my life such as thousands of dollars of floor and wall repairs is unacceptable . I will never buy another product of theirs, and I highly advise anyone seeking for filtration products to overlook this brand and to move on to other reputable sources.

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    AMOSIJOY 172GPH Canister Filter, Ultra-Quiet External Aquarium Filter with Free Media for Large Fish Tanks and Aquariums (172GPH)
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