Welcome to the new age of UV filtration! AquaTop FORZA FZ15 UV Canister Filter with 13W UV delivers crystal-clear aquarium water and added protection against harmful bacteria and unsightly algae with the latest advancements in UV technology. Innovative safety feature automatically shuts off UV should the canister filter move 30 degrees in any direction. Multistage filtration system features a patented revolutionary one-pump EZ Prime button so your canister filter starts up with a simple press of a button.
Includes mechanical and biological filtration media, and integrated replaceable carbon canister cartridge along with all of the hardware required to get the unit up and running
- High performance
- Quiet operation
- Patented One Pump EZ Prime System
- Easy to use & maintain
- Helps provide crystal clear water
- Built-in UV tilt safety switch
- Protective UV quartz tube cover
- Return system with spray bar or optional jet return
- Optional surface skimmer on the inlet
- Color-coded quick disconnect valve (red for the inlet, blue for the outlet)
- Suitable for freshwater or saltwater aquariums
||Media Basket Layers
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The FORZA Canister Filter Series with UV Sterilization (FZ7/FZ9/FZ13) delivers crystal clear aquarium water with the latest advancements in UV technology. In addition to biological, mechanical and chemical filtration, the FORZA UV Series includes UV Sterilization for added protection against harmful bacteria and unsightly algae. As an added innovative safety feature, the UV Models include a protective cover for the UV switch, a protective UV quartz tube guard, and should the canister move 30 degrees in any direction, the UV will automatically shut off and protect your system.
Both Bio balls and ceramic rings provide a large surface area for beneficial bacteria to colonize and break down harmful toxins in the aquarium water.
The replaceable canister carbon filter cartridge removes odor, discoloration and impurities.
The Coarse Blue Pad removes larger dirt or debris while the White Polishing Pad removes finer debris and particulates.
|Compressing & depressing self-priming pump has no response
||Inlet / Outlet tubing is attached in error onto Quick Dis-connect Valve.
||Re-install Inlet / Outlet tubing onto Quick Dis-connect Valve - Switching Sides to which they are attached.
|The Motor is not operating
||The Power is off.
||Turn on the Power.
|The Shaft is broken. The Impeller is missing or the Motor is clogged with a foreign object such as excess debris, algae or substrate.
||Turn off the power and replace the Shaft.
|Re-install the Impeller or Clean out the Motor System.
|Slow or inhibited water flow
||Tubing or Quick Dis-connect valve is extremely dirty.
||Periodically clean the inside of the tubing as well as Quick Dis-connect Valve.
|Hoses have been installed incorrectly.
||Check whether the tubing is tangled or crimped.
|Abnormal sound is emitted when the filter is turn on.
||Air is entering through the Inlet hose connection.
||Check whether the Inlet hose and tubing are connected properly.
|Air is trapped in the Filter main body enclosure.
||Leaving the power on, gently rock the canister filter to help remove the trapped air
|Abnormal sound is emitted when the filter is operating
||Damaged Impeller or Shaft.
||Replace Impeller (Contact Aquatop for Parts).
|Decreased water flow due to dirty Impeller.
||Remove Impeller for cleaning.
||Apply ample lubrication to all O-Rings.
AquaTop was formed by a group of aquatic enthusiasts with over 35 years of experience in the industry. This hobby has been a part of their lives since they were little kids growing up and has brought them and their families so much joy and satisfaction. AquaTop wants you to enjoy this as much as they do so AquaTop will strive to provide you with a wide range of products to meet your every need whether it is for freshwater aquariums, ponds, or saltwater reefs. AquaTop knows how expensive this hobby can be and how hard it may be to get great quality equipment at a great price.