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Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530

SKU# 16471


Availability: In stock

Regular Price: $219.99

Special Price: $169.99

Quick Overview


  • Designed to handle large water volumes and heavy waste loads

  • Stress free maintenance and virtually no media by-pass

  • Highly effective multi-stage filtration

  • All media and hosing included

  • Great for freshwater and saltwater applications

Multi-Stage Canister Filter C-530

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Details

The C-530 is a large capacity filter, designed to handle large volumes of water and heavy waste loads. This filter has an incredibly sturdy design with strong, reliable rubber sealing rings and heavy-duty clamping locks. Featuring an innovative child-proof locking disconnect valve, a handy push-to-prime feature, and stack n'flo media baskets with handles for stress free maintenance and virtually no media by-pass. Multiple stages of mechanical, chemical, and biological filter materials will effectively polish water of particulate debris, harmful contaminants, odors, and discoloration. For most effective results, maintain this filter and replace cartridges monthly. This filter has a flow rate of 530 gph- with media! All media (Rite Size X) and hosing is included, along with intake and a directional output assembly. The manufacturer rates this filter for aquariums up to 150 gallons, and it can be used in both freshwater and saltwater applications.

Additional Information
SKU 16471
Video URL https://www.youtube.com/embed/ooVmjabYRi0
MPN PCML530
UPC 047431903906
Brand Marineland
Inlet Size 7/8"
Outlet Size 7/8"
GPH 530 gph
Dimension 12.5" x 12.5" x 20"
Power Cord Length 6 ft
Media & Parts
Polishing Filter Pads for C-530 - Rite-Size X - 2pk Polishing Filter Pads for C-530 - Rite-Size X - 2pk

Regular Price: $10.99

Special Price: $8.99

Filter Foam for C-530 - Rite-Size X - 2 pk Filter Foam for C-530 - Rite-Size X - 2 pk

Regular Price: $10.99

Special Price: $7.99

As low as: $6.49
Bio-Filter Balls for C-Series Filters - Rite-Size S/T - 90 pk Bio-Filter Balls for C-Series Filters - Rite-Size S/T - 90 pk

Regular Price: $8.59

Special Price: $5.99

Gasket Kit for C-530 Gasket Kit for C-530

Regular Price: $10.99

Special Price: $9.89

Impeller Assembly for C-530 Impeller Assembly for C-530

Regular Price: $26.99

Special Price: $22.99

Reviews

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MarinelandMulti-Stage Canister Filter - C-220
 
3.6

(based on 37 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (16)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Quiet (23)
  • Easy to clean (21)
  • Effective (21)
  • Durable (16)
  • Needs little upkeep (15)

Cons

  • Not durable (7)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Loud (3)

Best Uses

  • Large tanks (22)
  • Larger fish (13)
  • Tropical fish (12)
  • Small tanks (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced aquarist (27), Casual fish keeper (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I love this filter

i have used many hang on tank filters before, but this canister kicks butt. easy to setup and install. not any louder than an air pump and very versatile with the four media...Read complete review

i have used many hang on tank filters before, but this canister kicks butt. easy to setup and install. not any louder than an air pump and very versatile with the four media baskets. it is heavy when filled with water,( holds around 7 gallons). i would recommend this filter to any one with a larger tank.i would also use a c-160 0r a c-220 on any smaller tanks.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good while it worked

It last 9 months and then the motor quit. It did a good job until then and I have no other complaints. I had another brand prior to this and it is still running...Read complete review

It last 9 months and then the motor quit. It did a good job until then and I have no other complaints. I had another brand prior to this and it is still running after 7 years. I had expected better out of Marineland.

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2.0

Noisy!!

By 

from Toronto, Ontario

About Me Casual Fish Keeper

Verified Reviewer

Pros

    Cons

    • Noisy
    • Poor Design

    Best Uses

      Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-220:

      Purchased this unit (46g tank) to replace an old Rena. Was easy to set up, but the outlet port does not sit far enough into the water, and leaks. The biggest issue is a loud rattling noise from the impeller. Many attempts were made to quiet the unit, but eventually it was unplugged. So noisy we couldn't watch TV! Customer service offered no assistance, so the product was returned the next day. Stay away!!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      i like this product

      By 

      from conway sc

      About Me Experienced Aquarist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy To Clean
      • Effective
      • Needs Little Upkeep

      Cons

      • Loud

      Best Uses

      • Larger Fish
      • Large Tanks

      Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530:

      in a 150 slatwater tank

       
      5.0

      I like your item is good

      By 

      from Philadelphia

      About Me Marine Biologist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Clean

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Tanks

        Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530:

        Thank you seller . Your item is us very good, I think buy again

         
        5.0

        Good filter

        By 

        from Southern Ontario

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy to prime
        • Silent

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • 29 Gallon Tank

          Comments about Marineland Multi-Stage Canister Filter C160:

          The pros and cons just about say it all. I have been using Fluval canister filters until now, and the C160 Marineland primes much better than the Fluval. I also like the hoses more on this unit, not ribbed!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          C-530

          By 

          from Orlando, Fl

          About Me Casual Fish Keeper

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Loud

            Best Uses

            • Larger Fish
            • Large Tanks
            • Tropical Fish

            Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530:

            Great product, Great water flow, this filter move a lot of water, but the best thing is that the customer services was great, I had some questions and email Bigals and Thomas B. returned my emails very fast and answered all my questions.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Avoid - it leaks!

            By 

            from Toronto, ON

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Powerful
            • Quiet

            Cons

            • Leaks

            Best Uses

              Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-360:

              This filter was good for about 8 months, until it started leaking. I will be returning it and hopefully will be exchanged. Barring an exchange or repair, I will switch to Eheim.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              great filter

              By 

              from alberta, ca

              About Me Experienced Aquarist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Durable
              • Easy To Clean
              • Effective
              • Needs Little Upkeep
              • Quiet
              • Whats Not To Like

              Cons

              • Can't Find Any

              Best Uses

              • Larger Fish
              • Large Tanks
              • Small Tanks
              • Tropical Fish

              Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530:

              Have owned 6 of these, all three sizes for my three aquariums. I have had all for nearly a decade now and have only had to send one in for service due to general wear and tear. I can not complain about that at all. I have been super happy with the performance of these filters and the longevity I have seen from them. In my opinion from what I am reading based on the negative reviews on here 9/10 negative reviews are most likely due to user error. If you use this filter properly and do monthly maintenance on it including cleaning the hoses and motor housing you will have absolutely no issue. I love these, the flow rate isnt super high on them but this is because there is little by pass and ample water filtration through the media baskets.

              Bottom line best filter I have owned in comparison to fluval, ehiem(very close competitor), and rena. I have also used a million(not really) hang on back filters and will never go back to them.

              (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Way Too loud!

              By 

              from southern california

              About Me Experienced Aquarist

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Effective

              Cons

              • Loud

              Best Uses

                Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530:

                The 530 is very large but was easy to put together. Simple to maintain as long as one doesn't need to move it. When I plugged it in. I was very disappointed in the noise, as I read the theses filters were very quiet. It was not. I ran it for a week, hoping it would settle in and quiet down. It didn't. It could be heard from every room in our 2300 sf ranch home. I ran it for a week off and on . replaced the impeller. No luck. Just a very loud filter that I can't use

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great, useful product

                By 

                from Fairfield, OH

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy setup
                • Easy to clean
                • Media Diversity
                • Quiet
                • Well priced

                Cons

                • Doesn't Make Me Dinner

                Best Uses

                • Bio And Or Mech Filter
                • Large Tanks
                • Sloppy eaters

                Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-360:

                I use 2 C-360 on a 75g single Oscar tank, in addition to an Emporer 400. I have one running more for Mechanical filtration and the other running more Bio filtration. Each does the job great. These filters also give great surface agitation to help cycle oxygen in the water. Easy to setup and easy to clean.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great Filter!

                By 

                from Deland Fl.

                About Me Experienced Aquarist

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Effective
                • Needs Little Upkeep
                • Quiet

                Cons

                • Messy To Clean
                • Poor Hose Connection

                Best Uses

                • Larger Fish
                • Large Tanks
                • Small Tropical Fish
                • Tropical Fish

                Comments about Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-360:

                I own two of the C-360's running on my 55gal and 46 bow front and am looking at getting the next level up for my 125 gal tank.
                I was amazed by how clean my tank water became without constant water changes.
                The unit is quiet and nearly maint. free. Replacement polisher and carbon pouches can get expensive. So I use 100 micron pads and media bags to replace carbon. With my smaller tanks (55/46) I change carbon about once a month and wash the micron pads and I'm back online. I highly recommend this product.

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                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-360

                  Q:

                  HOW LONG DO IT TAKE FOR THE WATER TO CLEAR UP A 60 GALLON FISH TANK WITH THE C360
                  Asked on 2/20/2015 by BIGDOGG from Fairburn,Ga

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    That will depend heavily on the cause of the cloudiness. For bacterial blooms, 1 to 3 weeks. For algae blooms, you may not see significant change regardless of what filter you use unless you remove the source of the algae. If it is caused by tannins from driftwood, it may be removed as quickly as 12 hours depending on whether you decide you use carbon.

                    Answered on 3/19/2015 by Anonymous
                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-360

                  Q:

                  What is included in the package.
                  Asked on 11/24/2014 by Tom from Belleville Ontario

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    All hoses, hardware, and filter media is included. Everything required for use is included in the box.

                    Answered on 12/5/2014 by Anonymous
                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530

                  Q:

                  leaking around clamps how do I fix this??
                  Asked on 12/8/2013 by scott from missouri

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Please call our tech support at 1-888-824-4257.

                    Answered on 12/9/2013 by Josh L
                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-220

                  Q:

                  How do I get the tank to prime. I have pushed the primer and it just making clicking noise and has not started sucking the water through the tube.
                  Asked on 2/16/2013 by Niecy from Augusta, GA

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    Please call in to speak with one of our technicians at 1-888-824-4257.

                    Answered on 3/5/2013 by Josh L
                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-530

                  Q:

                  is this filter expensive to maintain and up keep
                  Asked on 10/29/2012 by darpy from canada ont

                  2 answers

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    The main upkeep of this filter will be monthly chemical media being changed and fine filters.

                    Answered on 1/14/2013 by Josh L
                  • A:

                    I owned these for years, best option is to buy bulk chemicals and filter floss versus the stock stuff. Buy bulk carbon, and media bags, the foam can be rinsed multiple times before replacing. I found the polishing pads to be ok, but bulk fine filter floss worked equally well if not better at a fraction of the long term cost. Don't give in to marketing and buy the media made for the filter. Use what works best for your application and keep your money in your pocket

                    Answered on 2/14/2013 by khobbs from canada
                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-360

                  Q:

                  what is the power consumption and how much will it cost to run annually?
                  Asked on 7/27/2012 by ak47 from hamilton, ON

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    The C-360 has a power consumption of 35watts. The cost to run the filter depends on your power company.

                    Answered on 8/21/2012 by Thomas B
                • Multi-Stage Canister Filter - C-220

                  Q:

                  What is the internal diameter of the tubing for this filter so I can plumb it to a barb fitting on a bulkhead?
                  Asked on 6/15/2012 by Anonymous from Pekin, IL

                  1 answer

                  • CUSTOMER CARE

                    A:

                    The inlet and outlet are both 3/4" ID

                    Answered on 6/20/2012 by Thomas B
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