Quietest and longest lasting out hang on side filters?

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I have a new 55 gallon set up and I was using a old whisper filter for the tank but its driving me insane with motor noise. Any suggestions? The tank is my headboard so i need quiet.
 
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The sachem trials are quiet if you keep the water level up. I prefer aquarclears, but my tidal is quieter on the same tank.
 
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My aquaclear 110 is doing just fine after 4 years.

If it's rattling I will take it apart and clean out the motor and impeller, usually gets rid of any noise
 
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Agree, aquaclear is the industry standard and seachem tidal looks real good when properly used but I think they are smaller than the ac110
 

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Hob wise I agree with AquaClear being the best. To help the noise keep you water level higher so less splashing noise.
 

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Hob wise I agree with AquaClear being the best. To help the noise keep you water level higher so less splashing noise.
Unfortunately i can't raise the water level fully because i have a african lungfish in there and he needs space to breathe but can you give me some examples of the sponge filters. I have a canister on my 45 which i love but the tank position would work better with a hob
 
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