Hang on side powerhead, submersible?


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Are the "hang from the side" powerheads submersible? Aquaclear etc.

I have heard from a few people they can run submerged with no problems?


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i wouldnt take their advice anymore. the intake holds the top of the impelller, i dont beleive the cord is protected on a filter that is supposed to be on the exterior of the tank. why would you want it in your tank anyway? just courious.
JDM...:smokin: :p
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Powerhead or filter? reefnetworth's answer applies to filters, but the powerhead's certainly should be submersable - in my mind that's one of the things that makes a small pump a powerhead.