What precautions do I need to take?

Before installation or maintenance, or before putting your hands into the aquarium, remove the power supply from all the electrical devices under water. Read the instructions.

Before installation

Check that all the components of the product are undamaged, disconnect all the electrical devices and make sure the voltage of the product corresponds to the mains voltage.

How should I install my Pico filter?

Assemble the filter as shown in the instructions that are provided with the product or can be downloaded from www.hydor.com. Place the filter on one of the free sides of the aquarium, preferably at the back.

How can I regulate the flow of water of my Pico filter?

The PICO FILTER is equipped with a regulation system with 7 positions to set the flow. Use the red lever on the body of the pump to adjust the flow to your particular needs.

What maintenance do I need to carry out on my Pico filter?

It is sufficient to carry out the following operations monthly: remove the filter from the body of the pump, clean the impeller and the impeller holder, removing any limescale deposits; take the filtering cartridge out of the filter and rinse it under the tap with warm water. Reassemble all the pieces in reverse order.