1,000,000 Gallon Rhino Whole House Filter System

Long-lasting, high-performance water filtration for great-tasting, healthy water throughout your entire home for up to 1 million gallons or 10 years.

Add more performance to your system:

Premium Rhino Whole House Water Filter (no install) is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 554.
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Whole Health

Breathe Easy

with cleaner, healthier air. Chlorine and volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) can evaporate in shower steam, contaminating the air you breathe.

Tested and proven to remove
97% of Chlorine

Instantly improve your indoor air quality by filtering the water throughout your home.

Whole Health

Ultra Delicious

Get clean, great-tasting water from every tap in your home by removing 97% of chlorine in regular tap water. Also reduces other harmful contaminants including:

  • Heavy metals like lead and mercury
  • Organic chemicals like herbicides, pesticides and VOCs
  • Industrial solvents and more

Whole Health

Better Water Better Cooking

Top chefs know that using filtered water produces stronger flavors, quicker cooking times and all-around optimal results in the kitchen.

Whole Health

Healthier Skin and Hair

Reduce your body's exposure to harsh chlorine and synthetic chemicals that can cause damage and excessive drying.

Bathe yourself in Aquasana filtered water for noticeably healthier, more moisturized skin and hair.

Pure Performance

Smarter Design

Intelligently engineered to maximize potent filtration media for ultimate performance.

The Aquasana Rhino's unique upflow, dual tank design increases water contact time with contaminant grabbing media and prevents clogging or media channeling.

System tested and proven to remove 97% of chlorine for 1,000,000 gallons or 10 years.

Please see our Performance Data Sheet for complete test results.

Pure Performance

Innovative Technology

SCM salt-free technology naturally and safely reduces scale buildup on internal pipes and plumbing without the use of harsh salt or chemicals. Learn more about SCM technology » Water Conditioners vs. Traditional Water Softeners

Scale and corrosion without SCM protection can build up in your plumbing and appliances.

Protect your home and appliances with an Aquasana Salt-Free Water Conditioner.

Innovative Salt-Free Technology

Scale Control Media uses water flow to naturally alter the structure of hard mineral ions into a crystal structure that prevents the minerals from binding and forming scale buildup. SCM salt-free technology is proven to reduce scale on internal pipes and plumbing. Unlike salt based softeners, Aquasana's Salt-Free Water Conditioner will not demineralize your water, harm your pipes with harsh salt, or put excessive amounts of sodium waste into our communal water supply.

Rhino Descaling Technology

Pure Performance

Optional
UV Filtration

Bacteria, viruses, and chlorine resistant cysts can make your water unsafe to drink. Get total home protection to safeguard against bacteria and viruses that may be present in your water.

Powerful UV filtration sterilizes 99.99% of viruses, bacteria like E. coli, and chlorine resistant cysts like cryptosporidium and giardia.

Pure Performance

Optional
Pro Grade Install Kit

Upgraded components to make your system professional grade.

Brass fittings Easier to install and maintain over time.

Post-filter Reduces remaining sediment and organic particles.

20" Pre-filter Lasts 2x longer than the standard 10" pre-filter

bend supports & shut-off valves for a bypass loop for easier filter changes *PEX tubing not included

Base install kit for EQ-1000 includes: plastic fittings and a 20" pre-filter. Does not include brass fittings, post-filter, or bend supports and shut-off valves for by-pass loop.

How It Works

Superior
Filtration

Our one million gallon whole house water filter system is comprised of carefully sequenced stages, each with its own unique formula of high-potency, contaminant-grabbing media and filtration.

Easy to install, replace & maintain.

Does not require backflushing or drainage lines.

* Optional

Sediment Pre-filter

catches rust, sediment and silt.

Salt-free Water Conditioner*

prevents minerals from binding and forming scale build-up.

Copper-Zinc & Mineral Stone

reduces chlorine, water soluble heavy metals, and scale and inhibits bacteria and algae growth.

Activated Carbon Filter

reduces herbicides, pesticides and other chemical compounds that may be present.

Post-filter*

reduces any remaining sediment and organic particles.

UV
filter*

further protects against bacteria and viruses that could be present in your water.

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Product Information

Specifications Base Unit Conditioner UV
Length: Please see chart on right
Height: 46" 46" 15"
Diameter: 9" 9" 4"
Flow Rate (GPM): 7.0 7.0 7.0
Capacity (years): 10 6 1
Capacity (gallons) 1,000,000
10" Pre-filter lasts 1—3 months, 20" Pre-filter lasts 2—3 months
Rhino 27 inches wide
Pro Rhino 44 inches wide
Rhino + Conditioner 37 inches wide
Pro Rhino + Conditioner 54 inches wide
Rhino + UV 49 inches wide
Pro Rhino + UV 59 inches wide
Rhino + UV + Conditioner 59 inches wide
Pro Rhino + UV + Conditioner 69 inches wide

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Read the Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent System! After installing the system we found the tap water to have a great taste, the laundry smelled greatThree months after the installation we changed the Prefilter
Date published: 2019-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Noticed the change immediately Installation was easy and straightforward. Once it was hooked up we ran the water and within minutes we could taste the difference. Definitely happy with the system.
Date published: 2019-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT PRODUCT I believe that the system is GREAT. I like the fact that I have good, clean, clear drinking water at ALL of my taps. I also like the fact that my clean clear water will prolong the life of my tankless water heater.
Date published: 2019-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impression of Filtration System This is all completely new. The color and taste are good.
Date published: 2019-09-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This Rhino whole house filter is great We are enjoying our well water for the first time, thanks to Aquasana whole house filter. We did add a self flushing whole house filter on first and then the Aquasana whole house filter. Self flushing cleaned up water a little but still stained toilets, sinks, tub and shower. But wow when the Aquasana was added water is good and no more stains. We had it installed by a licensed plumber for $400.00.
Date published: 2019-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lifesaving - Improving our health day by day This product worked better than expected immediately. Our unfiltered water was full of chlorine, and actually came out white. Right away we experienced clear water! The taste was so pure. As time went on the entire family has experienced clearing of skin problems, our health improved. Chlorine is so unhealthy and after just a few weeks we definitely felt the difference. Dishes come out spotless too. It's hard to express our gratitude! We told our friends who tried our water and went out and bought the same system. EXTREMELY happy!
Date published: 2019-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clean water, yum, yum! I installed this system a month ago! The installation was simple and straight forward. I took some time, prior to hooking it up to examine the area that I was going to install it in, what tools I needed, and what materials were needed for the install. Once it all was gathered, it took about half a day to complete. We now enjoy fresh tasting water from every faucet, our laundry is getting much cleaner, smelling better, and we come out of our showers feeling much cleaner. I would recommend the whole house AquaSauna system to everyone.
Date published: 2019-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible!! Installation was not too bad. Just takes some layout and planning. Especially in a tight space. This system is great. We had brownish yellow city water and now it’s perfecrly clear and tastes great. No more rings in the toilets !
Date published: 2019-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great system - great tasting water After our plumber made the final connection into the water main, he ran the system for about 15 minutes to purge air and debris. after he left, I ran to the kitchen sink, poured a glass of water, and it tasted dramatically better! The chemical/chlorine taste was gone, and the taste was perfect. I urged my wife to taste it, and she was amazed. I know this sounds like a corny, made up review, but it is 100% true. Now, after a month, my refrigerator water dispenser is running a straight stream, rather than the sporadic, disturbed water stream I was experiencing before (due to the debris and mineral deposits in the water). I also cleaned my shower heads, and the water spray has improved in its ability to flow by 100%. All in all, this is some of the best spent money I've ever put into my house.
Date published: 2019-07-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this system We had a well in our last house, and installed the whole system with UV filter. When we built our new house, we installed the same system for city water before we moved in. It removed all the chlorine taste, and we don’t get the hard water deposits our neighbors get. The folks there are amazing to help you find the right system for you. I recommend the auto delivery of filters, for the discount, and to make sure that you have them when needed (especially with well water).
Date published: 2019-07-22
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Aquasana FAQs

  1. What is the difference between city water and well water?

    City water is pre-treated to make sure it is free of bacteria, viruses and common contamination sources. City water is regulated so that the contaminants regulated by the EPA fall within or below EPA guidelines. Well water is untreated water from an underground aquifer that is pumped into a house. Well water may contain higher than average levels of iron or sulfur, or other contaminants.

  2. Why are whole house water filters considered point of entry systems?

    The filtration system is installed at the point where the main water supply enters the home, delivering filtered water to all subsequent outlets.

  3. What is hard water?

    Hard water contains a higher than average amount of dissolved minerals (primarily calcium and magnesium), and a higher concentration of multivalent cations (Ca2+ and Mg2+). Hard water is mostly a nuisance as these dissolved minerals can clump together to produce scale, which can harm your internal pipes, plumbing, and home appliances.

  4. Does having hard water mean it is contaminated?

    No, hard water is more of a nuisance than a health issue, and is not considered contaminated. Most water sources in the USA are considered hard. Is hard water safe to drink? Yes, hard water is healthy enough to drink.

  5. What is soft water?

    The most recognizable trait of "soft" water is how much more soap lathers, as opposed to hard water, in which soap lathers less due to the higher concentration of minerals. Water softeners reduce the negative effects of dissolved minerals in water that can clump together and produce scale buildup.

  6. Does having soft water mean it is clean water?

    Soft water does not mean clean water. Your water can be soft and still have contaminants present in the water. Is it safe to drink? Yes, soft water is considered potable as long as the water has not passed through a sodium-based water softener. Drinking water from a sodium-based softener increased your daily intake of sodium, which can lead to health problems in sodium-sensitive individuals.

  7. What is a salt-based water softener?

    A salt-based water softener is a system designed to remove/reduce calcium and magnesium from the water by exchanging it with sodium. This is done through an ion exchange resin that alters the molecular structure of the calcium and magnesium from a divalent ion to a univalent ion, making the water "softer." Do softeners reduce chemical contamination? Softeners do not remove chemical contamination themselves, but softeners sometimes have a carbon filter working in conjunction with the softener to treat contamination.

  8. What type of filtration media do you use in the top tank of the EQ-600 and EQ-1000?

    The top tank contains a KDF-55 medium (A mixture of 55% copper and 45% zinc mineral alloy) for the reduction of chlorine and certain heavy metals, as well as a crushed mineral filter stone to enhance the water's pH and control scale on internal plumbing. Both media are bacteriostatic, which means they prohibit bacteria and algae from growing or developing within the system.

  9. What type of filtration media do you use in the top tank of the EQ-WELL-UV?

    The EQ-WELL-UV top tank contains a KDF-85 medium (A mixture of 85% copper and 15% zinc mineral alloy) for the reduction of hydrogen sulfide and heavy metals like iron, as well as a crushed mineral filter stone to enhance the water's pH and control scale on internal plumbing. Both media are bacteriostatic, which means they prohibit bacteria and algae from growing or developing within the system.

  10. What is KDF?

    KDF stands for kinetic degradation fluxion, which is a redox filtration medium. KDF uses a unique combination of copper and zinc that creates an electrochemical reaction. During this reaction, electrons are transferred between molecules, creating new, harmless molecules and compounds. Free chlorine, for instance, is changed into benign, water-soluble chloride, which is then carried harmlessly through the water supply. Similarly, some heavy metals* such as copper*, lead*, mercury* and others, cling to the medium's surface, thus being effectively removed from the water supply.

  11. What type of media is used in the bottom tank of the EQ-600 and EQ-1000?

    The bottom tank contains a carbonized coconut shell medium that reduces synthetic chemicals and VOCs.

  12. What type of media is used in the bottom tank of the EQ-WELL-UV?

    The EQ-WELL-UV bottom tank contains a carbonized coconut shell & catalytic medium that reduces synthetic chemicals, hydrogen sulfide gasses and VOCs.

  13. What percentage of chlorine do Aquasana Whole Home Systems remove and for how long?

    The EQ-600 is certified by NSF International to reduce >97% of chlorine for 600,000 gallons or 6 years. The EQ-1000 is also tested to reduce chlorine by >97% for 1,000,000 or 10 years.

  14. Do any of your whole house filters remove calcium?

    Our whole house filters do not remove calcium. To reduce calcium or other hard mineral buildup, we offer whole house filter + salt-free conditioner combo systems.

  15. What is the flow rate of aquasana whole house filter systems?

    All Aquasana Whole House Systems perform at 7 gallons per minute (gpm).

  16. Will I experience a drop in water pressure after installing the whole house filter?

    As long as your home is less than 3500 sq. ft. and you have 3-1/2 bathrooms or fewer, you should not experience any noticeable drops in pressure. If you have a larger home, we can build a custom system to deal with the typical water capacity of your home.

  17. What is chloramine, and do your whole house filters remove it?

    Chloramine is a disinfection agent comprised of chlorine + ammonia used as an alternative to chlorine in some city water treatment facilities. They use chloramines for two big reasons: (1) chloramine is less reactive, so it does not create as many disinfection by-products as chlorine, and (2) chloramine is more persistent, and remains in the treated water through the distribution network all the way to the taps in the homes the treatment facility serves. For customers with chloramine in their water, we offer the EQ-400. The EQ-400 features upgraded catalytic activated carbon media , which has a higher surface point and is able to handle the aggressiveness of the chloramine for a longer period of time than the standard coconut shell carbon used in the standard whole house systems. The EQ-400 is available for purchase by calling the Aquasana Water Specialists at 866-662-6885.

  18. Do the whole house systems remove bacteria or viruses?

    Our EQ-WELL-UV Well Water Whole House Filter comes standard with the Aquasana UV Filter specifically designed to kill bacteria and viruses. For our city water whole house systems (EQ-600 and EQ-1000) that do not come standard with the UV filter, we offer the UV Filter as an add-on item that easily attaches to any of our whole house filter systems.

  19. Do I need a licensed plumber to install the whole house filter?

    Yes, Aquasana recommends you have a licensed plumber install the system for you, to ensure that the system is installed properly. Since most licensed plumbers carry insurance to cover any damages caused by an installation error, having a licensed plumber install the system for you will give you the security that the work was done properly and that the installation is backed up by the plumbing company's insurance plan. Not having the system installed by a licensed plumber will void the warranty of all our whole house filter systems.

  20. Is UV effective against protozoa such as Cryptosporidium and Giardia lamblia?

    Yes, as a result of recent findings by academic researchers, it has now been proven that UV is the best available technology to treat these protozoan cysts. In addition, the dose levels required to inactivate these cysts are actually quite low: less than 10 mJ/cm2 for 99.9% reduction of both Cryptosporidium parvum and Giardia lamblia.

  21. Why do I need to disinfect my water supply?

    Disinfection is recommended for all water supplies that are not protected by a municipal water source. Unfortunately, due to the uncertainties that exist with our current water supplies, we can no longer rely on the fact that our water supplies "may be safe". By providing your own disinfection, you are taking the responsibility of ensuring the safety of your water supply for you and your family.

  22. Does UV remove E. coli?

    Yes, E. coli requires a UV dose of between 6 to 10 mJ/cm2 to achieve a 4-log (99.99%) disinfection. This is well within the capabilities of our UV systems which actually deliver a minimum of 30 mJ/cm2.

  23. Is UV 100% effective?

    UV disinfection typically offers a 4-log reduction (99.99%) for both bacteria and most viruses. UV is more effective than chemical disinfection processes at destroying a wide range of viruses.

  24. Do I need to disinfect my municipal water supply?

    Our municipalities work very hard to provide safe, disinfected water for their customers. This is quite evident when you consider the difficulties involved in providing safe drinking water through a vast distribution network. If you use water that comes from a municipal water supply and wish to provide your family with added "peace of mind", then we believe a UV system acts as an inexpensive insurance policy against the possibility of drinking bacteriologically contaminated water.

  25. How much does it cost to operate UV systems?

    UV systems are extremely economical to operate. A typical 10 gpm whole house UV system operates on the same power requirements as a 40 watt light bulb!

  26. Will UV change the taste of my water?

    No, UV is a physical disinfection process. It does not change the taste or odor of the water. It simply provides safe, reliable disinfection and adds nothing to the water.

  27. Should I shut my UV system off when I am not using it?

    No, the UV system should be left on whether you are using the water or not. The lamps age regardless of the amount of water drawn through the system. By leaving the unit on, you will eliminate the potential problem of having contamination pass through the system while the unit is off. However, if water is drained from your disinfection system (e.g. winterizing), your UV system must be switched off.

  28. What are the annual maintenance requirements?

    UV lamps have a useful life of approximately 9000 hours which means that the lamps require annual replacement. The UV light may offer illumination beyond 1 year, however there will not be enough UV energy to provide adequate disinfection. Proper maintenance of any pre-treatment is also required. The sleeve should be cleaned at least once a year.

  29. Do I need to consider the quality of my water prior to the UV?

    Yes, our UV filter is designed for water that has already been filtered through a home filtration system and not as a standalone unit. For UV to be effective, it is recommended that the influent water contain the following:
    • Iron < 0.3 ppm (0.3 mg/L) • Manganese < 0.05 ppm (0.05 mg/L) • Hardness < 7gpg
    • Tannins < 0.1 ppm (0.1 mg/L) • Turbidity < 1NTU • UV transmittance > 75%

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User Q & A

How often do you have to replace filters and how much do they cost? How long does the UV bulb last and how much to replace

Asked by: Doug III
1. Pre-filters cartridges should be replaced every 2-3 months depending on the sediment in your water. The easiest way to tell is to look at your pre-filter and when it turns brown it is full of dirt/sediment. Sediment levels vary from one location to another. During the first year of use, a visual inspection monthly is recommended. The sediment pre-filter is white when you initially install it. Once you can no longer see white, or the flow rate has noticeably decreased, it is time to replace the filter with a new one. Allowing sediment to continue to collect can cause clogging and restrict the flow of water into your home. 2. Post-filters should be replaced every 6-12 months. Replace the post-filter if there is a noticeable reduction of flow through the filter system. 3. Uv is to be replaced every 12-months. NOTE: Your post filter and pre-filters are set up for auto-ship on the Water for Life program every 6 months to help you remember it is time to change Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-11-07

Can the whole house system be installed outside on the side of the house where the city water enters the house?

Asked by: Herb Ritter
Hello Herb, Yes the system can be installed outside. Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-11-07

Is it safe for septic systems in our home?

Asked by: KarenO
Hello, It appears you have several questions that would best be answered by a consultation with one of our experts over the phone. Please call our sales department at 866-662-6885, options 1 and 1 to discuss a potential solution for your home. Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-11-07

Can you send to New Zealand

Asked by: Anonymous
Hello, I have provided a link down below for our international dealer in new Zealand. https://www.vitality4life.com/ Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-11-07

Hello, Is the&nbsp;1,000,000 GALLON RHINO suitable for two new houses well treatment&nbsp;system? We would need to have 5G pressure tank before the treatment and 400G storage tank after the softener.&nbsp;Does the system reduce arsenic level. We have 0.015 ppb.

Asked by: Billie
Hello, It appears you have several questions that would best be answered by a consultation with one of our experts over the phone. Please call our sales department at 866-662-6885, options 1 and 1 to discuss a potential solution for your home. Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-10-30

Hi I purchased the whole house filter- rhino 1,000,000 but I forgot to add the salt free conditioner and the pro install kit, Can I purchase it now? Thanks

Asked by: Crystal
Hello, Yes, Please call our sales department at 866-662-6885, options 1 and 1 to discuss a potential solution for your home. Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-10-22

Does it take fluoride out?&nbsp;

Asked by: John Doe the water boy
Thank you for your interest in Aquasana! Reverse osmosis is the only way to remove fluoride from your water. Our OptimH20 Reverse Osmosis system removes over 95% of fluoride from your water. Take a look, let us know if you have any questions. https://www.aquasana.com/drinking-water-filter-systems/reverse-osmosis-claryum Thank you, -Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-10-21

Do you guys do the installation? How much it cost? Please let me know what is the warranty on this product. Am looking for whole house filter. How frequently we need to change the filter? Do we need to use the salt?

Asked by: Anonymous
Hello, It appears you have several questions that would best be answered by a consultation with one of our experts over the phone. Please call our sales department at 866-662-6885, options 1 and 1 to discuss a potential solution for your home. Thank you, Aquasana Support
Answered by: Aquasana S
Date published: 2019-10-21
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