Fluval 305 with a 55G? - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 02-16-2010, 10:52 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
blacksheep's Avatar
 
Fluval 305 with a 55G?

Is a fluval 305 perfect for a 55 gallon?
If not can you guys give me advice on some good filters

"Be water my friends." - Bruce Lee
blacksheep is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 02-16-2010, 11:24 PM
Member
 
Mean Harri's Avatar
 
The flow rate is ample for a 55g.
You may try googling it and reading. I researched filters before buying my Rena Filstar XP3. Based on what I read is why I bought the Rena. Second on that list would be Eheim. Those are the only two that I would buy. But that's me and after reading quite a bit. Eheim 2213 is good on a 55g as well.

“He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors”
Thomas Jefferson quote
Mean Harri is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 02-16-2010, 11:57 PM
Member
 
Byron's Avatar
 
I will second Eric, Eheim and Rena are considered better value than Fluval from the information I have come across. Eheim have proven track records; many believe they are the best made filters. Rena have not been around as long so it is still uncertain how they will stand up by comparison, so they may be equally good, no one knows. Their performance is certainly good. I bought a Rena XP3 last summer, and I have Eheims on my other two tanks which have been running for more than 12 years without a hitch.

Byron.

Byron Hosking, BMus, MA
Vancouver, BC, Canada

The aquarist is one who must learn the ways of the biologist, the chemist, and the veterinarian. [unknown source]

Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
Byron is offline  
post #4 of 4 Old 02-17-2010, 01:39 AM
Member
 
iamntbatman's Avatar
 
I have a Fluval 204 that I really like. I would buy another Fluval.

4 8 15 16 23 42
iamntbatman is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fluval u3 djj123 Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 1 03-20-2010 09:55 PM
Fluval 404 Matt Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 6 12-24-2008 09:08 PM
Fluval 305 HELP!!! bhancz Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 9 12-15-2008 11:22 PM
Fluval FX5 bwsmith Freshwater Aquarium Equipment 3 12-09-2008 05:14 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome