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What filter/pump or a 240 litre / 50 gal tank..?
Old 09-24-2009, 03:23 PM   #1
 
What filter/pump or a 240 litre / 50 gal tank..?

Hello,

I have a new tank coming soon whic is roughly 240 litre, can anybody advise what size pump/filter I would need..?

I'm in the uk, so if anyone has any links to decent uk suppliers that would be most helpful..!

thanks in advance

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Old 09-24-2009, 06:40 PM   #2
 
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Welcome to the site!!!!! Have you decided what kind of filter you want, like hang on the back or canister?
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Old 09-25-2009, 05:40 AM   #3
 
Eheim Classic 2213.

They can be had for a shade over 40 quid online.

Bargain.
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Old 09-25-2009, 01:59 PM   #4
 
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Marineland Biowheel 280 is a nice one.
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Old 09-26-2009, 07:52 AM   #5
 
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Marineland Biowheel 280 is a nice one.
Aren't available UK native. Heard great things though.
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Old 09-26-2009, 04:35 PM   #6
 
Hi,

thanks for suugestions so far.. in answer to redlessi's question - i want an external filter (to save room in the tank) but I would also like it to have a heater built in or attached) i know the eheim can do this, are they the best..?

any other recommendations...?

thanks
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Old 09-27-2009, 07:58 AM   #7
 
Eheim are among the very best, without a doubt.
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Old 09-27-2009, 04:02 PM   #8
 
I cant seem to find any combined heater/filters by eheim, does anybody know of any that I can ask the LFS for..?

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Old 09-27-2009, 04:08 PM   #9
 
Eheim Thermofilter.

Basically a pro II with a heater in it.

Twice the price of the classic series but probably worth it.
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