|jm667 ||03-28-2009 07:38 PM |
Need a canister for 50 gallon tank
Looking through all the threads regaring filters, I seem to find most people favor the canisters (especially in planted tanks like I will have), but can't find a clear favorite. I guess I was leaning towards an Eheim 2217 because of the $130 price I found. Is that a good choice, or can I do better with something else for around the price or cheaper?
|MBilyeu ||03-29-2009 03:24 AM |
The eheims are going to be your best choice provided you don't try to overstock your tank. If you are going planted I am going to assume that you are not doing african or big cichlids. If smaller fish are in this tank's future, then you could probably be fine with a 2215 if price is a concern.
|ljfish ||03-29-2009 06:19 PM |
Where did you find the 2217? I'm currently looking at getting a 2215 and was just curious to see where the cheapest place to find them was?
|Mikaila31 ||03-29-2009 06:26 PM |
I have a rena xp3 on my 55gal planted tank. It's been a good filter. It does leak a little sometimes, but it is about 5 years old now.
|MBilyeu ||03-30-2009 02:27 PM |
That is an insanely good price. The 2217 is usually over $150. MSRP is $170 I think.
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