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  1. Buying Used Eheim 2217

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    I am thinking about replacing my HOB filter with a used Eheim 2217 canister filter off craigslist for $40. Is this a good idea? How can I clean the filter? I will be getting new media/using my current media. Do I need to replace anything else (tubes, other parts)? Thanks.
  2. What is difference between Canister Filter & Reactor?

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    I will be upgrading my current 55 gal HOB filter setup to a 190 gal with a fluval fx5 before the end of the year. I currently do weekly water changes to keep nitrates in check but i want to add some Seachem denitrate chemical filtration help for the new aquarium. I know i cant use the fx5 to...
  3. Marineland C360 Help!!

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    i have a marineland C360 canister filter on my 55g tank. when i go to open my canister filter do i need to empty the water line or does it have a valve. i was told i dont need to but need to make sure, i dont want water leaking on my floor
  4. Eheim Classic Canister Media question?

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    i have an Eheim Classic Canister 2213-37. and out of personal experience i would like to to know what is the best kind of Media for the filter. if you could teach me the difference between different medias that would be great to. (this is my first canister filter so i have no idea on what kind...
  5. Fluval Canister Filter Spray bar

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    So I'm thinking of ordering Fluval External Canister Filter Spray Bar Kit A-235 (a spray bar) to help with film on the top of the water but also have an easier flow for my plants. What's the best position and direction of this attachment? I just upgraded to a normal 55g (from my 55g tall) so...
  6. 30 Gallon Tank - Canister Filter?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello :-) I have a 30 gallon (30" L X 15" W X 16" H) tank which currently holds 4 Yellow Lab cichlids. Now the problem I'm facing with this tank is that the water doesn't appear to be clear at all. It's quite murky. I was wondering if I should get a canister filter for this tank perhaps...
  7. Fluval x04 vs x05 series?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I'm going to be setting my 55 gal up for turtles sometime in the next few months, and I don't want to filter it with my Eheim 2217 due to the fact that it's a pain in the butt to clean. Right now I keep a sponge pre-filter on it for fish and nothing but biological media in it, but I'll want the...
  8. Eheim 2315 Filter info Needed!

    Freshwater Aquarium Equipment
    Hi I have recently acquired an eheim 2315 filter but dont know how to use it. i know how to use the taps and have got it working but dont know what to put into the filter (media , carbon etc.) I have a 60 US gallon tank with 6 ottocinclus, one shrimp, one tetra, one rainbow fish and one pencil...
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