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post #2 of (permalink) Old 12-06-2012, 02:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Stinkmonky View Post
hey guys im looking for canister filters for both my fluval flora 8gallon and my 36 gallon bowfront. i was reccomended the eheim 2213 for my 36 and a 2211 for my 8 but the 2211 is reccomended up to 40 gallons! my question is can i overpower my 36 gallon with the 2213? and is there some smaller filter i can use on my flora?

by no means a canister filter pro but just looked it up 120ghp ish if the same rule applies to to the powerhead/sump filters it's 4-10x's the size of the tank but I honestly dont know I'm hoping someone can enlighten both of us as
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