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post #16 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-15-2012, 04:05 PM
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So many over the last year. Haha
HOB Emperor 400
HOB Tetra
HOB Petco
HOB Aquaclear
Internal Whisper 1i x 2
Canister Aquatop

Multiple planted tanks 1.75g to 55g.
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post #17 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-19-2012, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
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It really is interesting that the cheap walmart brand filters seem to work so well. They are simple and quite, and have great flow. If I was ever to have a fish room I would start some tanks of with these! I have 3 of them and they have been running for 6 years now nonstop. One of them has not even been removed from the tank!
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post #18 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-19-2012, 04:58 PM
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eheim 2217
eheim 2217
eheim 2213
eheim ecco 2232
eheim pro II 2026
fluval 205
penguin hob
marineland integrated eclipse system
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post #19 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-20-2012, 09:33 PM
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3 marineland biowheel filters rated for caught on fire, one had issues restarting after tank change (impeller wouldn't rotate), all noisey but decent flow. Worked for 4+ years..

2 fluval 305's - love them both, work great, nice flow, EZ to clean, and the best thing of all, they are QUITE! Had for around a year..

Spong filter for 10gal, no name but works great!

Undergravel filter for a 10 gal, also worked great!
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post #20 of 20 (permalink) Old 03-21-2012, 07:27 PM
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Loooong time ago:

BIOwheel HOB
Aquaclear HOB
Magnum HOT canister
Fluval 2 series canister

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Eheim Pro 3e 2078
ADA Superjet 1200
Fluval G6
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