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12-10-2012 02:08 PM
houseofcards
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Originally Posted by Borikuan View Post
Nothing a little Krylon matte black for plastics can't fix..
Thanks, but still. Why green? Do they think it looks like a plant? All other manufacturers that I know of either have black or clear. Most black. Eheim also sells the separate in/out kit, but even that's not black it more like a grey. Most people either have no background or have a black one.
12-10-2012 06:11 AM
beedee i was also looking for a canister for my 12g Long recently. i went back and forth and read as many reviews as i could on the fluval, eheim and marineland brands, even looked on youtube.

bottom line is, they all are good products. there will be both good and bad experiences across all brands. i ended up going with an eheim 2213, its been up and running for almost two weeks now, it is very quiet and provides very nice flow and very clean water.

good luck.
12-10-2012 05:48 AM
Stinkmonky
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Originally Posted by Borikuan View Post
Nothing a little Krylon matte black for plastics can't fix..
I used krylon plastic fusion on PVC today for a separate project and found that is was terrible. The rust oleum for plastic worked 10x better for half the price. I can't say its safe for aquarium use though.
12-10-2012 04:04 AM
Borikuan
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Originally Posted by houseofcards View Post
^^^ This. My only wish is that Eheim would give up the green for black.
Nothing a little Krylon matte black for plastics can't fix..
12-10-2012 12:51 AM
sepulvd am using a finnex px-360 for my 6 gallon. i think its perfect for tanks 10 gallons and less. its adds a extra .53g of water which helps. only downfall to me was i didnt think it was as big. its as wide and tall as my tank
12-09-2012 05:13 PM
secuono Sunsun or Fluval has my vote.
12-09-2012 05:11 PM
herns
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Originally Posted by ronaldvalente View Post
Eheim classics all the way for sure. +1
+1 for eheim.

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12-09-2012 04:49 PM
stevekx500 Go with the Eheim. U can order a Eheim 2234 for $75 PLUS FREE SHIpPING!!! @ Petsmart.com. Just ordered 1 myself last night...
12-07-2012 03:07 PM
houseofcards
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Originally Posted by exv152 View Post
The eheim 2215 would be good for your 36g bow front and a smaller 2213 or 2211 for your 8g. The Eheim CLASSIC series beats fluval any day in my book, and I have both. Solid german engineering.
^^^ This. My only wish is that Eheim would give up the green for black.
12-07-2012 02:53 PM
CAM6467 I have used both the Eheim line as well as the Rena xp series. My 29 gallon high-tech is currently operating with a Rena xp1. I have the filter housing packed with bio-filtration media, there is an inline heater, and I also run a DIY inline CO2 reactor. Consequently, the flow isn't exactly the best. I supplement this with an in-tank Koralia Nano 240 (very small and easily hidden). I have had absolutely no problems with this canister filter. It runs silently, it's simple to disconnect the intake and output hoses for cleaning, and it is VERY simple to get primed and running (No air-lock issues).

As others have already mentioned, to each his own. There are many canister filter brands. Each have pros and cons. All we, your fellow TPTers, can do is make our case for why we run what we run.

Happy hunting!

Charlie
12-05-2012 09:46 PM
ronaldvalente Eheim classics all the way for sure. +1
12-05-2012 08:01 PM
rrastro sunsun 302 for the 36B. aquaclear 20 for the fluval 8g.
12-05-2012 07:56 PM
exv152 The eheim 2215 would be good for your 36g bow front and a smaller 2213 or 2211 for your 8g. The Eheim CLASSIC series beats fluval any day in my book, and I have both. Solid german engineering.
12-05-2012 04:35 PM
ronaldvalente I have run most of the canisters on the market at one point or another.
I would be happy to give you a recommendation but I need more info.

Are we just talking about the 36G?
Or do you want two canisters, one recommendation for each tank?
12-05-2012 04:34 AM
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