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Old 03-01-2013, 07:06 PM   #1
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fluval or eheim


Which canister filter you prefer,

Fluval or eheim?
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:07 PM   #2
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prepare for a flood of posts and a bunch of name calling...

on that note.... EHEIM for the win!
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:23 PM   #3
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prepare for a flood of posts and a bunch of name calling...

on that note.... EHEIM for the win!

lmao

i ask cause i only own fluval canisters (used)
but i been hearing alot about eheim
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:36 PM   #4
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Pepsi v.s. Coke!!!! Of course, Pepsi!!!

Simple, it really comes down to personal preference. Both work great and do a good job.
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:40 PM   #5
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I can't vouche for fluval because I have never own a fluval filter of any kind. But I do have eheim filters

So eheim the way to go.

Ps Coke ftw!
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Old 03-01-2013, 07:46 PM   #6
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Haha another one. Eheim ! psssst I heard them fluval people are communists, don't listen to them :p
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:02 PM   #7
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in fairness, it would depend on the model...
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Old 03-01-2013, 08:54 PM   #8
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both
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:14 PM   #9
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I actually picked up a fluval today, just hooked it up, no issues with it, i've had an eheim2211 that ran for a long time. So far i see little difference between the products, i say go either way.

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Old 03-01-2013, 11:51 PM   #10
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Doesn't really matter. Both work very well. I'd say it more depends on what the price and gph of what you're interested in.
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Old 03-01-2013, 11:53 PM   #11
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another one? lol
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Old 03-02-2013, 12:33 AM   #12
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Eheim no doubt.

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