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Old 01-22-2013, 06:06 AM   #1
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Ehiem 2215 vs fluval 205


I have seen a lot of different opinions on these 2 different filters but I don't know which one to get for my twenty five gal tall fish tank I want the water clear please let me know ur opinion
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:02 AM   #2
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They would both work just fine the Fluval has baskets for the media which is convenient, however, the eheim would be my choice.
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:07 PM   #3
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Thanks does anyone else have an opinion
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:51 PM   #4
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And I meant the fluval 206
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Old 01-22-2013, 03:54 PM   #5
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One thing with the Eheim is you won't get an water bypass, I have read numerous posts about the fluvals having bypass issues.
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Old 01-22-2013, 04:35 PM   #6
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I think I am leaning the ehiem 2215 for my 25 gal
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:27 PM   #7
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Does anyone know where I can get one cheap?
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:22 PM   #8
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Does anyone know where I can get one cheap?
locally is your only hope if you want it cheap, the biggest discounts i've ever seen for them online is 10-15%
eheim filters will last for ever though, they're all i'll use!
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:25 PM   #9
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www.kensfish.com

They have the 2215 for 99.00
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www.kensfish.com

They have the 2215 for 99.00
thanks i am probably going to go with the ehiem 2215 but some people say that it has a heater in or is that a seperate attachment cause i dont want one in mine
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www.kensfish.com

They have the 2215 for 99.00
do you know if they have all of the media and everything for setup on this filter on kensfish cause it doesnt tell you what comes with it
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:25 PM   #12
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I think I am leaning the ehiem 2215 for my 25 gal
id personally dish out the extra $25-$30 to get the 2217.
more room for media, plus it would be useful if you went with a larger tank in the future
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:27 PM   #13
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Eheim all the way
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:12 PM   #14
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[QUOTE=thebuddha;2320241]id personally dish out the extra $25-$30 to get the 2217.
more room for media, plus it would be useful if you went with a larger tank in the future[/QUOTE/] do you think thi 2215 is fine for my twenty five gal for now though?
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:15 PM   #15
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Eheim is always leaking water
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