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Old 06-28-2004, 05:14 PM   #1
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Eheim 2213 or Eheim ecco 2232


What do you guys think about the two? I know the 2213 doesn't have the nifty self priming system and you have to get the siphon started manually. I'm looking for a supplemental filter for my 46g tank besides my XP3.
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Old 06-28-2004, 10:23 PM   #2
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What do you guys think about the two? I know the 2213 doesn't have the nifty self priming system and you have to get the siphon started manually. I'm looking for a supplemental filter for my 46g tank besides my XP3.
I'm a big fan of the classic line. They have been proven for durability. I own 2 2213's and a 2215 and have zero problems priming em. Takes about 3 seconds, one little suck on the end of the tube and it starts, easy enough.

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ECCOs simply do not have the volume flow that the 2213 has. I like 2213 best. Best value for the money.


I own 2126 Pro2thermo, pro2, pro, 2 eccos big and small, and 2213.
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Alright, that's settled. I'll go by the two of you and get the classic...once I get my meager paycheck from the university. I swear they take advantage of us GTA's!!!
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2213.

I would fill it with foam pads and let it act soley as a mechanical filter.

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2213.

I would fill it with foam pads and let it act soley as a mechanical filter.

Mike
That's pretty much what I'm planning on doing. I may do a layer of bio media sandwiched between a bunch of foam.
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I ordered a 2213 from Petsolutions.com. Cheapest price (with shipping) that I found anywhere. It came scuffed up a bit, which I'm not pleased about, but maybe your results will vary.
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