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Hydor Professional Canister Filter

Hydor Professional Canister Filter

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Hydor Professional Canister Filter Information

Hydor Professional Canister Filters are quiet and efficient canister filters that are great for both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. These filters feature modern Japanese-Inspired design with compact footprints and large filtration volumes. Internal motors and added soundproofing make these filters ultra quiet. Integrated priming pump, telescopic intake and adjustable shut-off valves make installation and cleaning a cinch. Tight-fitting filter baskets maximizes performance and eliminates water bypass.

Complete 4-stage filtration: which includes coarse-mechanical filtration with a large-pore sponge, super-fine mechanical filtration with filter wool, efficient biological filtration with porous Bio-Rings and chemical filtration with activated carbon. *all filtration media is included.

Model Tank Size Pump Output Max. Height Power
Filter Volum
150 20-40 gal 190 gph 4.27’ 11W 3.2 Quart
250 40-75 gal 225 gph 4.92’ 17W 5.3 Quart
350 60-100 gal 280 gph 5.91’ 22W 7.0 Quart
450 75-125 gal 320gph 4.59’ 34W 10.3 Quart
600 90-150 gal 345 gph 4.92’ 35W 12.9 Quart
*For marine aquariums or aquariums with higher bio-loads, select the next model up from the suggested aquarium size.

Manufacturer Info

Hydor has been producing a comprehensive range of equipment for aquariums and ponds since 1984 and offers the best in high-technology for the creation of a living ecosystem at home. The factory has developed thanks to the engineering competence of its founder and its continuous growth is based on the investment it has made in research and the development of innovative technical appliances. A competitive and dynamic structure of more than 150 employees regularly engages in the implementation of products which meet the demands of 50 nations and keep pace with the evolution of the world markets. The global quality is not a simple working method but a daily expression of mind.

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hydor 150

Reviewers Rating Great

Posted: 3/25/2014 from Lynchburg, VA UNITED STATES
4.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: The Hydor 150 is the bottom line of their filters. You should read the directions carefully. For the 150 ONLY the water flows to the bottom of the filter container and then up through the media. The larger Hydor filters work in the opposite direction. Therefore, the material provided must be loaded in reverse order from what normal logic dictates. Loading from the top down, the sponge, filter material, carbon, and bio-material. Note that no activated carbon is provided for this unit and it is a smaller powered filter with two trays. It is quiet and it does work fine. The quick disconnects are nice. The intake and out-take u-tubes are a little weak (thin plastic) and the out-take tube does not have an extension to ensure that the outlet is below the water line on larger aquariums. Perhaps an extension can be purchased. I use it to run some carbon in a 100 gallon saltwater tank to remove toxins from stony corals and some nutrients. I would say this unit is fine for a 30 gallon aquarium but I would go up in filter sizes for 55 gallon and larger aquariums unless you just want to run some carbon occasionally which is what I am doing.

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low quality

Reviewers Rating Below Average

Posted: 12/8/2013 from PENSACOLA, FL UNITED STATES
2.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: Very low quality material used to make this product. Very thin walls on all material, baskets very light weight, clip for motor head thin and weak, power cord very thin gauge and short. It does run good but expect a short life with this product. 20 years experience.

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Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 12/6/2013 from SAN ANGELO, TX UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Expert

Comments: oh my god....i had an Eheim filter system for about 10 years and every time i cleaned it out and/or started it up it was always a struggle..i started this new Hydor up in 10 minutes without pulling my hair out....could not believe it...i am so happy with this product and the price you gave me and the quick delivery.....i am so happy with the info u provided me with it and the price and quick delivery ....thats y i immediately ordered a new lighting system from u guys cuz u provide expert opions and the best prices over the web!!!!!thank you very satisfied and happy that i found a company that cares!!!!!

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Huge Upgrade

Reviewers Rating Excellent!

Posted: 11/27/2013 from BRIGHTON, CO UNITED STATES
5.0 5
Experience Level: Beginner

Comments: After fighting with an over the edge in-tank filter this has been a huge upgrade. The water is significantly clearer and the unit is very easy to install, prime and operate.

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