AquaMaxx HF-M Hang-On-Back Multi Filter with Protein Skimmer

$289.99  

5% Rewards:

1450 $14.50 off a Future Purchase

Temporarily Out of Stock

UJ94651

SHIPS FREE!

AquaMaxx Complete hang-on saltwater aquarium filtration system for up to 60 gallons. Great for reef tanks or fish-only tanks!

The AquaMaxx HF-M filtration system is designed to be the complete filtration system for your saltwater fish or reef aquarium. The simple hang-on back design allows you to hang the filtration system on any aquarium ranging from 20 gallons to 60 gallons. The HF-M is also designed to be customizable so you can add additional chemical, biological or mechanical filtration to match the requirements for your aquarium.

The AquaMaxx HF-M includes an efficient protein skimmer. Using the same Shark 1.0 needlewheel pump (modified Italian-Made Sicce) as the popular HOB-1, the HM-F efficiently removes dirty protein from your aquarium before it breaks down into ammonia, nitrate and phosphates.

After the protein skimmer stage, water then passes through a second filtration stage. A filtration cartridge is included and can be filled with mechanical media (such as filter floss), biological media (such as ceramic rings or SeaChem Matrix) or chemical media (such as activated carbon or AquaMaxx AIO media).

Water then passes though a third and final chamber where additional filters can be added. The third chamber of the HF-M is designed to accommodate up to two AquaMaxx FR-S media reactors (sold separately): which can be used for carbon and/or GFO. If additional chemical filtration is not required, the chambers can be used as a refugium for additional nutrient reduction and to culture live foods for your reef aquarium.

The HF-M also features a built-in probe holder (for up to 3 probes), a dosing tube holder and cut-outs on the lid to run your cords and tubes though. The well-throughout design eliminates all the clutter and keeps your aquarium looking clean and sleek.

Features
  • Convenient hang-on design
  • Efficient protein skimmer built-in
  • Easy to access filtration cartridge
  • Spacious customizable filtration chamber
  • Probe Holders x 3
  • Dosing Tube Holders x 3
  • Cord/tubing management cut-outs on lid
Specifications
  • Filtration Rating: 60 Gallons (light bioload) or 20 Gallons (heavy bioload)
  • Dimensions: 16.93"W x 3.94"D x 14.18"H (excluding collection cup)
  • Fits tank rims: up to .75"
  • Wall clearance required: 4"
  • Requires approximately 5.5" of clearance to remove collection cup
  • Pump(included): Shark 1.0 (modified Sicce Pump)
  • Pump power consumption: 11 Watts

Manufacturer Info

AquaMaxx
AquaMaxx is a Southern California-based aquarium supply company that entered the market in mid-2008 with a line of affordable metal halide bulbs. The brand quickly gained recognition as word spread about the high quality and low cost of their lamps. In 2009, AquaMaxx released a line of aquarium filter socks and, in early 2010, unveiled an assortment of high-performance protein skimmer accessories and upgrades.

Ask a Question Earn 15 Points when answer a question
Sort By :
 
9 Questions
Displaying questions 1-9
 
 
Write Your Review Earn 25 Points when you write a review
Sort by:
 

Overall, others give this:

  • 4.3

3 Reviewers (100%) would recommend this

Overall Rating:

download image
5  Star
 1
4  Star
 2
3  Star
 0
2  Star
 0
1  Star
 0
 
5
5.0
Your conversation to an all in one tank!
reviewerbadge
PROS
Your all in one filter, plenty of storage for media and reactors and heaters, ability to put refugium, has 3x dosing tube holders and 3x probe holders
CONS
A bit on the larger side for hang on filters
REVIEW
I've had this filter running for about 5 days now and it's super quiet, and seems to be running fairly well. It's on a brand new system so skimmer will take a while to break in, that's expected. But I'd rather write a review on build quality and how it outperforms any other hang on the back filter i...Read More
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(12)No(1)
 
 
 
4
4.0
All - in - one filter
reviewerbadge
PROS
Quick skimmer cycle. No micro bubbles. Large media space.
CONS
Skimmer cup overflow tube should have been made longer. Floating media or macro algae can block return water causing overflow.
REVIEW
It works just as well as the HOB 1. I'm using mine as a refugium. it has a clear part in the back where I attached an LED.
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(3)No(0)
 
 
 
4
4.0
Good product
reviewerbadge
PROS
Works well
CONS
Could fit a little better
REVIEW
Well it works, and operates very quiet, overall very happy. Only complaint is it would not hang on the side of my aquarium the hooks were to small, I had to modify the plastic rim around the top of the aquarium I have a 54g corner tank.
  • 1
Was this review helpful: Yes(4)No(0)
 
 
 
Write Your Review Earn 25 Points when you write a review
Sort by:
 

Overall, others give this:

  • 4.3

3 Reviewers (100%) would recommend this

Overall Rating:

download image
5  Star
 1
4  Star
 2
3  Star
 0
2  Star
 0
1  Star
 0
 

Free, Fast, and Flexible Shipping Options

  • Most products ship free—no minimum purchase required

    We ship 99% of the products we carry for free within the contiguous United States using a mix of economy methods including USPS First Class Mail, SurePost and UPS Ground. Your order will arrive in 5-7 business days.

  • upgrade your shipping for only $4.99—free upgrade for orders $299+

    Over 90% of our members receive their orders within 2 business using UPS Ground. Upgrade from free economy shipping to UPS Ground for only $4.99—or spend $299 and we’ll upgrade you automatically!

  • need your order even faster? no problem!

    Expediated shipping services are available for most products if you are in a hurry. Get guaranteed delivery in 2 business days, 1 business day, or next day by 10:30 am. Costs vary by location.

  • buy it today and we'll ship it today

    Same-day shipping is available Monday-Friday for most products—place your order by 10 am PST. Pre-ordered and back-ordered items do not qualify, nor do drop-shipped, live, or frozen shipments.

Learn More About Shipping

60-Day Return Period with Easy Online Returns

Return any new and unused item within 60 days for a full refund. Having difficulty with a product? Contact us to speak with an aquarium expert. If you need a replacement, fill out this form.

A small segment of the 180+ brands we carry require that customers contact them directly if/when problems arise. You can view the full list of those brands and get their contact info here.

Marine Depot is an authorized reseller for every product we carry. That means when you buy aquarium supplies from us, your products are not only backed by our own 60-day return policy, they also carry full factory warranties, where applicable. Some items have a 1-year warranty, others have limited lifetime warranties. Warranty coverage varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, so please read the product description of the item(s) you are considering thoroughly for details or contact us if you have warranty questions.

Learn More About Returns

Earn 5% Cash Back for Most Purchases

Rack up reward points to earn discounts on future purchases! You can earn reward points by creating an account, writing reviews, referring friends, subscribing to our newsletter, buying products, and more!

  • Most Products
    Earn 5 reward points for every $1 you spend to get 5% cash back
  • Marine Depot, AquaMaxx, Accel Aquatics, and Korallin
    Earn 6 reward points for every $1 you spend to get 6% cash back
  • Aqua Illumination, EcoTech Marine, Nano Box, Neptune Systems, NYOS, Oceanbox Designs, Pax Bellum, and Reef Glass
    Earn 1 reward point for every $1 you spend to get 1% cash back

You can also get bonus reward points by purchasing select items during special sales and promotions.

Learn More About Rewards

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed