Fluval

Fluval FX6 High Performance External Canister Filter

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Fluval FX6 is a high performance canister filter with many outstanding features designed to make aquarium fishkeeping easier and more convenient than ever.

This super capacity yet compact canister filter processes and circulates 563 gallons (2130 liters) of water every hour and has an astounding media capacity that produces cleaner and healthier results.

Filtering material can easily be placed in a removable stack of media baskets which is at the heart of Fluval`s multistage filtration. The baskets are precision-engineered to eliminate water by-pass, making filtration more efficient.

The baskets can hold a total of 1.56 gallons (5.9 liters) of media and can be stacked in the precise combination of layers that will work best for your aquarium. Each one is lined with a foam insert for effective mechanical pre-filtering. Instant-release T-handles let you lift and separate the baskets quickly and easily, making routine maintenance simpler.

Fluval FX6 also features Smart Pump Technology, which provides optimal filter performance. This advanced technological feature employs an electronic circuit board that continually monitors the pump. Impeller speed and force are constantly measured to ensure powerful output and energy efficiency. It also manages the filter`s self-starting feature and evacuates air that may enter or build up within the filtration system. On a 12-hour cycle, the pump will pause and allow trapped air to escape, ensuring the best filtration efficiency at all times.

Only 21" (54cm) in height, Fluval FX6 fits under most aquariums.

Key Features:
  • Multi-Stage Filtration produces healthy aquarium water
  • For fresh and saltwater aquariums
  • Features Smart Pump Technology for optimal filter performance, efficiency and management
  • Advanced motor technology provides better performance and reliability while consuming 10% less electricity
  • Click-Fit AquaStop Valves allow fast setup and leak-proof maintenance
  • Valves are positioned at 45 degree angles and rotate for easy installation
  • Self-starting filter-just add water and plug in-Smart Pump Technology will do the rest
  • Monthly maintenance indicator allows you to remember the date of your last filter maintenance/water change
  • Heavy-duty Anti-Clog Telescopic Strainer ensures continuous flow
  • Multi-Directional Output Nozzles can be adjusted to create specific water flows
  • Purge Valve with Drain Hose for easy maintenance and flushing of the canister
  • Optional Water change feature eliminates need to carry buckets of water-simply attach appropriate hose to the output-Smart Pump Technology will do the rest (Kit sold separately)
  • Flow rate: 563 US gallons (2130 liters) per hour
  • For aquariums up to 400 US gallons (1500 liters)

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Fluval FX6 High Performance External Canister Filter

Owner's Manual available for download in Adobe PDF file format
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Durable construction, quiet, powerful flow
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Twist nuts can crack if too tight from repeated use do keep spares
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I have owned many canister filters for salt and fresh water aquariums. The past few years I have enjoyed Eheims Professional 3’s and 4’s. That changed when I purchased my first FX6. Yes, it is a rubber maid type construction but very durable. I bought another FX6 around 2 years after the fir...Read More
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When its working its awesome!
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It will fail and produce an incredible about of micro-bubbles.
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I had this canister since December 2017 and it was working like a champ, but then all of sudden mirco-bubbles all in my tank and it would stop and start over and over again. I initially thought the bubbles came from my skimmer but as I turned everything off individually; it all pointed back to the ...Read More
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It's a great strong filter in the beginning but as time goes by it produces micro bubbles that I couldn't get rid of. I even replaced the gasket and used silicon sealant to try to get the bubbles to stop, nothing helped
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