Category Archives for Canister Filter

Canister Filter vs. Power Filter: Which One Is The Best For You?

If you’re new to the aquarium world, you may be wondering which type of filter is best for your fish tank. When I first started out many, many years ago, I just used the filter that came with

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How To Clean A Canister Filter

Are you the proud new owner of a canister filter in need of some cleaning? Since I have owned one of one of these, I have been asked on multiple occasions, “how often do you clean a canister

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Canister Filter vs Sump: Here Is What You Need To Know

Are you new to the fish owner community and weighing your filter options? It can be a tough decision, trust me. I have been at this for many years and I have tried almost every filter there is for my 50

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Canister Filter Vs. Bio Wheel

At some point as an aquarium hobbyist, you likely heard talk of the so-called "Bio-wheel filter" and how it delivers superior power and biological filtration comparative to other cartridge filters, right?Canister

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Finding The Best Canister Filter – Reviews and Guide

The most dedicated aquarium owners know that good filtration is essential to having a healthy tank, and aren't likely to skimp on quality for any reason. You've probably tried several different brands

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Canister Filter Vs. Hang On Back

What are the differences between a canister filter and one of those filters you hang on the back of the tank? If you've owned an aquarium at any point in your life, you've likely heard that question at

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Canister Filter Vs Wet/Dry Filter Difference Post

In the never-ending quest to find the best filtration setups, you might have come across a particular kind of external trickle-down filter known as a wet/dry filter. If you've never seen one before, I'm

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Finding The Best Canister Filter Media – Reviews & Buyers Guide

If you want to keep your tank fresh and clean, what's one of the most affordable and efficient methods around? Most dedicated aquarium owners know that an external filter loaded with the best canister

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A Look At The Top Eheim Canister Filters On The Market

Check Price ​This filter is part of Eheim's classic canister filter series, which also includes the Eheim 2215, and Eheim 2217. The models differ somewhat in terms of their capacity and some of their

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How To Clean Canister Filter Hoses

There's no disputing the utility of canister filters, but what happens after you've run them for a while and they start becoming dirty? Debris starts to accumulate; your filter gets gunk in all the wrong

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