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Discussion in 'Are you new to aquatic plants? Start here' started by debrab1954, Jul 30, 2008.

  1. debrab1954

    debrab1954 Junior Poster

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    What size canister filter should i get for a 29 gal. planted tank? I have been reading about the ehims, but i am not clear on the size.
     
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    Hi,
    My personal preference is to use a filter rated at 10X the tank volume per hour turnover or the nearest to that I can afford. This means a filter rated at or near 290 GPH.

    Cheers,
     
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    A hot magnum is not bad for this size of tank.
    Cheap, easy to clean etc.

    Regards,
    Tom Barr
     
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    Have you seen this one: Reaction 4-Stage Canister Filters w/ UV.
    The EFU-45 FILTER model pumps 290 gph which is 10 times your tank volume. I don't have it but I think that this is the one I will choose for my 30 gallon soon to be tank !
    I also like the fact that it comes with UV and it cost $150 at petsolutions.

    Does anyone here owns this filter? suggestions ?
     
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