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Old 06-10-2013, 01:20 PM   #11
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The 2262 (what is it with double posting video with only one link?)

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The fx5 or fx6 are super beasts.
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Yeah i just recently bought a api xp large canister filter for my 180. I tried going cheap but not to cheap and I still paid over 100$. I'm new to the canister game. I hope it has good instructions BUT from my research iv had deff read alot of good things about that fx5.
Is the xp l enough for a 180? I would rather get a xp xl ( xp4 ).
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The 2262 looks like the perfect candidate. It says no filter media included. So not even a coarse sponge?
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Is the xp l enough for a 180? I would rather get a xp xl ( xp4 ).
No I'm sure it's not. But i didnt have the money right now to get the fluvals. I got an older emperor 400 but im gonna buy a new more efficient one to run with my lg api.
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No I'm sure it's not. But i didnt have the money right now to get the fluvals. I got an older emperor 400 but im gonna buy a new more efficient one to run with my lg api.
Oh. The fluval fx5?
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Yup. And obviously couldn't afford better then that either
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The 2262 looks like the perfect candidate. It says no filter media included. So not even a coarse sponge?
You put what you want in there & make it the way you want it. After watching videos & reading of guys who have these filter 10+ 15+ years is telling you something. Ihave the 2080 running
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Yup. And obviously couldn't afford better then that either
That beast of an fx5 is pretty expensive but now they have the fx6! Which is $350+!
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You put what you want in there & make it the way you want it. After watching videos & reading of guys who have these filter 10+ 15+ years is telling you something. Ihave the 2080 running
I'm not an eheim guy so is the 2262 and the 2080 part of the classic series or a professional?
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