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Old 02-23-2012, 06:44 PM   #1
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Fluval 105

Was thinking of getting a fluval 105 external filter. Anyone got one? What do you think?
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Old 02-23-2012, 09:05 PM   #2
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105 is the previous generation model. Current model is 106. How many gallons is your tank? I have a 204 (two generations old) on a 20H and love it. I would recommend a 205/206 as it's only $10 more, has a third basket and 40% better flow rate but it depends on your tank size.
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I would personally go with the eheim model. I changed over from fluval and let me say you can tell the difference.
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I have a 305 with no problems. Runs like a dream and is very quiet and super easy to clean. But I agree go with a 106 or 206, just a newer model.
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I'm not a eheim salesman but you cannot hear the eheim whatsoever you have touch your ear up to it to even hear the slightest noise.
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Yeah, I've heard nothing but good about the eheim also. I've never used them though.
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I love my fluval 305 and 406...
I would suggest you get one that rated for more than your tank size .. like for my 60g I use a 406-rated for 100g.. and my 305-rated for 60g will be used on a 40g... you can always reduce the flow on the fluvals
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