Originally Posted by Joeybsmooth
One more question about yours . How long have you had it ?
I've had one of them for about 18 months, and preferred it to my other brand name canisters, so I have bought a few more since then. I love the baskets and the fact that you can put a lot of varied media in them, the quick stop valve, and the single push primer.
I'm pretty hard on the gear, and I haven't broken any parts so far, and I haven't had any leaks or malfunctions (though I did with my eheim, when the clips failed and the top popped up).
I didn't use most of the media that came with the filters- I have a preference for Matrix, sponges, filter fibre and purigen