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Old 09-27-2011, 12:17 PM   #1
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will a fx5 fit in my cabinet?

i have a 125 gallon freshwater tank im getting going. and i want the fx5. i just want to be sure it will fit because my stand doesn't seem very big.. the door opening is 18 1/2 inches tall and inside is 20 1/2.. thank you for the help.. ive read the dimensions and just want to be sure because not sure if the nozzles on top are added to the height.

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The canister is 17"x17", and the hoses add at least another 5" to the height.

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I have the fx5, and mine has to sit outside of the stand, but it is so good im considering getting a second for the tank. Mine is a 220 that houses several large fish and schools of medium fish (7ft, 2ftx 2ft)
height of filter to top of hose fittings, also leave a couple inches to be able to pull hoses from top of filter


width of filter isnt exactly as advertised either, as there is a power and pump box attached to bottom which sticks out 5 inches as well from the side of the filter


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