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Old 06-13-2011, 08:58 AM   #1
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Fluval 4plus filter

Does anyone have experience with these filters? I'd like to see about using one in a heavily planted 90 gallon aquarium along with a canister and stuff.

Amazon.com: Fluval 4 Plus Internal Filter, 260 GPH: Patio, Lawn & Garden
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:09 AM   #2
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The one review does not sound to good to me. Invest in the Fluval canister filters they are really awesome I have the 405. It is very easy to clean the sponge filter with no MESS!!!
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Old 06-13-2011, 07:22 PM   #3
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Well I'd like to use it if I can just because I already have it. I figure it will move the water around enough to get more debris into the canister filter.
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They are great filters. Strong flow, you can use just foam in the filter chamber, better than the U series that replaced the plus as the internal filter from Fluval.
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I use them in my turtle tanks, they do a good job.
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Great thanks!
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Old 06-13-2011, 09:21 PM   #7
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So if I use the fluval plus along with a fluval 405 do you think I'd be good for filtration? Have you had any experience with sponge filters?
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What filters do you have now?
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Absolutely, The 405 is all you need . However ,since you have the other one might as well use it too it will also help though not needed with the 405
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I don't think a 405 is enough for a 90. I have two on my 75 and I wish I hd just gotten one FX5. The need some help, at least with flow.
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I have one 2 plus and a 4 plus.
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