The Fluval FX5 Aquarium Canister Filter System (A218) is a high capacity canister aquarium filter unit for large aquariums up to 400 gallons. This high performance Fluval FX5 canister aquarium filter system provides constant and thorough filtration and recirculation of the water in your aquarium up to about 607 gallons per hour (607 GPH) through a series of three advanced Fluval aquarium filter media of your choice. The Fluval FX5 Aquarium Canister Filter uses multiple filter stages for superior water quality, including a series of interchangeable filter media baskets which allows you to customize the filter media you put in to the system for varying aquarium sizes and applications. The Fluval FX5 Canister Aquarium Filter uses the following Fluval aquarium filter media:
Other optional filter media accessories are also available for the Fluval FX5 Aquarium Filtration System including Fluval Zeo-Carb filter media, Fluval Ammonia Remover filter media, Fluval Peat Granule filter media, Fluval Phosphate Remover filter media, Fluval Nitrate Remover filter media, Fluval Opti-Carb filter media, and others.
The FX5 comes equipped with the 9.8 feet (3 meters) of 1" diameter tubing needed for installation.
The Fluval FX5 Aquarium Filtration System has many advanced features not included with other external canister aquarium filters including:
The Fluval FX5 aquarium canister filtration system is engineered for top performance with your large aquarium, providing maximum filter surface area and optimum filter dwell times to provide high performance aquarium filtration. The flexibility of the Fluval FX5 with its large upper, mid, and lower level baskets allows you to customize the aquarium filter media you want to fit the specific filtration needs of your particular aquarium.
Compared to other high capacity aquarium canister filters, the Fluval FX5 runs smoothly and quietly. It is designed for ease of use and quick replacement of the filters. All of the specific supplies needed for use are included as well as an instructional DVD to demonstrate proper installation.
The Fluval FX5 Aquarium Power Filter System has a 3 year manufacturer warranty and is also known by Hagen part number A-218. More technical information about the Fluval FX5 Aquarium Canister Filter can be found here.