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Fluval External Filter

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206
Standard Packaging
Color Black
Brand Fluval
Item Weight 6.4 Pounds

About this item

  • Multi-stage filtration for healthy fresh & saltwater aquariums
  • Suitable for aquariums up to 45 gallons
  • Sound dampening impeller design for a quieter operation
  • Equipped with a clog-proof intake strainer and a dual layer foam screen
  • Built with a patented Aquastop Valve, multiple filtration baskets, and rim connector assemblies; 3 year warranty

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Fluval External Filter

Fluval 406 Canister Filter delivers many practical benefits–including better filtration, less maintenance frequency, faster setup, and quieter operation–all designed to make fish keeping more enjoyable. Building on the success of Fluval 05 Series filters, this filter provides enhanced functionality and filtration performance to create the cleanest, healthiest aquariums ever. The filter helps make aquarium keeping as easy and worry-free as possible thanks to a remarkable range of additional features, including patented Aqua-Stop Valves for easy hose disconnections, single-motion lift-lock clamps for simple cleaning and maintenance, and multiple removable filtration baskets that are already packed with the necessary media for mechanical, chemical, and biological filtration.

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06 Series Fluval Canister Filters
Fluval 06 series Canister Filters
Maximum Versatility and Premium Performance

Fluval Canister Filters provide superior filtration ideal for all size aquariums. Suitable for use with freshwater or saltwater aquariums. Fluval canister filters offer superior filtering capacity by utilizing large media capacity and powerful flow rate.

Advanced Motor Technology.

Powerful Motor. Maintains strong flow between scheduled maintenances.

Quite Operations.

Precise-engineered Bearing minimizes impeller vibration and cover reduces noise.

Multi-Stage Filtration:

Each Filtration stage is separated for maximum versatility and minimal maintenance, using the entire canister volume to optimize filtration efficiency

Mechanical Stage:

Large capacity, vertical twin foam pre-filters absorb more debris and prevent clogged media

Chemical and Biological Stage:

Independent modules allow easy and mess-free media removal

MULTI-STAGE Filtration
Powerful Motor. Maintains strong flow between scheduled maintenances.

QUICK & EASY Maintenance:

AquaStop Valves

Stops water flow without disconnecting hoses, elimination leaks and mess

Lift Lock Clamps

Securely and quickly locks motor housing in place. class fibers ensure strength and durability.

Quick-change Mechanical Media

Securely and quickly locks motor housing in place. class fibers ensure strength and durability.

Instant Prime

For instant start-up without the need for manual siphoning.

Model
Fluval 106
Fluval 206
Fluval 306
Fluval 406
Fluval G6
Aquarium Capacity Up to 15 US Gallons Up to 15 US Gallons 12 to 30 US Gallons 24 to 40 US Gallons 34 to 65 US Gallons
Dimensions 2 x 2.8 x 7.5 inches 4 x 3 x 6 inches 3.5 x 3 x 8 inches 4 x 3.5 x 8 inches 4.5 x 4 x 13 inches
Media Stages Mechanical and Biological Filtration Contains 3 Media stages Contains 3 Media stages Contains 3 Media stages Contains 3 Media stages
Output 50 US Gal 65 US Gal 105 US Gal 155 US Gal 260 US Gal
Wattage 120V/60Hz: 6.8W 120V/60Hz: 5W & 230-240V/50Hz: 4.5W 120V/60Hz: 5W & 230-240V/50Hz: 5W 120V/60Hz: 7.5W & 230-240V/50Hz: 6W 120V/60Hz: 12W & 230-240V/50Hz: 10W


Fluval Media
Fluval Carbon, 100-gram Nylon Bags - 3-Pack

Fluval Carbon Filter Media Insert is capable of adsorbing most liquified impurities and dyes present in aquarium water. It does not contain phosphates and will not change the pH of the aquarium water.

Fluval Foam Filter Block (204/205/306 & 304/305/306)- 2-Pack

Fluval Aquarium Filter Foam Blocks provide mechanical straining of particulate waste. It prevents particulate waste from prematurely clogging other filter media in the module stack.

Fluval Biomax Bio Rings - 500 grams/17.63 ounces

Fluval BioMax Media Inserts have a complex pore system creating an optimal environment where beneficial bacteria can thrive.

Fluval Ammonia Remover, 180-gram Nylon Bags - 3-Pack

Fluval Ammonia Remover is a natural ion-exchange media designed to remove toxic ammonia as water passes over it. Controlling ammonia levels reduces stress on fish.

Fluval Clearmax Phosphate Remover Filters, 3.5 Ounces - 3-Pack

Clearmax Phosphate Remover traps phosphate, nitrate and nitrite. It also reduces odors, makes maintenance easier and provides crystal clear water to create ideal conditions for fish.

Fluval Zeo-Carb, 150 Gram, 3-Pack Nylon Bags

Fluval Zeo-Carb is a premium blend of research grade Fluval Carbon and Fluval Ammonia Remover. Working together, these highly effective media eliminate liquefied impurities.

Fluval Fine Filter Water Polishing Pad

Fluval Water Polishing Pads are uniquely designed to fit Fluval Canister Filters. These extra thick micro-fine polyester pads effectively trap micro particles and debris as water passes through.

Fluval Pre-Filter Media - 750 grams/26.45 ounces

Fluval Pre-Filter is designed to capture solid waste before they reach other media. This prevents premature clogging of finer filters and extends their life, reducing media replacements frequency.

Fluval Peat Granules, 500 Gram/17.6 Ounce

Fluval Peat Granules are the all-natural way to soften aquarium water and achieve the pH levels required for breeding and rearing certain tropical fish.

Fluval Bio Foam

Fluval bio-foam combines mechanical and biological filtration. Its porous structure increases surface area for the growth of helpful nitrifying bacteria.



Fluval Water Care



Aquarium supplements and conditioners are a convenient way to create water conditions that mimics those found in nature; they make water safe for aquarium use by removing harmful toxins, help plants grow by providing them the necessary trace elements and are an easy way to maintain water quality in a tank by removing waste and adding beneficial bacteria to the environment. Developed by our dedicated team of specialists and manufactured in Canada at our state-of-the-art liquids facility, new Fluval water treatments are scientifically formulated to produce clean, clear and safe living conditions for aquarium fish and plants.


Hagen Fluval Water Conditioner for Aquariums

Fluval Water Conditioner is highly efficient comprehensive water conditioner that makes tap water safe for fish by removing chlorine and chloramines and neutralizing toxic heavy metals. Fluval Water Conditioner features a patented stress relief formula and is also effective at protecting scales and fins and preventing the inflammation.

Hagen Fluval Biological Enhancer for Aquariums

Fluval Biological Enhancer is a responsive biological aquarium supplement that ensures that all aquariums are immediately inoculated with a powerful team of beneficial bacteria, providing a safe biological habitat for your fish. These highly effective micro-organisms will create a biological flora that quickly metabolizes lethal ammonia and nitrite.

Hagen Fluval Biological Cleaner for Aquariums

Fluval Biological Cleaner helps reduce aquarium maintenance by helping to reduce waste in gravel, power filters, decoration and on interior aquarium surfaces. Fluval Biological Cleaner rapidly reduces organic waste from overfeeding, fish waste, and other decaying material such as plant leaves.

Hagen Fluval Plant Micro Nutrient for Aquariums

Fluval Plant Micro Nutrients is a balanced supplement essential for healthy, vibrant aquarium plants. Tap water is often devoid of necessary trace elements required by aquatic plants and plants rapidly deplete available micro-nutrients, regular supplementation is necessary.

Fluval Quick Clear for Aquarium Water Treatment

Fluval Quick Clear effectively helps eliminate undesirable particles that cause cloudy aquarium water, such as suspended organic and inorganic particles, dirt, slit and fine sand. Its special formulation clumps together particulate waste by ionic attraction, vastly enhancing filtration absorption and creating crystal clear water.

Fluval Clarify Bio for Aquarium Water Treatment

Fluval Bio Clear contains fast-acting enzymes that naturally clarify cloudy aquarium water. Its biological formulation effectively clears cloudy water by rapidly consuming free floating organic food sources, proteins and other organic elements. Bio Clear is recommended for clarifying cloudy water caused by new tank syndrome.


Product details

Size:206  |  Product Packaging:Standard Packaging
  • Manual [PDF ]
    For warranty information about this product, please click here [PDF ]
  • Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : Yes
  • Product Dimensions : 7.6 x 11.4 x 14.8 inches; 6.4 Pounds
  • Item model number : A207
  • Date First Available : September 21, 2011
  • Manufacturer : Fluval
  • ASIN : B005QRDDM4
  • Customer Reviews:
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5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant filter Eheim convert !
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5.0 out of 5 stars Works fine, but very poor instruction manual and needs a cover over the water intake
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5.0 out of 5 stars 2 Years on and still the best filter I have ever used.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal first external filter for those of you making the move from internal.
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