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Fluval Canister Filter, FX6 Filter (400 Gal)

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  • Multi-Stage Filter that produces healthy aquarium water, freshwater or marine aquariums
  • Features Smart Pump Technology for optimal filter performance, efficiency and management
  • Self-starting filter-just add water and plug in
  • Built with a monthly maintenance reminder
  • For aquariums up to 400 gallons
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Fluval FX6 is a high performance canister filter with many outstanding features designed to make aquarium fish keeping easier and more convenient than ever. This super capacity yet compact canister filter has a pump output of 925 gallons of water and has a filter circulation of 563 GPH which both work to produce cleaner and healthier results. Filtering material can easily be placed in a removable stack of media baskets which is at the heart of Fluval's multistage filtration. The baskets are precision-engineered to eliminate water by-pass, making filtration more efficient. The baskets can hold a total of 5.9 liters of media and can be stacked in the precise combination of layers that will work best for your aquarium. Each one is lined with a foam insert for effective mechanical pre-filtering. Instant-release T-handles let you lift and separate the baskets quickly and easily, making routine maintenance simpler. Fluval FX6 also features Smart Pump Technology, which provides optimal filter performance. This advanced technological feature employs an electronic circuit board that continually monitors the pump. Impeller speed and force are constantly measured to ensure powerful output and energy efficiency. It also manages the filter's self-starting feature and evacuates air that may enter or build up within the filtration system. On a 12-hour cycle, the pump will pause and allow trapped air to escape, ensuring the best filtration efficiency at all times. Only 21" in height, Fluval FX6 fits under most aquariums.

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Fluval FX6
Fluval FX6
Super capacity yet compact canister filter

FX6 is Fluval’s next generation filter workhorse, with all the power and reliability that Fluval FX filters are known for–plus more. FX6 has an amazing range of advanced features, all designed to make fishkeeping so much easier and more convenient.

High Capacity Canister

The FX6’s compact, super capacity tank processes and re-circulates fully 563 US gallons of water every hour and accommodates the stack of media baskets with their capacity of up to 1.5 gallons of media. Yet this enormous-capacity tank is short enough (21 in) to fit under most large aquariums.

Quite Operations.

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

Fluval FX6 Details

Multi-directional Output Nozzle – Twin-output nozzle can be adjusted to create specific water flow to reach all corners of the aquarium.

Electronic Circuit Board Continuous monitoring of impeller speed and pump power ensures optimum output and efficient energy usage. Motor will turn itself off if impeller is impeded.

Maintenance Reminders Monthly Indicator Dials allow you to remember the date of your last filter maintenance and water change.

AquaStop Valves

The AquaStop valve makes maintenance easy by allowing you to stop the water flow with an easy 90-degree turn of the valve lever. This means you can separate the hosing from the filter in one step. The valve lever can also be used to regulate water flow with no harm to the motor or its components. Two valves are provided: one for the intake, one for the output.

*The FX6 helps meet the desired objectives of any aquarium. For the best performance, the Fluval FX6 Filter should be placed completely beneath the aquarium.

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

Self-Priming Instant-Start System

With the FX6, there’s never any need for manual siphoning. As soon as you plug the filter in, the canister fills with water from your aquarium. It pumps for 1 minute, pauses for 2 minutes to evacuate air from the system, then immediately begins the filtering process.

Purge Valve

The FX6 canister features a purge valve drain at its base. This makes it possible for you to empty the canister for maintenance before moving it.

Multi-Directional Output Nozzle

The flared spout of the adjustable output nozzle sends multiple streams of purified water toward all corners of the aquarium, creating currents that agitate the water to break down wastes and help hold them in suspension until they can be drawn into the filter by the intake strainer.

Clog-Proof Intake Strainer

The wide, rounded mouth of the FX6 intake strainer is shaped to siphon water quickly. Covered by a fine screen that’s beveled to repel debris, it is virtually clog-proof, so there is never a build-up of solids that could impede water flow.

High Capacity Canister

The Fluval FX6’s superior performance and capability are backed by Fluval’s well-earned reputation for the best fish and aquarium care. Hagen Aquatic Research Station certification is your assurance of the most up-to-date and reliable research in aqua-care science. The use of the Fluval FX6 will help provide your fish with the aquatic home they deserve. .

*The FX6 helps meet the desired objectives of any aquarium. For the best performance, the Fluval FX6 Filter should be placed completely beneath the aquarium.

Model
Fluval 106
Fluval 206
Fluval 306
Fluval 406
Fluval G6
Fluval Fx6
Aquarium Capacity 25 US Gallons 45 US Gallons 70 US Gallons 100 US Gallons 160 US Gallons 400 US Gallons
Dimensions 15 X 6 X 8 inches 18 X 7 X 8 inches 18 X 7 X 10 inches 20 X 8 X 10 inches 10 x 9 x 13 inches 16 x 16 x 21 inches
Pump Output 145 US Gal/h 206 US Gal/h 303 US Gal/h 383 US Gal/h 650 US Gal/h 925 US Gal/h
Filter Circulation 95 US Gal/h 121 US Gal/h 206 US Gal/h 245 US Gal/h 265 US Gal/h 538 US Gal/h
Head Height (max.) 4.8 ft 4.8 ft 5.6 ft 7.5 ft 4.8 ft 7.6 ft
Media Capacity 3.2 Liters 4.6 Liters 6.6 Liters 8.5 Liters 9.5 Liters 11.5 Liters
Wattage 120V/60Hz: 10W 120V/60Hz: 10W 120V/60Hz: 16W 120V/60Hz: 23W 120V/60Hz: 27W 120V/60Hz: 43W


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.

2-Piece Foam Pad for Fluval FX5/FX6 Filter

Fluval Aquarium Filter Foam Pads 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.


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  • Product Dimensions: 15 x 15 x 20 inches ; 19.9 pounds
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (190 customer reviews)
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