Professional canister filter performance meets at-home convenience. Loaded with user-friendly features, the Fluval FX5 canister filter is designed for convenient installation and maintenance. Provides reliable, high-volume multistage filtration without the complicated installation associated with large wet/dry filters. The Fluval FX5 employs an advanced electronic circuit board to continually monitor pump performance for powerful, energy-efficient output. Compact design comfortably fits most aquarium cabinets. Features self-priming, instant-start system for "plug-in-and-start" convenience. Large, lift out, stacking media baskets allow custom filtration options (media sold separately). 925 gph. Measures 16" dia x 17" high. For freshwater or marine aquariums up to 400 gallons.
Includes: 9.8 ft (3 m) of 1" diameter tubing, foam filter blocks, 3 removable media baskets (1.5 Gallon or 5.9 Liter total media capacity), instructional DVD, and hard copy of instructions.
Self-Priming, Instant-Start System - Just add water and plug in. Fluval Smart Pump Technology will do the rest. No need for manual siphoning.
Smart Pump Technology - An electronic circuit board is employed to continually monitor the pump. Impeller speed and force are constantly measured to ensure powerful output and energy efficiency.
AquaStop Valves - Unique Click-Fit technology allows for fast set up and leak-proof maintenance. The valves rotate and are at 55-degree angles for easy positioning. They can be used to regulate water flow with no harm to the motor or its components.
Purge Valve - The valve drain allows for partial discharge of debris without needing to move the unit, open the filter lid, or disconnect hosing.
Multi-Functional Rim Connector - Innovative rim connector easily secures hosing in place. Fits most aquarium frames.
Clog-Free Strainer - Heavy-duty, anti-clogging strainer prevents build-up of solids that could impede water flow.
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