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Published Date: 2011/9/12 9:05:14
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Eheim classic filters are the most popular model in canister filter range. The classic filter from Eheim has been on the market for years and proven itself millions of times. This is the basic model of Eheim's external canister filters, yet still features perfect pump output, filter efficiency, maximum running smoothness, and endless continuous operation. The classic one-chamber design allows for the greatest flexibility in media set up for biological, mechanical, chemical and adsorptive filtration. Classic filters can be used for fresh and saltwater aquariums.

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From a compact external canister filter for aquarium sizes up to 250 l to a large filter for aquarium sizes up to 1500 l, the classic range features carefully tailored external canister filters, equipped with high quality components with an excellent price-performance ratio. You can't go wrong when you choose a classic model. Classic external canister filters have everything a filter needs. They feature the proverbial EHEIM running smoothness and sophisticated functionality.

The "Full Space" design of Eheim's canister allows it to large amounts of filter media while making it more versatile. The filter comes complete with a safety hose-connection system to stop separation, all the filter medias needed to set up the filter, intake and outtake tubes, and double isolating valves.

All Classic filters come with a two year manufacturer guarantee. Please check this with your retailer for the details.

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The Eheim Classic Series is available in following models:

Eheim 2211 for Aquarium size upto 150.80 Litres(39 US Gallons)
Eheim 2213 for Aquarium size upto 248.82 Litres(66 US Gallons)
Eheim 2215 for Aquarium size upto 346.84 Litres(92 US Gallons)
Eheim 2217 for Aquarium size upto 599.43 Litres(159 US Gallons)
Eheim 2250 for Aquarium size upto 995.28 Litres(264 US Gallons)
Eheim 2260 for Aquarium size upto 1492.92 Litres(396 US Gallons)

Eheim 2211 for Aquarium size 150.8 Litres (39 US Gallons): The Eheim 2211 canister filter is the smallest filter in this series and is a good choice for small to medium size aquariums. The Eheim 2211 canister filter is designed for tanks up to 39 gallons, pump output of 78 gallons per hour and filter circulation of 62 gallons per hour. The volume of the filter is 0.26 gallons and it uses 5 watts of electricity.

The Eheim 2211 canister filter is sure to give you years of dependable service. Although more expensive than other brands, Eheim canister filters last longer and suffer from few breakdowns, making them cheaper in the long run. Convenient and multifunctional Filter Media are Extending the Capabilities of the Filter

Eheim 2213 for Aquarium size 249 Litres(66 US Gallons): The Eheim 2213 Canister Filter has a compact pump coupled with a large volume canister for filter media. The filter is for aquariums up to 66 gallons with a maximum pump performance of 116 gph and delivery head of 4 foot and 11 inches. It is extremely quiet, durable and long lasting. It provides high pump output and effective use of filter media for fresh or saltwater aquariums.

Filter Size: 6" diameter x 13" high
Tubing: 494 (1/2") tubing for intake and outtake.

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Eheim 2215 for Aquarium size 347Litres (92 US Gallons): The Eheim 2215 Canister Filter has a compact pump coupled with a large volume canister for filter media. The filter is for aquariums up to 93 gallons with a maximum pump performance of 164 gph and delivery head of 5 foot and 10 inches. It is extremely quiet, durable and long lasting. It provides high pump output and effective use of filter media for fresh or saltwater aquariums.

Filter Size : 7" diameter x 14" high
Tubing: 494 (1/2") tubing for intake and outtake.

Eheim 2217 for Aquarium size 599.43 Litres(159 US Gallons): The Eheim 2217 Canister Filter has a compact pump coupled with a large volume canister for filter media. The filter is for aquariums up to 159 gallons with a maximum pump performance of 264 gph and delivery head of 7 foot and 6 inches. It is extremely quiet, durable and long lasting. It provides high pump output and effective use of filter media for fresh or saltwater aquariums.

Filter Size : 8" diameter x 16" high
Tubing: 495 (5/8") tubing for intake. 494 (1/2") tubing for outtake.

Eheim 2250 for Aquarium size 995.28 Litres(264 US Gallons): These classic external canister filters have been proven models for large aquarium sizes up to a volume of 1000 l for years. Equipped with large canister 7 l and strong pumps 1200 l/h, large aquariums are filtered efficiently. The large model 2260 is equipped with a drain cock in the bottom of the canister for easier use.

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Eheim 2260 for Aquarium size 1492.92 Litres (396 US Gallons): These classic external canister filters have been proven models for large aquarium sizes up to a volume of 1500 l for years. Equipped with large canister volumes 23 land strong pumps 2400 l/h, large aquariums are filtered efficiently. The Eheim 2260 is equipped with a drain cock in the bottom of the canister for easier use.

Maintainance of Eheim Classic filters: EHFIMECH should be used at the bottom suction area. It provides mechanical filtration. Next is a Coarse Filter Pad. The next layer of EHFISUBSTRAT will act as the main biological filter medium. The substrate's high porosity is ideal for bacteria colonization and ensures unbeatable long term decomposition of Ammonia and Nitrites. Next is a Fine Filter Pad and a carbon pad. Chemi-pure can be used as a replacement for the Carbon Pad for chemical filtration (10oz per 50 gallons) for freshwater aquariums. Depending upon the desired water quality, the layers of filter media can be increased. Specific water treatment can also be achieved with an individual filter media arrangement.


Eheim 2250 for Aquarium size 995.28 Litres(264 US Gallons)

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