Eheim 2217 Canister Filter


Eheim Canister Filter 2217 Classic 264g

This is the Eheim 2217 external canister filter, one of the most reliable on the market. We’ve included 2 options for purchasing this filter, both of which have large amounts of positive reviews (this filter has an average rating of 4 and a half stars from more than 40 reviews). This filter has a 24 month guarantee, which is fairly standard for Eheim products. This filter is quiet, and has a clever spray bar to help with aerating the water. Check it out below.

EHEIM Classic External Canister Filter with Media

This is a slightly different listing for the same product shown above, the main difference being that this provides 3 different sizes of filter. Some of the main features of this filter include:

  • Silicon ring on pump head for easy closing after cleaning
  • Complete with filter sponges
  • Includes – spray bar, inlet pipe, hose and other installation accessories
  • Average rating of 4 stars from over 680 reviews!
  • Perfect for fish tanks from 10 gallon to 200 gallon

The easiest way to clean this filter is to use activated charcoal pads, usually a single pad is enough to clean the filter sufficently.


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