Eheim GmbH & Co. KG is a German company founded by Gunther Eheim. This
company manufactures different kinds of filters (internal and external). It produces filter
media, pumps, accessories such as autofeeders and gravel cleaners and garden ponds.
Eheim filters are the best filters on the market. They have a very good reputation of
reliability and quality. The Eheim Company produces all types of filters.
Internal and external Eheim
Internal filters are placed in the water, inside the aquarium. You should choose an internal
filter: if you have a small aquarium ot the aquarium is not very accessible.
Types of internal filters:
The Eheim aquaball is an internal filter with a moveable
ball, has a shaped head with adjustable air take in. It is good for large aquariums, between 3.14 - 13.9
The Eheim powerline - for aquariums over 7 gal.
The Eheim pickup - compact internal filter for
aquariums up to maximum 3.14 gal.
External filters are positioned outside the tank, and maintains contact with your inside
environment through hoses that connect the outside with the inside. External filters work with a big variety of
media filters. They can also work for a longer period of time without maintenance.
You should choose an external filter
You want to have a good performance from different filter media.
You want crystal clear water
Cut down on water maintenance.
Types of external
The classic Eheim - is the original Eheim filter and
it still works.
The ecco pro filter is an energy saving filter. It
uses less electricity and has a high performance. For big aquariums
The professional line - external filters that
are very high tech, and are electronically controlled.
The Eheim professional - is the professional
standard model, for aquariums up to 10 – 20 gal.
The professional 2 - has many useful features
such as: automatic self priming, adjustable throughflow, maintenance indicator, for 24 – 41 gal aquariums.
The Eheim professional 3 - is used for aquariums up
to 24, 41, and 83 gal. It has a special priming system.
The Eheim professional 3е - is the new kid on the
block. It has everything that your aquarium needs: electronic control for flow rate, wave effect, self
checking system, and is good for aquariums up to 24, 31 or 48 gal.
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