Whats a good filter for my 55 gallon JD tank

Discussion in 'Filters and Filtration' started by Barb989, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Barb989New MemberMember

    I have a 55 gallon gal, i got it used the filter looks like it not in great shape its a tetra 30-60. I think i want a nice new one, any suggestions? There's going to be two JD in the tank. thank you :;swls
     
  2. Lexi03Well Known MemberMember

    I would do a canister filter, we are going to put a Eheim 2215 on ours when we can, I have a 2217 on my 75gal and I really like it.
     
  3. Wendy Lubianetsky

    Wendy LubianetskyWell Known MemberMember

    :;hi2I have a Fluval 206 canister and I love it to. Very easy to Prime, plenty of room for extra media, and I have never had a problem with it since I set it up. Also, it is very quiet.:clapping:
     
  4. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Good morning,

    :animal0068:I have moved your thread from American Cichlids to Freshwater Tank Equipment/Filters and Filtration section of the forum.

    If you are looking for a Hang On Back (HOB) type filter, I would suggest the Aqua Clear 110 @ 500GPH.

    Thanks!

    Ken
     
  5. iZaO JnrWell Known MemberMember

    I agree canister is the way to go with larger fish. Fluval 206 is a great choice. Im using a 404 on my 55g. They all seem to be great choices nowadays for both for biomedia and gph.
     
  6. CichlidnutFishlore VIPMember

    Personally, on my 55g Jack Dempsey tank, I have 2 Emperor 400's that seem to be doing a good job.
     




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