Updated June 12, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

The 7 Best Aquarium Canister Filters

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If you were to supply your aquarium with inadequate filtration, the water inside would get pretty filthy pretty fast. That could pose a big danger to the lives of your aquatic friends. With one of the aquarium canister filters on our list, though, you can keep their environment sparking clean with tremendous ease. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best aquarium canister filter on Amazon.

7. Fluval 306 A212

6. Fluval FX-6

5. Aquatop CF Series 525

4. Marineland Magniflow 360

3. Hydor Professional External 600

2. Eheim Classic External

1. Penn Plax Cascade 1500


Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on June 12, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).


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