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Eheim Professional 4+250 External Canister Filter

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Introducing the latest revolutionary development in EHIM's professional filter series: the EHEIM Professional 4+250 External Canister Filter. This product features a convenient filter function to prolong service intervals, high-end technology for optimal performance and even an integrated Emergency Button.

Features:

  • Additional control function (Xtender) to counteract blocked filter media and extend intervals between cleaning
  • Square canister for high stability and large filter volume
  • High performance ceramic axle guarantees quiet operation and durability
  • Safety hose adapter can only be removed when the valves are closed
  • Filly equipped with original EHEIM filter media and installation accessories
  • 3-Year Guarantee

    Includes: 1 External Canister Filter
    Intended For: Fresh or Marine Aquariums
    Capacity(s): 12 Watt; For 32-65 Gallon Aquariums
    Color: Black

  • Eheim Professional 4+250 External Canister Filter
    147.99 New Available
    Eheim Professional 4+250 External Canister Filter is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great filter overall this is an amazing filtration system. instructions are translated I believe, so wording can be a bit strange at times pictures really help. rubber tubing is an extremely snug fit so requires some muscle to attach it to the rigid plastic and bulkhead valves. running hot water through them to warm the rubber up makes it a bit more flexible which helps a great deal, and will take the curve from shipping out of them. it has amazing circulation, I had to add some addition décor to my tank for my fish to "rest" behind on a 48" long tank with a cross flow set up. its super quiet even with the doors open on my stand you cant hear a thing from it. as with most of these style filters priming is troublesome the first time, but then you learn the trick and its not a problem again.
    Date published: 2018-04-08
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality, even worse tech support I was initially very happy with this filter, right up until I had it for 8 months and began experiencing issues with it. It went from working very well to having major water flow issues. The first time it happened, I had just cleaned the filter and changed out the fine pad and it ran great again. The water flow began to decrease to zero after a period of one week; I took it all apart, found nothing wrong, put it back together, and it worked fine again, for one week. After going through this a couple of times I went through all of the troubleshooting steps in the manual, but after one week water flow decreased to zero again. Finally, I opened a case with Eheim Tech Support and went through all of the troubleshooting procedures yet again, I examined the hoses, case and water block for cracks, I went through an entire box of fine filter pads, I ensured that the filter was priming properly (priming has never been an issue with this unit), I verified that the impeller was working. Yet after each effort, one week later the water flow would decrease to zero. Finally, after beginning to redo all of the steps all over with Tech Support, and having the water flow decrease to zero while I was out out town on a business trip which resulted in the loss of many of my fish, I wrote back to Eheim Tech Support asking for either a fix, or a replacement unit. Weeks later, Eheim will not respond. Fantastically flawed product, and extraordinarily bad Tech Support. Oh, did I mention the I used to be a loyal 30 year customer of Eheim?
    Date published: 2019-06-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super canister filter. Once you get past the assembly instructions, which are poorly translated and a little difficult to follow, this unit is excellent. It runs quietly, cleans effectively and is much less of an eyesore than an in tank filter. It offers nice flow and is not disruptive. I went from replacing filters on my intank filter every 4-5 days to cleaning the filters every few weeks. The water in the tank is sparkling.
    Date published: 2019-02-28
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from After a month of use... I bought this about 2 months ago, it has made my maintaince easier, and less time consuming. I actually thought it was not going to make a difference in my tank but it did. Not only does this canister filter clean my tank very well but it is also very quiet.
    Date published: 2018-10-29
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    How do I keep the spray bar clean for the Eheim professional 4+ 250? Mine keeps getting clogged up with algae and other stuff.

    Asked by: fridoug
    Move the aquarium away from sunlight. 
    Answered by: Vaiotom
    Date published: 2018-11-28

    I cleaned my Eheim pump and put it back together. I plugged it in but water will not rise up into the filter.  How do I re-initialize the pump? Thanks.

    Asked by: PLSimmons
    You need to release the intake/outlet hoses by turning it off first the. Pressing the red release button. With the hoses holder in hand, turn it to on. With a pail handy, wipe the right hole hose and manually suck on it. Once you get the flow going, turn the switch to off. Replace the hose holder. Plug it in and it should start working again. If it still doesn’t, press the priming button to help it get started. 
    Answered by: Kabubi
    Date published: 2018-11-24

    I bought this pump from another person second hand and I'm needin to know what all goes inside this pump fir filtering?

    Asked by: Tankrookie
    starting from the bottom and moving up. ehiem mech pro, ehiem substrate pro w/ polishing filter on the top of the substrate pro followed by your sponge filter at the very top.
    Answered by: deaddriver
    Date published: 2018-10-20

    Does this filter also heat the fish tank?

    Asked by: Casperj
    If you want a filter that also heats your tank, you need to get the Ehiem Professional 4+ 250t or 350t. They have a built in 210 Watt heater.
    Answered by: Sam0
    Date published: 2019-01-13

    How do. You prime this filter?

    Asked by: Raymech37

    110 or 220 v?

    Asked by: Javier Devoto
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