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Fluval® FX4 Canister Filter

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Keep the water in your aquarium cleaner and healthier for your pets with the help of the Fluval FX4 Canister Filter . This filter is simple to use: simply add water, plug in and the Smart Pump featuring advanced microschip technology will begin continuously monitoring and optimizing pump performance. Its Multi-stage filter pumps out 700 gallons (2650 L) of water per hour

Features:

  • Smart Pump advanced microchip technology
  • Removable, stackable media baskets eliminate water bypass and hold a total of 1 gallon (3.9 L) of media
  • All filter media included - mechanical, chemical and biological
  • Aqua-Stop valves with leak-proof Click-Fit attachment system
  • Valves positioned at convenient 45-degree angle for easy installation and rotation
  • Anti-clog, telescopic strainer ensures continuous water flow
  • Multi-Directional Output nozzles can be fully adjusted to create customized water flows
  • Utility Valve with drain hose for easy maintenance and flushing of canister
  • Rubberized feet help ensure quiet operation

    Includes: Filter media included - mechanical, chemical and biological
    Intended For: Freshwater and Saltwater Aquariums up to 250 gallons
    Color: Black
    Size: Compact 16.5 in tall design
    Product Capacity: 250 gallons

    Instructions: Easy water changes eliminate need to carry heavy buckets. Simply attach hosing to output (Kit sold separately) and Smart Pump does the rest

  • Fluval® FX4 Canister Filter
    279.99 New Available
    Fluval® FX4 Canister Filter is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 9.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fx4 like the canister a lot I bought this for my 125 gallon tank . I like it because it shuts down ever 12 hours to burp the air out if there is any shuts down for 3 mins and restarts back up after 3 mins and it very powerful of a canister
    Date published: 2016-11-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best filter I've ever had! The amount of water this filter moves is incredible. I have a new planted 150 gallon aquarium and i could be happer with this filter. The only down sides are the provided hose and for the size i would have wanted more biological media space. The hose is ribbed and 1" diameter. This makes doing any customizing difficult. But other then this i have no regrets. Ive been in the hobby for 15yrs and never had a better filter.
    Date published: 2017-02-23
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good Filter so far I bought the FX 4 for my 60 gal. goldfish aquarium on Friday 9/29/17. My aquarium was staying a little cloudy when I added the FX 4 with in about 2 hrs it was very clear. SO far I love the fx4
    Date published: 2017-10-07
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love The Water Changing Capability! Just bought this a couple days ago because it was on sale and I’ve been wanting a big canister filter for my 125 gallon community tank instead of the two HOB filters I had on it. I did not realize that it had a water changing port on it! I love that it has that! I’ve been using a power water pump to get new water into my tank since I got my big tank a couple years ago. Now I don’t have to worry about tripping my timer power strip when I do water changes (used that strip to plug in the water pump each time)! Wish all canisters had a water changing port! It also self primes (just make sure and have water in it before plugging it in) which is another plus that most other canisters don’t have. The only downsides I have with it are: 1) you have to cut the one piece of tubing they give you into two hoses for the intake and outake. I just used a pair of scissors, so it’s not hard but just inconvenient. 2) the tube meant for changing water and using the water changer port, is too short. I just used some tubing from my Python water changing tubes instead. 3) I think they could’ve made better attachments for where the tubes go over the rim of the tank. The tubes clip into the rim clip that clips over the rim...why not just have a hard U-shaped tube the flexible tube attatches to? Anyways, overall it’s a great canister and I’ve noticed that my water looks clearer already too! The perks outweigh the little inconveniences I meantioned above!
    Date published: 2018-11-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best filter I have ever used Super quiet, powerful, not to difficult to install. It does a great job at keeping the tank clean and I can't get over how quiet the pump is
    Date published: 2018-12-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome filter for my 100 gal turtle tank We bought this filter about 2 months ago when we upgraded one of our turtles to a 100 gal tank. It was very easy to set up and the directions are very clear. You don't even need to prime it! It has kept our tank fairly clear and is nearly silent. I love the added spout at the bottom for water changes, it makes them so easy! It has a very easy to understand instruction page that has step by step pictures of what to do to drain water from the tank/ canister. It also has the ability to siphon back in water through the same spout/hose. No more lifting heavy water buckets to refill the tank. I have been impressed by other Fluval filters I own (3 406's) and expect this one to do the same.
    Date published: 2018-07-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best Bought one 3 weeks ago on sell for 113 best canister on the market by far
    Date published: 2017-06-27
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Missing part So I bought this on Saturday with overnight shipping and it arrived 4 days later :( .Once it arrived I opened took it out of the box and noticed it was missing one of the black hoses very disappointed.
    Date published: 2018-12-20
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    I bought fx4 & my tank is still cloudy after 2days of use?

    Asked by: Del jones
    If you ditched your old filter, it could be cloudy because of a cycling issue.
    Answered by: AceOfSpades
    Date published: 2019-01-06

    MIne came with one black hose is it supposed to come with only one?

    Asked by: Josh14
    Yes, it only comes with one. You cut it to size to get your two hoses. I hope that’s not why you gave it a 2 star rating
    Answered by: AceOfSpades
    Date published: 2019-01-07

    What replacement ribbed hosing do you use for the Fluval FX4 Canister Filter? Do they come in any longer than the ones that come with it? I love this filter for my 125 gallon tank and I am moving soon and would like new hosing. Can you help? Thanks!

    Asked by: Susie125
    In the user manual where the specific parts are listed there is also a list on the next page that has each part and an item number for replacing. Hope this helps :)
    Answered by: JamisonLM
    Date published: 2018-12-26

    I have a 100 gal.tank. will a 250 gal.filter pump be better than a 100 gal. Filter pump? So you clean less

    Asked by: Fingazs
    Yes, you always want to double or more filtration. The fx4 flow rate is 700gph so your tank will cycle 7times a hour that's good but I would want more. I'm installing a fx4 on my 65gallon. Hope this helps
    Answered by: Markcichlid
    Date published: 2018-11-12

    Would this filter be too powerful for a 60 gallon aquarium with Mollies and Pleco's? 

    Asked by: Rancher32
    I have a 54 gal tank , I had a fluval 406 for about a week it was really good but I had to upgrade to the fx4 and it’s perfect does an amazing job , get it while on sale it’s worth the money 
    Answered by: Joe d
    Date published: 2018-11-12

    Is this a good filter for a 75 gal. tank?

    Asked by: Hercules20
    ideal for mine, love it.
    Answered by: Lowcwillis
    Date published: 2018-08-20

    I have a small bait shop an i use a 80 gal freezer for my fat head minnows, the freezer does not cool. I use a water chiller to cool my water I stock my tank with 1 gal of minnows at a time. Will this filter work for me? Thank you

    Asked by: mlherman
    this is hard to answer 'quickly' since bait fish tanks are w a y different than decorative home aquariums. This certainly is perhaps the second largest popular filter you can buy (except the fx6). You will need a large airstone also, or two medium size bubblers. I would also get a bulk block of sponge as a "prefilter" for the intake of whichever cannister filter you buy, to save you labor and parts dissassembling a cannister every few weeks.
    Answered by: AquariumsW
    Date published: 2018-11-27
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