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Eheim 2215 Canister Filter - The Classic Eheim External Filter

The classic canister filters from Eheim come in a variety of sizes for almost every type of aquarium. The Eheim 2215 canister filter is for aquariums of about 92 gallons in size with a pump output of about 164 gallons per hour. It weighs 11.5 pounds and has a volume of 1.1 gallons. The size of this filter is 14 inches high, 7.5 inches long and 8 inches wide.

The Eheim 2215 canister filter is based on proven filter technology that has been developed by Eheim over many years. It can be used with a variety of filter media and features a silicone sealing ring for easy locking. The filter provided convenient access to the filter media for cleaning and changing.

The Eheim 2215 canister filter can have up to layers of filter media. It is suggested to use the Ehfimech mechanical filter on the bottom of the filter as a course filter medium that captures large debris and disburses the water flow. Ehfimech filters are made of hollow ceramic.

The next layer in the Eheim 2215 canister filter can be a filter pad for fine mechanical cleaning. They are made of special materials which provide a large surface area. Filter pads can be used to separate various layers of filter media.

The third layer which is recommended for the Eheim 2215 canister filter is the EHFISUBSTRAT biological filter. It helps to convert ammonium and nitrates into non-toxic substances. The EHFISUBSTRAT filter uses sintered glass which is designed to trap bacteria with the greatest efficiency possible thanks to the complex pore system which allows more surface area for bacteria to stick on.

The final layer of filter media in the Eheim 2215 canister filter can be the EHFISYNTH mechanical filter. It is made of neutral synthetic wool which can trap the finest of particles. It is placed on the top of the filter canister.

Other filter media can be used as desired in the Eheim 2215 canister filter to match the filtering requirements of your particular aquarium.

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