need help picking filter for my 55 gal

I have a 55 gal freshwater aquarium that I need help with the filter setup

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Comment by Jerome AKA PhDflops on April 19, 2012 at 12:28am

get eheim canister 

or a fluval 06 series

Comment by Paul Binkley on April 19, 2012 at 12:54am
Ok thanks because it has a hookup for a canister filter
Comment by G on April 20, 2012 at 2:54pm

have a look at a jbl crystal profi e1500 its the best filter out there at the moment

Comment by Lucy on April 20, 2012 at 10:24pm
The best investment for my 55 gallon tank was my wet-dry filter system. It works so well and it provides a safer way to add medicines. The heater goes into the reservoir leaving your tank free of "stuff" with more room for fish. The best benefit is no need for ammonia chips or charcoal packets.
Comment by Barb Thompson on April 21, 2012 at 9:15pm

I love my Fulval U3 on my 54 planted tank. Easy to clean, quite to run. gentle current setting for planted tanks.

Comment by Jerome AKA PhDflops on April 22, 2012 at 3:11am

but beware the U Series is overpriced.

The C Series is the best HOB Filter and beats ANY internal filter, it costs less too. AND the C Series comes with a Wet/Dry Filter!

Comment by ThereThereTBKON on April 22, 2012 at 8:28pm

Eheim ecco pro for sure! I use a 2236 on my 65g and it's awesome. I found that I needed to use a nano powerhead with it just for that extra circulation. Definitely a worth while investment! 

Comment by Ryan Rivard on April 23, 2012 at 4:07pm

Fluval 306 for sure. that's what I'm running and it's great and very quiet. 

Comment by kine.motorsport on April 23, 2012 at 5:29pm

i cant complain at all about my Rena XP2's

Comment by Croc on April 26, 2012 at 5:45pm

i would go with a filter that is for a bigger gallon tank i find it keeps your tank alot cleaner

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