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  1. Ok guy's, well i have many fluval fx5's in service and currently just the 1 fluval fx6 + 1 brand new version still in box (after winning comp from AOA) : ) My fluval FX6 is nothing but a nightmare, its roughly 6months old and has been opened to clean / remove&replace purigen 3 times and everytime its been a drama, THIS TIME, the canister would not start, so i made a huge mess unplugging the beast to re check everything was OK filled back up plugged in and yep still NOT RUNNING I took it apart AGAIN, removed the motor/impeller to find it was clear of any grime & certainly did not have any gravel/media/sand or such in it, I then put it back together again, turned it on, and HOORAY it kicked into life BUT and its a big BUT, this bloody motor is working but now buzzing along.....noisy as all heck. thats my rant.
  2. Gday. Just bought and installed a new fx6 filter. Installed it with stock media but was wondering if anyone can suggest extra media to add and why??? Cheers
  3. Hello all, I purchased a FX6 off eBay, long story short. The filter was very loud and kept turning off and on every 2 minutes, I got a full refund and got to keep the filter. I spoke to Fluval and they recommended replacing the motor. Has anyone experienced the same problem or know a place in Australia that sells a new motor for a good price? Thank you Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Hey my fx6 keeps turning itself off and on and i don't know why. I cleaned the impeller (it didn't need it) i have no idea, any help would be much appreciated Thanks.
  5. I have two fluval fx6 I my 8ft. just recently shifted and had to cut the old bulkheads out and replace with new ones,problem being the new bulkheads are 20mm longer and kinks the pipes to the filter. short of the long can you buy straight taps for an fx6 or do you have to use the 85 degree ones supplied?
  6. Deal of the Day - Fluval FX6 Today only $450.00 - Age of Aquariums - Fluval FX6 This is due to strong customer demand for a repeat deal of the day from April so here is your chance. Jump online or in store for the best filter at the best price in Australia. Ben
  7. I only recently heard about fluvals new fx6 and got excited to see the fx5's big brother........ only to be let down, its the same flow, same media volume the only differences are its got 2 knobs on the top so you can put when u last cleaned it and uses 10% less power........ cmon!!! I thought for sure they would put an internal heater and bump up the output.......
  8. MEGA DEAL OF THE DAY - FLUVAL FX6's Today only $450.00. This deal is not going to be repeated so if you have ever wanted the best filter on the market today is the day to buy it. Link - Age of Aquariums - Fluval FX6 Ben
  9. Fluval FX6's have arrived at AOA at the great price of only $494.10 ( after your 10% forum discount ) Remember we will beat any total delivered price by 10% so you will always buy at the right price from us. Specs - Super-capacity canister filter for aquariums up to 1500 litres * Enhanced filter performance for superior aquarium water quality * Includes all essential filtering media to streamline aquarium filtration FluvalUpgrade of popular high performance canister filter boasts enhanced performance and setup ease. Fluval FX6 High Performance Canister Filter makes aquarium fishkeeping easier and more convenient. Astounding 5.9 litre media capacity filter is powered by an energy-efficient pump with a 3500-lph pump output that draws just 43 watts! The result is cleaner and healthier aquarium water while reducing operating costs. Fluval FX6 Canister Filter comes with all the essential filtering media to provide complete 3-stage filtration. No need to purchase additional media for initial startup! Fluval FX6 High Performance Canister Filter is powered by a more efficient motor, which provides better performance while consuming 10% less electricity than its predecessor, the Fluval FX5. Smart Pump Technology (SPT) ensures optimal filter performance with an electronic circuit board that continually monitors pump performance to deliver powerful output and energy efficiency. SPT also manages the filter's self-starting feature and evacuates air that may enter or build up within the filtration system. On a 12-hour cycle, the pump will pause and allow trapped air to escape, ensuring the best filtration efficiency at all times. Multistage filter features removable media baskets precision engineered to eliminate water by-pass for efficient filtration. Each media basket is lined with a mechanical foam insert for effective mechanical pre-filtering. Instant-release T-handles let you lift and separate the baskets quickly and easily, making routine maintenance simpler. For freshwater or marine aquariums up to 1500 Litres. Includes: Fluval FX6 filter, 13.1 ft (4 m) of 1" diameter tubing, purge valve hosing, 3 removable media baskets with mechanical foam inserts ( 5.9 Liter total media capacity), Bio-Foam media, BioMax media, Carbon pad, 2 media bags, intake & output assembly, rim connecters, metal clamps, and user manual. Specifications Dimensions Pump lph Mechanical Area Filter lph Head Height Watts 17" dia x 21" high 3500 lph 325.5 in2 2128 lph 10.8 ft 41W Key Features: Multi-Stage Filtration produces healthy aquarium water For fresh and saltwater aquariums Features Smart Pump Technology for optimal filter performance, efficiency and management Advanced motor technology provides better performance and reliability while consuming 10% less electricity Click-Fit AquaStop Valves allow fast setup and leak-proof maintenance Valves are positioned at 45 degree angles and rotate for easy installation Self-starting filter - Just add water and plug in-Smart Pump Technology will do the rest Monthly maintenance indicator allows you to remember the date of your last filter maintenance/water change Heavy-duty Anti-Clog Telescopic Strainer ensures continuous flow Multi-Directional Output Nozzles can be adjusted to create specific water flows Purge Valve with Drain Hose for easy maintenance and flushing of the canister Water change feature eliminates need to carry buckets of water - Simply attach appropriate hose to the output - Smart Pump Technology will do the rest For aquariums up to 1500 litres 3 year replacement warranty on motor Made in Italy Link - Age of Aquariums - Fluval FX6 Ben
  10. My current cannister busted last night and require a new ASAP ! If anyone that's bought one or seen one somewhere well priced can they please help me out thankyou guys
  11. iv had a fx5 that whent bad on me so I looked into getting a new motor for it as it would be cheaper than a new pump . since the release of fx6 I wondered if a 6 can be put on a 5 ,so whent down to [MENTION=2383]ageofaquariums[/MENTION] and ben ordered me a new motor . so after getting home to day I just had to see if it would fit ,so here are the pics and info the boxes label was a good sign that it would work out of box 1 new fx6 motor side by side ,you can see very different size housings the smaller size housing makes it a lot simpler to screw up all done in under 2 min going strong 1 more small change and we are done so yes fx6 motor on to a old fx5 can be done very eazy, thanks AoA
  12. Been reading through this great forum and seen the fluval fx5 has some problems, so am wondering if they have fixed These problems with the fx6. Will be using it on a 480 litre aquarium and don't have enough to spend on getting two filters at this stage Stocking with African cichlids which are only about 5 centimetres long at the moment. Thankyou in advance
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