Fluval FX6


The Fluval FX6 is one of the most powerful canister filters available. It has a huge media capacity and offers the opportunity for easier water changes using the hose output.

The Fluval FX6 is rated for Aquariums up to 1,500L in volume.


  • The Fluval FX6 is a compact, super capacity canister that processes and circulates 2130 Litres of water every hour.
  • Smart – advanced microchip technology continuously monitors and optimizes pump performance.
  • Self-starting – just add water, plug in and Smart will take over. Trapped air auto-evacuated every 12 hours to ensure maximum efficiency.
  • Easy water changes eliminate need to carry heavy buckets. Simply attach hosing to output and Smart does the rest.
  • Removable, stackable media baskets eliminate water bypass and hold a total of 1 gallon (3.9 L) of media.


Fluval Smart Pump Technology is the key to providing optimal filter performance. Smart Pump employs an electronic circuit board to continually monitor the pump.

Impeller speed and force are constantly measured to ensure powerful output and energy efficiency.

Smart Pump Technology also manages the FX6 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.

The Fluval FX6 compact, super capacity canister processes and circulates 2130 Litres of water every hour and accommodates the stack of media baskets with a capacity of up to 5.9 litres of media.

The FX6 canister features a combination of precision engineered baskets to eliminate any water by-pass.

Designed at a height of only 54cm, FX6 fits under most aquariums.

The lift-out stack of media baskets is at the heart of Fluval multistage filtration. These large-capacity baskets will hold a total of 5.9L of media and enable you to stack filtration media in the precise combination of layers that will work best for your aquarium.

Each one is lined with a foam insert for effective mechanical pre-filtering. The instant release T-handles let you lift and separate the basket stack quickly and easily, making routine maintenance simpler.

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