FX6 High Performance Canister Filter

up to 1500 L (400 US Gal)

Item # : A219
UPC : 015561102193
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As the workhorse of Fluval's canister filtration fleet, FX6 offers an amazing range of advanced performance features for aquariums up to 1500 L (400 US Gal), which are designed to make fishkeeping easier and more convenient.

key features

    • Multi-stage filter produces clear and healthy aquarium water
    • For fresh and saltwater aquariums up to 1500 L (400 US Gal)
    • Flow rate: 563 L (2130 US Gal) per hour
    • Improved motor technology provides better performance and reliability while consuming 10% less electricity than previous model
    • With SMART PUMP™ Technology for optimal filter performance, efficiency and management
    • 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
    • Two maintenance indicators allow you to remember the month of your last filter maintenance and 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
    • Includes all filtering media 
    • Water change feature eliminates need to carry buckets of water– simply attach appropriate hose to the output (kit sold separately), SMART PUMP™ Technology does the rest 
    • Only 54 cm (21 in) in height, Fluval FX6 fits under most aquariums

Tech specs

AQUARIUM CAPACITY  |   up to 1500 L (400 US Gal)

Item # : A219

UPC : 015561102193

For fresh and saltwater aquariums up to 1500 L (400 US Gal)

Flow Rate: 2130 L (563 US Gal) per hour

Pump Output: 3500 L (925 US Gal)

Mechanical Area: 2,100 cm² (325.5 in²)

Media Basket Capacity: 5.9 L (1.5 US Gal)

Filtration Volume: 20 L (5.28 US Gal)

Head Height (max.): 3.3 m (10.8 ft)

Wattage: 120V/60Hz – 43 W and 230-240V/50Hz – 41 W

Dimensions (L x W x H): 37 x 37 x 58 cm (14.5 x 14.5 x 23 in)

What's Included

    • Rubber hosing
    • Rim Connectors, clips and suction cups
    • Inake stem
    • Output nozzle
    • Lid fasteners
    • Filter canister
    • Utility valve and hosing
    • Drain cap
    • Pump unit (motor) and power cord
    • Rubbert feet
    • Media baskets
    • 1/2 media baskets
    • Filter lid and other accessories


The Fluval FX6 Canister Filter is guaranteed against defects in material and workmanship under normal aquarium usage and service for 3 years from date of purchase. Non-replaceable and non-serviceable parts will be repaired or replaced at Hagen’s discretion, free of charge, when the complete filter is returned with all components along with a valid proof of purchase and postage paid. This warranty does not apply to any filter that has been subject to misuse, negligence or tampering. It does not apply to filters which have been incorrectly assembled or unsuitably maintained or where installation and maintenance instructions have not been followed correctly. The warranty does not apply to wear and tear parts such as the impeller, impeller cover or motor seal. No liability is assumed with respect to loss or damage to livestock or personal property irrespective of the cause thereof. Before returning the filter under warranty terms, please ensure that all setup and maintenance instructions have been followed. If you are in doubt, please contact your local aquatic specialist retailer for further advice before returning the product.
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