/////406 Canister Filter, up to 400 L (100 US Gal)

406 Canister Filter, up to 400 L (100 US Gal)

SKU: A217 | UPC: 015561102179
Format: 25 L x 20 W x 50.8 H cm (10 L x 8 W x 20 H")
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The 06-Series provides next-generation functionality and performance from one of the most dependable lines of multi-stage canister filters ever built.

  • Designed for aquariums up to 100 gallons
  • Square-shaped canister design holds 35-50% more water than round canisters of similar size
  • Improved motor performance – reduces maintenance frequency, increases flow rates and head pressure
  • Sound-dampening impeller offers 8-15% quieter operation than previous generation
  • Patented Aqua-Stop valves for easy hose disconnections
  • Redesigned impeller cover for added durability
  • Re-engineered priming system for easier start-up
  • Filter media included – mechanical, chemical and biological
  • Complex cleansing path maximizes water contact time with filtration media
  • Multiple removable media baskets
  • Strong, single-motion lift-lock clamps offer a more secure closure and easier filter access
  • Hose lock nuts for added security
  • Made in Italy
  • For use in freshwater and saltwater aquariums
Item #
Aquarium Capacity25 US Gal
(100 L)
45 US Gal
(200 L)
70 US Gal
(300 L)
100 US Gal
(400 L)
Pump Output145 US Gal/h
(550 L/h)
206 US Gal/h
(780 L/h)
303 US Gal/h
(1150 L/h)
383 US Gal/h
(1450 L/h)
Filter Circulation95 US Gal/h
(360 L/h)
121 US Gal/h
(450 L/h)
206 US Gal/h
(780 L/h)
245 US Gal/h
(930 L/h)
Head Height
4.8 ft
(1.45 m)
4.8 ft
(1.45 m)
5.8 ft
(1.75 m)
7.5 ft
(2.25 m)
Media Capacity0.8 US Gal
(3.2 L)
1.2 US Gal
(4.6 L)
1.7 US Gal
(6.6 L)
2.2 US Gal
(8.5 L)
10 W10 W16 W23 W
10 W10 W15 W20 W
(L x W x H)
8 x 6 x 15"
(20 x 15 x 38 cm)
8 x 7 x 18"
(20 x 18 x 46 cm)
10 x 7 x 18"
(25 x 18 x 46 cm)
10 x 8 x 20"
(25 x 20 x 50.8 cm)
  • 4 x foam pads
  • 4 x 70 g carbon
  • 2 x polishing pads
  • 2 x 120 g BioMax
  • 2 x Bio-Foam
  • AquaStop valve assembly
  • Ribbed hosing
  • 2 rim connectors
  • Intake tube
  • Intake strainer
  • Output nozzle
  • 2 rubber connectors
  • Instruction manual
  • Quick start manual


Fluval 06 Series External Filters are 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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