Are you concerned that your filter would suck the animals and plants in your aquarium? Some filtration systems seem a little too strong for the aquariums they service, so the danger of filters harming your aquarium pets can be real. For those who use canister filters, like EHEIM Professional Wet/Dry Canister Filters Pet Store
, here is some good news for you. When you go to an aquarium supplies store, check out the EHEIM Prefilter For Wet/ Dry Filter 2227/2229. Especially designed for EHEIM Wet/ Dry Filter models 2227 and 2229, these can be used as prefilters for other brands of canister filters as well.
The prefilter is made of a sponge-like material which can prevent small fish
fry and other animals from being sucked into the canister filters. These type of filters are actually more efficient than the common trickle filters in removing harmful materials from the aquarium, but they can be too powerful to the aquarium animals. The prefilters were designed by German company EHEIM, a trusted name in the manufacture of quality equipment to help aquarium hobbyists worldwide. If you are using canister filters like the EHEIM Professional Wet/Dry Filter, also buy the EHEIM Prefilter For Wet/ Dry Filter 2227/2229.
Prefilter for Eheim Professionel Wet/Dry Filter 2227/2229