The Aquarium Filter is quite simply, the heart of an aquarium system. Like our very own hearts it operates 24 hours seven days a week, is un-complaining & incredibly reliable. It will only fail through old age or misuse. Choosing the correct filter is crutial to the success of any aquarium & vital to the health & wellbeing of its aquatic occupants.
Many aquariums have a fitted filtration system but quite a lot do not or it may be necessary to "beef up" the filter kit supplied by adding additional filtration. The main types of filters featured in this section are suitable for providing the primary filtration source or adding to that initially supplied with your aquarium kit.