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Which filter system is better?

Posted By: Justin <static69static@mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Friday, 15 March 2002, at 1:19 p.m.

Currently I'm running an Emperor 280 + Aquaclear 500 for my 70 gallon tank. I am really into plants now and have a DIY Co2 with a powerhead dissolving the co2, I want to redo my filteration and get a Canister. I'm now looking at the Eheim Pro II 2028, which is rated at 280 gallons per hour, my Emperor is rated at that too, so how does it only filter up to 30 gallons as states on box and the canister can do like 150 gallons, i'm confused as hell, cause i have 280 and 500 gph now so that should kick the hell out of the Canister right, but how is it rated for as much size as the two hang on put together? I just confused and I can't decide between the pro