Equipment Review and Discussion :: Filter for a half filled aquarium

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Post Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 3:31 pm   Filter for a half filled aquarium

Are there any filters that will run without the tank being completely filled? And this is purely a made-up example but for instance, a 100 gallon aquarium that is filled halfway? I have had trouble in the past with filters running unless the aquarium was filled to the brim. Thanks for any input that you can provide :)
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Post Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 2:03 am   Re: Filter for a half filled aquarium

Canisters will work, but priming might take a bit more work. Hang-ons can work, but will need to be re-primed after power loss and that could be problematic if you're not there when it happens.
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