Eheim 1200xl Filter


Up To 1200 litres
  • Maintenance and flow rate indicator. Adjustable pump outlet
  • Integral large volume pre-filter pre-cleans the water mechanically to allow for longer between main filter cleaning
  • Includes a pre-filter drip tray to allow pre-filter to be removed and serviced cleanly
  • 4 strong transport wheels make the filter easy to manoeuvre
  • 3 year manufacturer’s warranty
  • Comes complete with all hoses, pipes, fittings, spray bar and pre-filter drip tray
  • For aquariums up to 1200 litres
  • Pump output: 1700 lph
  • Sold without Media which is available separately
  • Power consumption: 25w
  • Filter volume: 12 litres + 1. 5 litre pre-filter (within canister)
  • Dimensions: height: 567mm* width: 330mm depth: 330m
  • Large pre filter traps larger dirt particles, lengthening cleaning intervals of the biological filter media; simple to remove and easy to clean

Eheim professional 3 1200xl external filter, a high tech filter from the actual inventors of aquarium external filters. This Eheim1200xl Filter combines a high output of 1700 litres per hour as well as large media holding volume of 25 litres. You can control the filters output easily with the control lever which you can see in the picture.  Never has it been easier to keep such large fish tanks clean and healthy with volumes up to 1200 litres .

Eheim professionel 3 1200xl Features.

You will love the Eheim pro 3’s clever all in on in one quick release adaptor for the 3 hoses.

Eheim (7603078) External Filter Professional 3 Tap Adapter Unit

Two of which are suction and one is return this provides great water movement in your tank. The valve block features a flow indicator very useful to help judge when the filters next service is due. Another feature that you get is the safety valve block that won’t allow you to spill water. there is just one lever to close all three valves before the release button can also be pressed.

The head unit on Eheim professional 3 1200xL features a useful built in primer making priming so simple.



The Eheim professional 3 1200xL 2080 comes with a large first filter stage, (prefilter) that is simple and quick to clean, cleaning of which extend intervals between a full service.

What Abyss Thinks of the Eheim professionel 3 1200xl.

The Eheim Pro 3 1200XL has to be our most loved and best selling external filter for large aquariums, in particularly marine. You Might think that most external filters look similar but in fact they look like the Eheim. Many cheaper filters copy as closely as can, Eheim but only in looks not quality. Its all in the feel, you can just tell by touch that this is a much better product. The plastics are high quality and you can feel and also see this.

Why Choose Eheim?

Eheim have designed and made filters for a long time, over fifty years. One of the milestones in the companies history was when they developed the centrifugal pump with magnet drive in 1962. The the pump firstly designed to operate a model fountain. This mini pump with its reliable system went on to be installed in highly sensitive appliances for medical uses. As well as other high tech products of the 1960s this pump has stood the test of time.


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