Eheim Pro 3 1200XLT


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
  • 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

The Eheim professionel 3 1200xlt The Eheim pro 3 1200xlt is a filter and heater combined external thermo filter is a high tech filter from the actual inventors of aquarium external filters. This external canister 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 1200XLT Features.

The obvious feature is the built in heater that keeps the tank looking neat and tidy by the lack of ugly glass heaters on show. The distribution of heat is enhanced and temperature is maintained with greater accuracy throughout the tank. The very real risk of fish being burnt by leaning against the heat also is removed.

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 other is return which provides great water movement in your tank. The valve block adapter features a flow indicator which is 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 Pro 3 1200 features a useful built in primer making priming so simple.



The Eheim professional 3 1200XLT 2180 comes with a large first filter stage that is simple and quick to clean, that cleaning will extend intervals between a full service.

What Abyss Thinks of the Eheim professional 3 1200xlt.

The Eheim Pro 3 1200XLT has to be our most loved and best selling external thermo filter for large aquariums for large freshwater tanks. 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 magnetic transmission in 1962. The original design of the pump was for a was to operate a model fountain. This mini pump with its reliable mechanics went on to be installed in highly sensitive appliances for medical applications. As well as other high tech products of the 1960s this pump has stood the test of time.


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