Eheim Professional 3e Electronic External Filter 2078

Eheim professional electronic (2078) filter for tanks up to 180 gallons

Eheim Professional 3e Electronic External Filter 2078

This latest Eheim design incorporates all the great features, Lock Clamps, Self Primer, Shut-off Valves for hoses, multiple Media Baskets, plus an exciting new electronic Touch Pad Control system that offers the following options:

  • Output Flow Control, 6 adjustable levels and 1 MAX flow setting
  • Constant Flow Rate, when set at one of the 6 adjustable levels, the electronic controls monitor the flow rate and adjust the output to maintain a constant flow rate.
  • Bio Stream function, will alternate two different flow levels for wave function providing a more natural environment
  • 12 hour Bio function, will alternate two different flow rates in 12 hour cycles. For Planted Aquariums, we recommend having a higher flow rate at night to help oxygenate the water.
  • Service Indicator will monitor the cleaning cycle and indicate the time remaining until the next cleaning.
  • Auto Air Out, electronic program will eliminate any air that accumulates under the motor head
  • Electronic error management indicates any irregularities and attempts to rectify the problem.

Also new is a top layer “prefilter” to mechanically clean the water and lengthen cleaning cycles for the Ehfimech and Ehfisubstrat media. Media is not included with filter.


  • Max tank size: 180gal
  • 1850 L/Hr
  • Hose Diameter: 0.65″/0.90″ (16mm/22mm)
  • Media Trays: 4
  • Volume: 8.6L
  • Head Height: 8.5″
  • Dimensions: 10 1/2″ x 10 1/2″ x 21″

Media Package includes 1 coarse pad and 4 fine filter pads made specifically for the 2076 and 2078 Eheim 3e filters. Additional filter media is needed.