What is a HOB Aquarium?

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What is a HOB Aquarium?

When talking to aquarium lovers you may hear the term HOB.
HOB

Hang on Back - referring to a hang on back filter. Hang on back filters are very common in most aquariums. Their universal design makes them work on almost any aquarium from very larger aquariums(100 gallons+) to small aquariums(5 Gallons)

Hang on back filters are one of the three most popular aquarium filters. The other filters are sponge filters and canister/sump filters. Each filter has its benefits and is built for different aquariums.
HOB PRO/CON
Pro Con
Affordable $ Does not provide as much filtration as other filter styles

Slim and easy to set up

May be too powerful for smaller aquariums
Universal
Easy to clean and replace filter media

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