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Innovitech X filter 1.7

Code: NNVT02
  • £475.00
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The X filter from Innovitech is a UK designed premium digitally controlled automatic roll filter, a highly effective water particulate filtration unit. Primarily for use in marine, tropical & freshwater aquariums to replace the use of filter socks & floss. This can be used in large display and coral propagation systems too.

The X-Filter has the capability to filter down to 9 microns with the advantage that all filtered particles are removed from the water achieving active nutrient control. The filter section is fully sealed, giving YOU the choice of whether to bypass water or not.

A real-world test program has been in effect since early 2017, the X-filter has been installed in various Marine setups and the participants have all reported outstanding positive results. Filter roll is 65 meters (213 ft) long and available in 9, 17, 25 and 32 microns. Filter out organic waste, detritus, food, microalgae, substrate dust and other unwanted waste.

X-Filter Model 1.7 can handle flow rates in excess of 10,000 litres per hour depending on which grade of media is being used.

Why use the X-Filter?

  • Stunning water clarity
  • Lower Nutrients P04 & NO3
  • Lower overall aquarium maintenance
  • Clearer water better light penetration
  • Continually removes particles out of the water
  • Lower detritus in the sump & equipment
  • Fine-tune the level of filtration YOU want

What's different?

  • Best footprint to flow ratio
  • No hard plumbing is required, drop your drains into the back of the filter
  • Industrial grade optical water level sensor
  • 65 meters (213 ft) compact media rolls
  • Four grades of media - 9 microns, 17 microns, 25 microns and 32 microns.
  • Modular design for easy installation/maintenance.
  • Pre-assembled for your convenience
  • Filter panel design uses physics and precision to achieve the highest possible flow rates.
  • Unique Vortex generating water bypass system. (2 on 1.0 & 3 on 1.7 model)
  • Ripple/wave compensation of the optical level sensor.
  • Each model has a dedicated large motor
  • The spring-loaded design allows easy removal of used media.
  • Adjustable filter media section to fit the unit in tight spaces and corners.
  • Hang-on design with removable lower back support to fit on different sump glass thicknesses.

More Features

  • Very High volume filtration to flow capacity
  • Fully sealed Filter section - Gives YOU the choice to bypass water or not
  • Vortex Generators "sling" detritus at the roll maximum efficiency
  • Entirely replaces the need for filter socks/filter floss
  • Green LED run light
  • Blue engagement and alarm LED light
  • Multiple installation Orientation options
  • Additional push button for fleece advance built-in
  • Reef safe fleece material
  • Low-odour fleece material
  • Integrated fail-safe overflow
  • Virtually no plumbing restrictions
  • Completely removes waste from the water without odour

X Filter 1.7

  • Overall Size ( H x W X D ) - 43cm x 30cm x 25cm (42cm height with media) Mounting Hooks 10mm thick glass max
  • Top section positioning (Width) - +/- 3,5cm (shift right or left from centre) 7cm end to end
  • Sensor type - Optical digital sensor - Industrial grade
  • Rated flow (estimated, media grade dependent) - 10,000 lph
  • System volume (estimated, bioload, media grade dependent) - 2,500 litres (Marine reef)
  • Fleece media length - 65 meters 213 ft (all micron grades)
  • Plumbing options (no permanent plumbing required, simply drop in standpipes in the overflow section) - Up to 3x 40mm or Up to 2x 50mm
  • Vortex generating bypass controllers (to fine-tune media consumption based on nutrient control) - x3
  • Alarm - Yes, visible flashing LED (red), audible overflow Alarm will set off if media gets jammed/blocked or the sensor is too dirty
  • Self-cleaning function - Yes, water will overflow but without the alarm LED

32 Micron Roll included


The Innovate X Filter is regarded as the best in its class, from the pre-built ergonomic design, easy installation, and virtually no plumbing adjustments required, to the choice of micron filters to suit your system. With the best footprint to flow ratio the X filter really is the thinking person's choice for filter rollers and sets the standard for water clarity (The X effect)

Innovative Filter Panel Design

The “X” shape allows more surface area in a smaller footprint to support larger flows and tank sizes. In conjunction with 65 metres of media per roll, give customers peace of mind between media changes.

Modular Design, No Further Plumbing Required

The main body can be separated from the top section that holds the media and the electronics, allowing easy installation even underwater, to reach through hard standpipes. Installation is complete within minutes.

Vortex Generating Bypass Controllers

Give the option to fine-tune the device to maximise the use of media and support high flows without compromising water clarity. The vortex generated allows heavier particles to enter the filtering section while allowing clearer water and micro life to exit the device

Industrial Grade Optical Level Sensor

High precision and robust solid-state sensor. Provides consistent readings to maximise efficiency with pinpoint precision. No more stuck float switches.

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The blue highlighted area on the map below is where we deliver on our own vehicle! Unfortunately, if you are not in one of these postcode zones we are unable to deliver certain items such as plants, small glass items and selective other products.



We offer a few different delivery options depending on the size and value of your order.

Orders over £50 qualify for free mainland UK (excludes Northern Ireland) delivery which will arrive within 3-5 working days of the order being processed.


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Orders Below £50 in Mainland UK will be charged a standard delivery fee of £5.99.

Additional Shipping Charges

For any orders that do not include Aquariums, the below is charged:

Next Working Day Parcel Delivery to Mainland UK - £7.99 OR £2.99 if the order is over £50

Standard Parcel Delivery to Northern Ireland £8.99

Standard Parcel Delivery to Scottish Highlands & Islands £9.99

Standard Parcel Delivery to Jersey & Guernsey £12.99


For all Aquarium deliveries (Excluding biOrbs & Smaller Aquariums), the below is charged:

Next Working Day Pallet Delivery - £20

2 Hour Booking Slot Pallet Delivery - £20

Pallet Delivery to Northern Ireland - £45

Pallet Delivery to Isle of Wight (PO36 and Above) and Scottish Highlands (AB, PH, IV1-36, IV, KW1-14, KY, PA21-41) - £45

Pallet Delivery to the Scottish Isles (KA27-28, PA60-90, ZE, JE, GY, IM, IV40-56, KW15-17, PH42-44, PA20, PA42-49) - £120

Pallet Delivery to Outer Hebrides (HS) - £140