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Blue Planet Filter Box R-040 / FB-040 - Classic 40, 50 & 70L (select models)



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Replacement filter box R-040 / FB-040 - Classic 40, 50 & 70L (select models)

Includes box, lid & cartridge media. Pipe sets and outlet pipes are available separately.

Please check the code on your filter box prior to ordering a replacement, as filter boxes may vary depending on when the tank was manufactured.The code is located on the filter box lid, or measure it and use the dimensions below to ensure yours matches.

Box dimensions:  24 x 8.5 x 7cm

Some newer models of the Classic 40, 50 & 70 use a different box, the R-055 / FB-055. Dimensions of the R-055 are 34 x 9 x 7cm. Click here for the R-055.


*Filter boxes have been redesigned and no longer include the dividers provided in the older model filter boxes, to suit the new Filter Cartridges, available here: R-030 R-040 & R-055,The codes have also been updated on the box lid, and now show FB in replace of the old R code (i.e FB-050 instead of R-050, FB-020 instead of R-020). 


The entire Blue Planet Filter Box range:

Lid Code Aquarium Approx. Lid Size
R-010 / FB-010 8L Midi 16 x 6.5 x 4.5cm

R-020 / FB-020 Inlet on side

Hexy Midi 21L, Delta 20L, and the older model Classic 20L (with the 5w bulb) 21 x 6 x 5.5cm

R-020 / FB-020 Inlet on bottom

Betta Plus 8L 21 x 6 x 5.5cm
R-025 / FB-025 Classic 20L, new model with LED only 33 x 7 x 5cm
R-030 / FB-030 Hexy Maxi 57L & Hexy Mega 68L 21 x 8 x 6cm
R-040 / FB-040 Older model Classic range 24 x 8.5 x 7cm
R-050 / FB-050 Lagoon 70L, Haven 70L & Kingdom 100L 31 x 10 x 8cm
R-055 / FB-055 Classic 40L, 50L & 70L  34 x 9 x 7cm

R-060 / FB-065

Atlantis 140L, Vista 160L  & original Paradiso 160L with the 2 x 13w fluro 41 x 14 x 9cm

R-060 / R-060-SC:

New Model LED Paradiso 160L only. 

42 x 12 x 12 cm
R-070 / FB-070 Orient 220L & Atlantic 200L 56 x 15.5 x 10cm