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post #5 of (permalink) Old 05-01-2005, 10:35 PM
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Originally Posted by Barbels
I know most folks say their Eheim's easy to prime, but priming my 2026 gives me a hard workout every time. I HATE priming that sucker.
I'll guess that you start it before the tank is filled up all the way. The primer can only move the water about 4 inches so trying when the tank level is more than 4 inches from the edge is a waste of time. If that isn't it, then you probably have a loop in the line that has an air bubble in it.

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