Anybody have a leak in this spot of their EHEIM? - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 04:18 PM Thread Starter
Planted Tank Guru
hedge_fund's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Greenwich, CT
Posts: 3,404
Anybody have a leak in this spot of their EHEIM?


Eheim is about a month old and I am getting a leak in the red circled area. This only happens on the outflow connectors when I throttle the flow a little bit. It drips slowly. I tried taking it all apart but the part which I have circled in red does not seperate, at least to my knowledge.


hedge_fund is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 04:21 PM
Planted Tank Guru
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 2,261
Yeah, mine does the same thing when I throttle it. Usually pressing in on the part fixes it.
freph is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 05:06 PM
Planted Tank Obsessed
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Washington DC
Posts: 361
Are any o-rings missing? It could be that the leak is coming from where the two pieces connect, but coming out in the circled area.
MChambers is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 05:40 PM
Algae Grower
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 96
I have that same problem when I throttle down the flow. I replaced it once, but even the new connectors one leaked. I was wondering if anyone had this issue as well...
FreshPuff is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-09-2012, 05:40 PM
Planted Tank Enthusiast
Tanman19az's Avatar
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Posts: 766
Mine was leaking and found that the o-ring was broken and so I replaced it and now it doesn't have a leak
Tanman19az is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome