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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-20-2013, 04:56 AM
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Getting tired of my Eheim - ideas?

Was your intake or output tubing bent to slow flow in or out because that will cause constant air and this noise..... Sorry eheims are the best filter on the market hands down. You should get with someone in your area and see how they clean and prime there unit. I disconnect drain it clean it will it up lid it connect hoses open quick connects plug in and suck on the output until flow goes good

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post #17 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-20-2013, 03:06 PM
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I wouldn't trade the eheim for anything else on the market. If you're having issues getting it going properly you should post a video, that way we can see how's it's being setup. It may be something very obvious that is being overlooked. There are also several youtube videos out ther about how to install a classic canister.

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post #18 of 18 (permalink) Old 04-20-2013, 03:10 PM Thread Starter
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sbarbee: Intake and output tubing was fine - no bends.

exv152: I did watch several youtube videos on the setup. Once you figure it out it's pretty obvious and easy. It worked fine until I cleaned it.

I've already ordered a Fluval to replace it. We'll see how that one works out. It has excellent review on Amazon just like the Eheim
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