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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-27-2014, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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need new inflow tube

I have a 2026 Eheim canister filter that I recently set up. I had to replace the o-ring and main seal since it was leaking and really did not prime. Which isn't, bad as Iv had it for 9-10 years. The last 6 years its been sitting in the basement unused. Its the 1st time iv ever replaced anything on it. I also bought a new propeller since it was a good deal. Only cost around $50.

I also had to shorten the canister intake as its seal is bad. So now I'm looking for a new inflow and maybe outflow. The only ones I can find are green and look totally different from mine which are gray.

Is there and glass or any inflow that looks nice but would work in a 75gallon tank. That will not cost more then $30-$40 lower the better

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-28-2014, 01:56 AM
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If I understand the problem? You need the parts for the water from the canister to the tank and have 16mmID/22mm OD tubing and don't want the green? Sounds like you need the "installation kit"?
Somewhat pricey but very adaptable to fit different situations.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-28-2014, 12:34 PM
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There are a number of options, in addition to the eheim intake/outlet kit, there's also glass lily pipes you can get online. But from personal experience the glass needs cleaning a lot more because the algae becomes so visible. Or you can take some krylon black spray paint and paint an eheim green intake/outlet black.

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