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Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By mott
Yup, I had one like the op is looking at and a...

Yup, I had one like the op is looking at and a 2236 and both were dead silent
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By mott
Might have to add a ph for more flow but that's a...

Might have to add a ph for more flow but that's a good deal for that can
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By mott
So is it not performing? I would think if you...

So is it not performing? I would think if you keep up on maintenance it should last you 20 years if not more, I know a lot of Eheims are that old and still working, not trying to sound like a fanboy...
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By mott
No Likey the fx5? What's wrong with it? Always...

No Likey the fx5? What's wrong with it? Always thought of it as a beast of a filter!
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 178
Posted By mott
Are you sure something isn't clogged or anything...

Are you sure something isn't clogged or anything else you might have missed?
I did the same thing on my 2217 but it was on for 3 or so days until I realized I never opend the QD after a wc.
I...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By mott
Whats so bad about your Eheims? They look like...

Whats so bad about your Eheims? They look like they are working fine, are you dissatisfied with the flow? Do a bucket test to see the real world flow
Time how long it takes to fill a 5 gallon bucket...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By mott
I have sliding glass doors that go out to the...

I have sliding glass doors that go out to the deck close to my tank, I just syphon the plain old fashion way and empty the tank outside with the python hose, in the summer my garden loves the fish...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By mott
I used to use the suction part but I switched to...

I used to use the suction part but I switched to letting it run outside instead, felt like I was just wasting water jus to empty the tank...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-08-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 577
Posted By mott
Using prime here, added to the tank directly...

Using prime here, added to the tank directly right before water goes in, I'd rather spend the extra 32 cents every 5 months rather than add to the bucket, I mean that's the reason I got the python in...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 848
Posted By mott
My 2028 doubletap brok and anyone who knows this...

My 2028 doubletap brok and anyone who knows this filter you can't really mod the shutoff connector in any way, needless to say it was down for a week, had my trusty 2217 on the other side, glad I had...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 12-29-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By mott
Not harmful but debris will lead to alge, next...

Not harmful but debris will lead to alge, next time if you can, put a net on the output when you turn it on to catch the crud!
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By mott
Actually, I think the aquian hob has the pump in...

Actually, I think the aquian hob has the pump in the tank, in which would self prime in case of power failure.
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By mott
One of the inherent problems with a HOB, as far...

One of the inherent problems with a HOB, as far as I know there is no fool proof way to stop this from happening, as the above poster said, try to keep the tank topped off as it seems to help this...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By mott
I like kensfish, free shipping over 75 bucks ...

I like kensfish, free shipping over 75 bucks

http://www.kensfish.com/aquarium-supplies/aquarium-filters/eheim-canister-filters.html
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 339
Posted By mott
Would you be able to cut through the seams with a...

Would you be able to cut through the seams with a soldering iron? Just curious...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By mott
I dunno, had my AC for about 5 years, it's shape...

I dunno, had my AC for about 5 years, it's shape is a bit wonky but still in one piece...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 541
Posted By mott
Do you have anything on the intakes like a sponge...

Do you have anything on the intakes like a sponge or something?
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By mott
If the output was going to a reactor is it...

If the output was going to a reactor is it possible that the tubing was drooping down causing stress on the output?
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By mott
That is strange, it looks like the barb was cut...

That is strange, it looks like the barb was cut off or melted?
It's completely gone, did it always look like that?
Forum: Equipment 12-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 481
Posted By mott
A few zip ties will work, if you get the hose...

A few zip ties will work, if you get the hose clamp don't tighten it too hard, somebody in another thread did just that and he thinks he cracked the output...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mott
Hmm, never had a problem with flakes in my Eheim

Hmm, never had a problem with flakes in my Eheim
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 243
Posted By mott
Why not just go with flakes for vacation?

Why not just go with flakes for vacation?
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-08-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By mott
How is the x1 crap compared to the ps4? I'd like...

How is the x1 crap compared to the ps4? I'd like to know, really no difference in graphics, for me it came down to what exclusive games for each system and the online experience. If you absolutely...
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 12-07-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 880
Posted By mott
Do you have a gold account on the 360? If you do...

Do you have a gold account on the 360? If you do go for the xbone, online play is always the best on Microsoft plus with gold you get free games all the time, I have the kinect xbone and it works...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 505
Posted By mott
You will never be able to get the same gph as a...

You will never be able to get the same gph as a 2217, the impeller may bump it up a bit. people have done the swap and claim to have raised the gph by 10 if I remember correctly.
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