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Forum: Equipment 03-29-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By mott
So if it was running fine until you cleaned it?...

So if it was running fine until you cleaned it? Try taking it off the tank, run in a bucket with no media to try and find the problem, it's either sucking in air from the input side or you have a...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 414
Posted By mott
Parts for the Eheims are available just about any...

Parts for the Eheims are available just about any major online fish stores.
As far as bypass goes, yes they can slow but I've never had mine stop, I let my 2217 go for a year without cleaning with...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,806
Posted By mott
One of the few filters out there with true 0%...

One of the few filters out there with true 0% bypass
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By mott
Foam and yoga mats are typically ment to go under...

Foam and yoga mats are typically ment to go under the tank, mostly rimless tanks.
Shims are ment for leveling the stand, that's the most important thing with a bigger tank.
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 484
Posted By mott
Been using Vasoline for years, no problems here,...

Been using Vasoline for years, no problems here, most o rings in aquatic filters are not made of rubber these days or so I'm told.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By mott
I think you may have answered your own question,...

I think you may have answered your own question, you stated that the sponge filter keeps everything stagnent, so you have two options as I see it, more vaccuming or get a Aqua clear 20-50 or similar...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
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, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
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, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
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, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
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, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
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, 01:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
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, 07:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
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, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
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, 12:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 691
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, 04:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,121
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, 02:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
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, 09:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 390
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, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
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, 01:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
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 12-23-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 399
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, 09:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 705
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, 01:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
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, 01:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
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?
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