its a sealed compartment as far as I can tell.
Yes I'm going to return it for sure, I'll poke around and see if they have a submariner there.
I'm for sure going to replace my filter floss. In fact like you Discuspaul I'm going to get in the habit of replacing it every couple weeks as well. I usually just rinse it out, but really, it's cheap.. I can replace it.
PATIENCE IS KEY.... AND A GOOD ALGAE SCRAPER