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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-17-2007, 03:49 AM Thread Starter
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Mess after restarting filter

I have a XP2 and after I clean it and refill the tank with water I flip the lever to refill my canister and it fills with clean tank water. The problem I have is after I plug it in a lot of brown gunk comes flowing into the tank and ruining my nice clean tank. It has to be coming out of the filter tubing. I'm sure that the gunk was knocked loose by the water rushing in and the air rushing out. How does one avoid this? It eventually settles and the water clears up but I would like to avoid it all together.

I clean my tubing about every four months. Thanks for the help.
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