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Post by Elyse on Mon Jan 30, 2017 11:32 am

What would you recommend for. 55 gallon fresh water tank that is reasonable priced? The current filter I have has had the water flow slow down drastically about 2 weeks After I put a new filter in. So I am thinking it will need to be replaced soon.

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Post by Biulu on Mon Jan 30, 2017 1:28 pm

What kind of filter did you put in? If it is a sponge, just rinse it in tank water and your flow should be back to normal.
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Post by Fores41 on Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:07 pm

If it is mechanical, usually just rinse filter with old tank water from water change and maybe take magnet with impeller out and give a good rinse to the housing  of the filter and put back together and your good to go. (Use vinegar if mineral deposits are building up and rinse with clean water 2-3x put filter back together). The water in your area has a fair bit of calcium in it if I remember right.
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Re: Filter suggestions

Post by Dee Sydney on Sat Jul 29, 2017 7:25 pm

Têtra sucks get aqua clear brand filter

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