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post #1 of 5 Old 08-02-2009, 06:38 PM Thread Starter
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Eheim Filter 2213 is leaking

im new to aquariums my brother gave me his old eheim filter 2213, and by old i mean it has been use for no more then 2 year, it has started to leak were to of the filter tubes meet at this valve. Any clue what going on and how to stop it? Thank for your help.

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post #2 of 5 Old 08-02-2009, 06:49 PM
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I have an older Eheim 2217, not sure yours works the same way.
Can you release the threads, push the tube farther up, then re thread?

I am in the market for a used 2213, You could just sell it to me. Lol!
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post #3 of 5 Old 08-02-2009, 07:02 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks Twistersmom, ya Im sure it the same, im also going to try to clean it out and see if that work.
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post #4 of 5 Old 08-02-2009, 07:04 PM
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If the filter is from a cycled tank, wash everything with dechlorinated water.
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post #5 of 5 Old 08-02-2009, 07:48 PM Thread Starter
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ok I thank that i know what it might be it looks like it might have a bad rubber ring on it now just got to see if there a place were i can replace that.
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