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Brian099 08-02-2009 06:38 PM

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.

cheers,
Brian

Twistersmom 08-02-2009 06:49 PM

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!

Brian099 08-02-2009 07:02 PM

Thanks Twistersmom, ya Im sure it the same, im also going to try to clean it out and see if that work.

Twistersmom 08-02-2009 07:04 PM

If the filter is from a cycled tank, wash everything with dechlorinated water.

Brian099 08-02-2009 07:48 PM

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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