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Old 12-15-2012, 03:13 PM   #1
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Fluval 405

I got a fluval 405 and its not working, it makes a wrattling noise like it is not getting any water, any ideas on how to make it work? I have never had one before.
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:25 PM   #2
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There is a knob on top that your supposed to pump to prime the water in before turning it on.
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:41 PM   #3
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Ya I just got it running thank you!!
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:45 PM   #4
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And now all I have is about 60lbs of lr and a seaclone 150 protein skimmer, do I need to be running the fluval? Any benefits?
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:57 PM   #5
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Hi i take it this is on a marine tank? If so I have been advised that you can put in chemical absorbing media in the fluval 405?
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Yes it is marine, and no idea hahaha my buddy gave it to me bc he wasn't using it and didn't work rigt so I fixed it lol
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Hi good for you now you gotta decide what you gonna put inside it
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Is it beneficial to have? And what should I put in it?
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Old 12-15-2012, 05:17 PM   #9
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Hi I am new to this side of the hobby{Just about to set up my first marine tank}so cannot help with suggestions at the moment.
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Take out the sponges unless you plan on cleaning it out every week. You can put any filtration media in its place to where you don't have to clean it as often. It also helps w circulation but I would definitely put it to use. You can never have to much filtration.
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