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Old 01-03-2005, 02:05 PM   #11
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I contacted Marine land about the problem. They had several solutions all requiring replacement parts. After the suggestion of part #4 I got nervous about costs of the pieces.

By the end of my consult all pieces are en route free of charge(I paid shipping). You cant get much better than that. New intake tube, new return tube, D ring and some lube.
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Old 01-03-2005, 02:14 PM   #12
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this is a "bump" because it still happening. I lubed the d ring and wet it then replaced it.
Wetting it only does so much if the ring is compressed and ruined. After I had this problem and gave up on it, I gave the filter for a friend to mess with. He "fixed" it by sticking a clamp around the lid and body of the filter. The clamp pushed the lid onto the filter with way more force that the metal tension bar can. Never leaked air again
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Old 01-04-2005, 12:52 AM   #13
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havent had a problem with mine....dunno what to tell you.
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Old 01-06-2005, 12:43 AM   #14
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I recvd the parts today. Not bad shipping time since they told me 7-10 days. The two days is great. I will post if any of the parts fixes the problem or just fixing it w/ a clamp as grimlock3000 advises.
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4 mexican turbo snails, 15 nassarius snails
ricordea mushroom, candy cane coral,
super color polyps, hairy mushrooms
bubble coral, hawiian feather duster
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