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Old 07-20-2013, 10:52 PM   #1
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So my power head I have inside my tank to circulate water tends too come off. Usually I catch it before it comes all the way off. It's held on the side by 3 suction cups. Is there a better way?
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:01 PM   #2
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Generally the powerheads that have a magnet holding them in place are of better quality. I have 2x tunze and have never had a problem...
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:20 PM   #3
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Is there an adaptor for that I can do or whole new power head
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:23 PM   #4
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Not too sure, I am thinking a new powerhead but i could be wrong, hopefully someone else can clarify?
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:33 PM   #5
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is it the kind where you can unclip the fan from the suction cup? because you could try new suction cups if you dont want to replace the whole powerhead. or try and find a magnet attachment that will fit
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:01 AM   #6
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They make magnet attachments for some powerheads, they are a little pricey at about $20-$30 each. I use Koralias which have the magnet and have had zero issues with it.

Depending on what type of flow you have a replacement koralia could be just as much as the magnet add-on.

I believe marinedepot has the magnets you can attach, you should check there first.
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Old 07-21-2013, 12:03 AM   #7
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All my power heads are Koralia as well. They rock
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Old 07-21-2013, 03:39 PM   #8
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All my power heads are Koralia as well. They rock
+1 on koralia. I sold my ecotechs and bought koralia power heads
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:32 PM   #9
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I had the same problem i removed the cups and glued a magnet to the plastic you can get the magnets here
K&J Magnetics - Strong Neodymium Magnets, Rare Earth Magnets Or you can use magnets from some old speakers like i did.
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