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Old 11-24-2013, 02:52 PM   #1
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Cannister filter

Why do the tubes of my marine land 350 pro fill up with black filth. Can it harm my fish. How should I clean it
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Old 11-26-2013, 09:25 AM   #2
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Hi, I've got different canister filters but do notice algae on the hoses. Did you mean this? Or carbon or gunk? I think you can get cleaning brushes for the hoses. I've never worried as the hoses are tucked away and it doesn't get bad enough to impact flow rates.
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Old 11-28-2013, 02:42 PM   #3
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Yep, I get the same stuff. From time to time I'll get a wild hair and clean the hoses out. It's never hurt anything.
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Old 11-28-2013, 02:46 PM   #4
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I believe its just biofilm. I get the same thing in my filter hoses. As long as it don't interfere with flow rate, I don't worry about it!!
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Same here must admit I'm always worried on the hose clamps developing a leak so tend to just leave them alone.
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