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Old 03-02-2013, 03:45 PM   #1
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My Fluval U2 filter stopped running recently and when I opened it up , the insides and the impeller shaft was covered completely with a very thick crust of mineral deposits. I couldn't get in to clean it well with vinegar, so I had to soak it in CLR. All the parts work like new now, so is there a way to make the filter useable again?
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:10 AM   #2
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If anyone has suggestions I rally need to put the filter back in at some point :P
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Old 03-03-2013, 10:29 AM   #3
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To make is safe again I would try and wipe it down with soap and water really good, rinse it and then run it in the bathtub for a little while.
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I'm not so sure about soap. I would run some bleach through it to clean, let it dry out, then some plain water to rinse it out.
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