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Old 11-09-2011, 12:29 AM   #31
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Yes that is fine. From what I've seen/read about them they do not restrict water flow and work fine.

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Old 11-09-2011, 04:21 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by victory12
its an aqua-tech 5-15 filter. still dont have any fish so its a clean filter. but i did notice once i lift the blue carbon filter up the water doesnt overflow. so maby its not letting the water flow through the blue filter? like its too think or something. one day ill probably replace the filter but i would rather not have to anytime too soon. if its flowing out of both sides is the water even getting properly filtered?
I'm not sure if it still filters properly. You could always cut the cartridge open and dump the carbon out. That could be whats causing it to overflow somehow.

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Old 11-09-2011, 04:33 PM   #33
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I had one of these aquatech 15 filters on my 10g and I had constant problems with it overflowing, even with new pads. I ended up ditching the filter pads and just going with filter floss (100% polyfill). It polishes the water nicely and is dirt cheap.

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