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Old 07-10-2012, 01:40 PM   #1 
SigsMom
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Filter Not Working!

Hi All! This is my first post! I've found some great info on this site...hoping someone can help with my filter issue. I have the Aqueon Mini Bow 2.5 Tank. It's the one with the divider, but I don't use it and only have one fish in the tank. I noticed my water was very cloudy and there was what I believe to be green algae all over the filter cartridge. I emptied the tank and put in clean water.....when I put the filter with a new cartridge back in, it's making a loud noise and it isn't filtering the water! Any suggestions?? Thanks!!
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Old 07-10-2012, 05:36 PM   #2 
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Sounds like there is some air trapped inside the impeller housing. Open it up and let the bubbles out then reassemble while there is water in it. Prime it with a cup of water from the tank and plug it in.
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