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Old 12-11-2013, 10:46 PM   #1 
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Tetra whisper 3i bubbles

I recently purchased a whisper 3i filter. I am experiencing some problems with it. I understand that it is supposed to bubbles in the back of the filter, but the bubbles seem to be spilling excessively over and out of the filter. I would like to know if this is normal? Thanks
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:49 PM   #2 
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Just probably means that you have too strong of a pump for it and need to reduce the flow a bit :)
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Old 12-12-2013, 08:17 AM   #3 
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Unfortunately, that's the way they work --- or don't work. You have noticed that the water flow does not flow through the filter cartridge, but only over the top 1/2 inch or so. It's poorly designed. It does not filter. The air pump is not half bad.

Anybody know where the "Sponge Filter Thread" went? (Lemme go look.)

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