Thread: Problem with Aquaclear 110
01-29-2013, 07:42 PM #1Member Molly
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Problem with Aquaclear 110
I am having an issue with the basket that holds my foam block and bio-max in my aquaclear 110. It stays in place sometimes for a few days/hours/ or even seconds and then one side will pop up which forces the biomax out of the water. it also causes my foam block to not be level as one side is now higher on the right side. It is frustrating to constantly try to push it down only to see it rise back up out of the water. Does anyone know of any remedy to the problem? Thank you
01-29-2013, 08:16 PM #2
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maybe the sponge is too old to hold itself in. try grabbing a new one to see if it helps.KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
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01-29-2013, 08:39 PM #3
Mine does this as well. I taped the lid down. :) Works like a charm.130g: 6 Angelfish, 2 Roseline Sharks, 5 Kuhli Loaches, 1 Otocinslus, 1 Corydora
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01-29-2013, 08:58 PM #4
I keep a heavy rock on mine to keep the lid down.Thar she blows!!!
01-29-2013, 09:27 PM #5
Same thing "used" to happen to me until I found out I was not cleaning the sponge well enough. Once it gets really dirty and water will not pass through it, it will pass around the sponge and push it up rather than pass through the sponge.
I also run two filters so I also replace that sponge now and then.
Last edited by Lady Hobbs; 01-29-2013 at 09:31 PM.
01-29-2013, 10:28 PM #6
+ 1 to cleaning the sponges
I have to admit I have never had this problem and I don't even run lids on my 110s but then again I clean my sponges very regularly :-P.
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