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  1. Default I need help fixing my filter!


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    Hey guys I have a normal filter that works really well. However the motor box keeps falling out. There was a piece of plastic that it snapped into but it broke. I tried hot glue around the seem where it snaps in the filter but that still wasn't strong enough to keep it from falling out. I just want to here any suggestions on what you guys think I should do thanks.

    P.S. Should I try silicone?

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    you could try gorilla glue, silicone on the inside, the silicone won't hold the motor up

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    Well it would be in the water so is gorilla glue really safe?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ratsmax View Post
    Well it would be in the water so is gorilla glue really safe?
    Once it is fully cured it should be fine...what size and brand of filter?...what size tank?
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    yea, my thought was gorilla glue on outside, then silicone the inside

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    I use Gorilla Glue to secure driftwood to eggcrate and plants to the driftwood and I have never had issues.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Once it is fully cured it should be fine...what size and brand of filter?...what size tank?
    Its an aqueon quit flow 50 filter in a 55 gallon tank.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ratsmax View Post
    Its an aqueon quit flow 50 filter in a 55 gallon tank.
    Is that the only filter on the tank?...if so, the tank is underfiltered, you want 2 times the tank size worth of filtration...an AC110 would be perfect: http://www.amazon.com/AquaClear-110-.../dp/B000260FV6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slaphppy7 View Post
    Is that the only filter on the tank?...if so, the tank is underfiltered, you want 2 times the tank size worth of filtration...an AC110 would be perfect: http://www.amazon.com/AquaClear-110-.../dp/B000260FV6
    I was thinking of just buying a new filter its just I hate spending money. Well ill look at some filters.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ratsmax View Post
    I was thinking of just buying a new filter its just I hate spending money. Well ill look at some filters.
    There's a lot of canister filter options for that tank, too...just depends on how much money you (don't) want to spend, lol
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