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    Forget all the nonsense. Fluval filters are not reliable in my opinion. I bought mine to replace a pond solutions external filter. Apart from it's size the pond solutions filter worked well. But the first one burned out it's motor. So did the second and the third one leaked. A lot. It was also sold as quiet but all three rattled and the noise was intrusive. I thought it was a good idea to keep the water in the aquarium so bought the Fluval as a replacement. I read other reports of unreliability and its true. I got 6 months out of it before the stop go problem commenced. It's a poor motor and because it lacks power, its economical but easily gives up. If you tap the motor case it starts again. I'm currently looking for something good as a replacement and will post again when my quest is fruitful. The Fluval works well as a filter but its wise to keep a daily check to make sure its working. You can easily feel the jet with your hand.

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