Fluval 404 - Starts only after opened & spray bar/skimmer questions
My Fluval 404 will run consistently, but if it gets unplugged/power goes out, it needs to be opened up, the lid put back on, and re-pump primed before it will start up again. Any ideas?
Also, on separate notes, has anyone used a spraybar on this filter that was commercially bought (ie, not DIY!)? Anyone have any experience with the surface skimmer? How does it work and is it effective (and more so than using the standard intake)?
Thanks! Just curious of my options with this filter. I am using it mainly for bio filtration with sponges and bio-max. I have my original canister filter with lots more sponges and carbon.
30 gallon planted - Fish & Shrimp - Pair of German Blue Rams, albino & calico bristlenose plecos, school of emerald dwarf rasboras, school of neon tetras, honey gold gourami, amano shrimp, and a cherry shrimp colony. Plants - Dwarf baby tears, vals, guppy grass, moss, narrow-leafed java fern, amazon swords, anubias, and many unknown broadleaf plants (foreground)