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    So recently got an AC 110 for my 55g. It seems to be bypassing a lot of water.. any tips?
    55g planted. black skirt tetras. Neon tetras. Emerald Cory cat. Glow light tetras. 1kribensis cichlid, b. Rainbow fish. Rhino pleco. Pearl gourami. Dwarf platys

    29g planted. 1firemouth cichlid. Gold barbs. Scissortail rasboras.

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    The bypass is just there so that with the container get's full of water it goes into the tank. not on your floor.

    Do you have it stuffed full of biomax/filters?

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    It's got the foam, ammonia remover, and biomax
    55g planted. black skirt tetras. Neon tetras. Emerald Cory cat. Glow light tetras. 1kribensis cichlid, b. Rainbow fish. Rhino pleco. Pearl gourami. Dwarf platys

    29g planted. 1firemouth cichlid. Gold barbs. Scissortail rasboras.

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    Take all the media out and see how it's supposed to work. Put back one form of media at a time and see how it actually works, until you find which one is clogging the path.

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    ^ what dbosman said. lol

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    some bypass is to be expected. When it's happening a lot, it's usually a sign that your sponge has gotten too crudded up and it's time for a rinse.
    300 gallon mega tank: sailfin pleco, clown loaches, silver dollars, roseline sharks, congo tetras, new world cichlids
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    Quote Originally Posted by Brhino
    some bypass is to be expected. When it's happening a lot, it's usually a sign that your sponge has gotten too crudded up and it's time for a rinse.
    +1 to the above, my sponges get reaallllyyy dirty very quickly in my mbuna tank because the bioload is so large.
    Coastie-to-be... hopefully.

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