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Is there a gasket or o-ring that is damaged or bad? IF not you can run a bead of silicon around it where the surfaces join and let it dry before you put it together. This would make a gasket.

Tetra Pond... | Answered on Apr 18, 2015


This can happen and will generally clear with time, if you are concerned do a water change. I find that this treatment is more hassle than its worth, if you have a suitable filter seachem denitrate is a good alternative, or he aquarium pure balls.

Tetra 16176 3.38... | Answered on Feb 01, 2015


You can solve this with a simple hose clamp from any hardware store. Take the hose with you and they will get you the right size one.

Tetra Whisper... | Answered on Sep 14, 2014


Once shut to clean the propeller needs to be cleaned as it gets clogged. You need to pull out the piece housing the propeller and rinse off or use a thin item to wash out any debris stuck.

Tetra FS3060... | Answered on Jul 14, 2014


A size and description of the washer could help. If it is the size of the intake tube then it is for the intake tube. If it is the size of the filter then it is for the filter etc etc.

Tetra Whisper... | Answered on Nov 20, 2013


washer fell out of my tetra x30 aquarium filter and I don't know where it fell out of

Tetra Whisper... | Answered on Nov 12, 2013


Probably some debris or a mechanical fault stopping it causing the motor to get hot, strip it and give a good clean.

Tetra Whisper... | Answered on Oct 18, 2012


Sounds like it is being stopped by debris or a fault and this is causing the heat, try disassembling and cleaning and see if that helps.

Tetra Whisper... | Answered on Oct 18, 2012


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Tetra AquaSafe... | Answered on Jul 17, 2012


Try another wall connection or your wire connection, as well as making sure nothing is wet around the connections, and ultimately nothing is wrong with the entire lighting system.

Fish | Answered on Jan 03, 2020


They come from eggs that were hidden within the aquatic vegetation you placed in the aquarium that your fish use to discharge them away from being viewed or easily reached.

Fish | Answered on Jan 03, 2020


Much too late to help, I'm sure, but the cheapest fix would likely be to add a simple tap switch.When the tap switch is turned off, it cuts the power off and the light will go out. A tap switch is simply an outlet with a switch fitted. Plug the tap switch into the wall, plug the aquarium light into the tap switch and you're set. They're cheap at places like Home Depot, likely half the price of the replacement switch from Hagen, who makes Fluval. Also a great way to make it easy to turn filters on and off without having to pull the cord from the outlet.

Fish | Answered on Dec 26, 2019


"How to assemble? - Fish"???
Umm, you take the body and stick the marked fins on the sides, top, and back at the appropriate slots then install the batteries and drop it in the tank.

Fish | Answered on Dec 25, 2019


That would depend on the plant. Some plants can be transplanted at any time.

Fish | Answered on Dec 03, 2019


Bacteria in fish tank ?
Bacteria is normal . breaks down ammonia from fish into nitrate.
Nitrate is harmful and requires a water change unless you pump the water through plants google aquaponics.
Algae in fish tank ? buy water snails put in tank

Fish | Answered on Oct 22, 2019


I think, a sponge filter is for you - simple, cheap and effective.
It provides mechanical and biological filtration, once the sponge has grown bacterial colonies. Filters come in a variety of sizes shapes, and pore sizes to adapt them to an almost filtration need. Sponges give excellent results in ponds, saltwater, and freshwater. They can be used as an addition to another filter, such as a canister filter, or as the only source of aquarium filtration - https://great-filter.com/best-sponge-filter/

Fish | Answered on Jul 29, 2019


If it connected to a public water course, yes you do.

If it is totally on your land and spring fed, no you don't, as it is fully yours and on private property.

Best thing to do is phone your local Department of Natural Resources.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riparian_water_rights

Fish | Answered on Jul 11, 2019


In my opinion, power filters are the best. They are easy to maintain and are also quite economical. The most common style of power filter hangs on the back of your tank. A siphon will pull water from the tank, eliminating any bacteria and returning filtered water back into the aquarium.

Fish | Answered on Jun 21, 2019

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