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Rollermonkey

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Hey, Steve,

 

Is it normal for some water to come out of the AC50 next to the intake pipe when the media basket is in place and has media in it?

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Check your filter floss. This just happened to me and it was because my filter floss and my chemical media bags were covered in crud. I removed the crud from the media bags and replaced the FF and it went back to normal.

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Yes, you are putting back pressure on the incoming water since you are forcing water through a directed path through the media increasing it's effectiveness. The filter is designed to work like this, same thing happened if you let the stock setup clog.

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Well, the filter floss is about 5 minutes old, so I knew it wasn't clogged. I guess I didn't expect that much obstruction. It's all good, though.

 

Thanks, Steve

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