View Full Version : canister filter problem

02-13-2007, 03:18 AM
hey guys, my dad just got a 46 gallon tank and a eheim ecco 2234. well hes had it running for a day and the water has become very murky and cloudy. hes pissed to say the least. anyone have this problem? he said he rinsed all the media for a long time before he set it up. do you guys and gals have any ideas as how to fix the problem or what may be causing it? thank you.

02-15-2007, 12:47 AM
nevermind guys he fixed it.

02-17-2007, 09:14 AM
what did he have to do ?

Steve C
02-17-2007, 11:17 AM
If it was a used filter it sounds like the hoses or media were dirty. If it was new maybe media wasn't rinsed sufficiently?

02-17-2007, 05:25 PM
yea most likely he didnt rinse the media well enough because yes it was new.