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It won’t start up on its own.
Maybe they are reviews by people that don’t know what a REALLY good pump should be, or they may be short term use reviews after a new purchase. I’ll follow this and I may have to reconsider it.
Find More Posts by toothybugs. All times are GMT Is this a common issue?
Find More Posts by davocean. I replaced the single return pump on my Nuvo Fusion 20 gallon with 2 Eheim Compact pumps. That’s odd, and disconcerting. Find More Posts by jayball. A pox on you for jinxing me I’ve run my twice since getting it, for intermediate use as a powerhead to blow out my rocks.
Everywhere I look though has really good reviews on those pumps. But as soon as I remove the cover it starts up again.
I would not get another one if I were you. Because of the sheer size of our forum, we’ve been forced to limit selling and trading to members who’ve met a couple of criteria. SW corner of Lake Michigan Posts: Before I send off to Amazon for a replacement for the second pump. So, now I need a return for a 15 gallon DT with a 20H sump. And within 1 week of use, one of the pumps stopped working – it’s like the impeller jammed up. The only way to get it running again was to remove the cover and replace it with it running.
Originally Posted by davocean. I have had a Compact running my 40B for over a year and a half now with no issues other than plugging up with chunks of chaeto, etc.
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My adored baby Compact also bit it but after 6 months. Find More Posts by Buzz Last night, third time powering it up, no response. Find More Posts by OsiViper.
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San Diego, CA Posts: Originally Posted by toothybugs A pox on you for jinxing me I’ve run my twice since getting it, for intermediate use as a powerhead to blow out my rocks. So I sent off to Amazon for comapct replacement pump which should be here in a few days. Originally Posted by davocean Eheim compacts are not made by eheim, sadly they are a very different animal.
The water getting down to the pump conpact filtered down to about micron so there shouldn’t be anything jamming the pump, and when I inspect them, there is nothing in them. Originally Posted by toothybugs. Find More Posts by Aqualund. Because of that I got a to run my desktop system. Is there a way to fix it? This fail with the cinched that deal. That won’t be replaced. Eheim compacts are not made by eheim, sadly they are a very different animal.
However now the second one is doing the same thing, except it just stopped outright while running. I have talked with the eheim rep here in the midwest and she was adamant that the pumps Not so much on here I am an Eheim cheerleader if there ever was one, and I myself would not get a compact.