Power failure

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  1. greenie

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    Evening, hope some one can assist me. I got a canister filter (placed inside a plastic container) with my 95 liter tank. Today we had a 45 minutes power cut and when I got home I found that about 6 liter water has been sucked out of the tank out by its seal on top of the filter and into the plastic container. Is there anything I can do to prevent this happening again?
     
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  3. lIghty

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    To be honest, get rid of the can filter, always leaking!
     
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    mmm, canisters tend to do that when there is a power failure.
    Nothing much you can do about it but minimise the spillage into the bucket like you have already done.
    What type of stock do you keep? Is it fish only with live rock?
     
  5. greenie

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    Thanks for your advice. Will have to consider re-placing the filter. Currently got fish and coral in tank.
     
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    What brand of canister filters are you guys using ? Have never experienced anything like this...
     
  7. greenie

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    I am using a Aqua H2O ACF-2000
     
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