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Normally when a filter slows down it's one of a few reasons.

A.  Muck in the impeller or pump (impeller shaft, pump housing, etc.)
B.  Pre-filter sponge is clogged up, lowering input flow
C.  The actual filter itself is just very, very dirty.

Clean it, make sure you check the pump impeller too.  Use a toothbrush and stuff if you need to in order to clear out heavy debris.


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Step 1: rinse out the filter media (sponge etc) in tank or other dechlorinated water.

Step 2: Let us know if that doesn’t work. 


ps my two step recipe shouldn’t be taken to mean that all of the suggestions above are not correct or appropriate, but I’m pointing you to the most likely candidate first.

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