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First maintenance on Marineland C360

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Well, I've worked with pretty much every filter out there, except this one! Most of the time I install shut off valves for the tubing, but on this install, I forgot to buy them... So, the C360 has it's valve block... After I shut off power, would it be safe to remove the valve block and then carry the canister away for cleaning? I'd think the siphon would still be active? I've heard this filter is very nice as far as cleaning goes.

Also, I've checked out the excellent video on this filter here --> ... ilters.php but it didn't exactly answer my question.

How do all of you C360 owners do it?

Thanks! :thumb:
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gtsum said:
just lift the lever up, turn it 180 degrees, and slowly lift the block out of the pump head and you are good to go. At most I get 1-2 drops of water out of the block when I take it out...I then carry the canister to the sink and do the work and take it back and put the the block back in, twist the other way and you are good to go. No leaks, no spilled water, etc. It really is very easy to maintain
Worked like a charm! I didn't realize the valve block was also a shut-off valve. :roll: No leaks at all, but I did spill a small amount out of the motor head. :p
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