Broken Koralia Powerhead

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    I just got a Koralia 2 Powerhead. I put it in my tank but when I went to adjust it, the red thing that hold it onto the magnet just snapped. The company us sending a replacement but is there any way to save this one. Is it safe to superglue it?
     
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    It is safe to superglue it. Give it a shot!
     
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    Go for it...super glue gel works the best.
     
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    Okay. Now I can't find my super glue so I'm gonna try it tomorrow. Thanks guys.
     
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    If you can get the piece goes in the pump itself out,then there is no need to glue it.If it broke at the magnet,then its probably a lost cause.The last one I tryed to glue back together,it didnt hold long.
     
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    Exactly what I was going to say. I got a free K2 from a local guy because it was broken, and luckily the magnet side of the mount was still long enough to push the pump back onto it once I removed the broken stem. It does not have 100% of the movement, but hey, at least it works.
     
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    Damn... It didn't work at all lol. It broke right where the stem goes into the pump. I'm not sure if I can get it out or not but I'm going to try it.
     
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    Try a drill with a bit the size of the stem to drill it out. That was going to be my next option if I couldn't pull it out with some pliers.
     
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    Thats what I did on the last one I broke.a 3/16 bit will do the job.
     
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    That's what I just did. It worked really well. I just can't move it around quite as much but at least it's working. Thanks everyone for the advice.
     
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