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Can't remove impeller to get pebbles out

I have the filter apart & can see pebbles, but don't seem to be able to take the impeller off, any ideas?

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What brand of pump? Most impellers are threaded on the shaft and you need to find a flat or slot somewhere along the shaft to hold it still while you spin off the impeller.

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