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Old 02-04-2005, 08:36 PM   #1
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heater hose

is a heater hose safe for the return pump on a sump? will it have ill effects on the fish?
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No, I think the rubber will leach stuff into the water. HD sells the same hose except in a reenforced vynal. it's not rubber so it's ok.
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Old 02-04-2005, 09:01 PM   #3
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it is a rubber hose though, do u think i should return it?
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Yes I do. I would go with the vynal.
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Old 02-05-2005, 03:08 AM   #5
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ok, thank you very much
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