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Old 01-10-2013, 09:17 PM   #1
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Sump Problem, HELP ??

So should I take out this divider I have air bibbles going into my main system
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:18 PM   #2
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The one on far left
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:29 PM   #3
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no, that divider should be minimizing the bubbles. That is a bubble trap. You could put some filter floss or something in there to assist it...but I would assume that there is another reason for the micro bubbles. I use panty hose on all of my return lines to reduce noise, remove bubbles, and also act as a cheap and easily replaced filter.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:08 PM   #4
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Well the water is doing this and sorry my pic it's bad but the water doesn't just go down it like goes fast and hits the pump and splashes making huge bubbles
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:40 PM   #5
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Sounds like your return side is to small. You cut the last baffle to 3" and that would allow more water in or remove last baffle and put a sponge or floss between the baffles up top.imo the third baffle in most sumps can be 3" to allow more return water and does the same as a 8" baffle directs bubble to surface.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:23 PM   #6
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Right I might keep if and just put something like this on sorry bad pics
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This is how mine is, I've never had any micro bubbles. It's a nice constant flow through baffles.

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That's what I wanted I dident know what it was called or where to get it so I made my own
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if you can widen the space between the panels in the bubble trap it should ease the speed at which the water has to flow through and may eliminate your issues, you could also try resecuring the last panel at an angle so the water flows down it like a ramp
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That's a good idea I might try what thanks
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