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Old 10-04-2011, 01:34 AM   #11
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people have also reported fewer floods with the use of a lift pump on their overflows than just the siphon tube.
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i have also read that people never have a problem with loosing a siphon with the clear tubes either. so if it works for you, then dont worry about it.

not much help, sorry.
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i have also read that people never have a problem with loosing a siphon with the clear tubes either. so if it works for you, then dont worry about it.

not much help, sorry.
How exactly do you lose a siphon? If the water gets too low or something?
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A siphon is lost when air is introduced into the line. It relies on gravity and the vacuum created by that water to pull in more water...obviously air is lighter than water so it breaks the "seal" on a siphon , therefore interrupting it
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So a drilled tank can never lose suction then, obviously unless the tank is empty?
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A drilled tank doesn't rely on siphon. Its tech considered a drain I believe. But yes a drilled tank wont stop emptying unless you lose water somehow...
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