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Old 08-29-2012, 11:22 AM   #1
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help!

The water level in my corner flow is falling but there aren't any leaks. I took the pipes out tightened them and made sure the bulk heads were secure but it just keeps falling! Does anyone have any advice on how to stop this?
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Old 08-29-2012, 11:28 AM   #2
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Is it just evaporation? My tank evaporates off, about a gallon a day.
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I thought it was that but it was falling way to fast to be evaporation
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Old 08-29-2012, 12:40 PM   #4
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Is the water in the sump correspondingly rising? If it is, then the return pump cannot keep up with the overflow. You'll need a bigger return pump.
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Its not even on. Everything is off and im letting sand settle.
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Old 08-29-2012, 01:19 PM   #6
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Ohh...it's got to be a leak or evaporation then. If equipment isn't even on, that's really the only possibility I can think of.
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Old 08-29-2012, 01:21 PM   #7
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Could be a combination of both too. A really small leak, and evaporation on top of that. Good luck figuring it out, sorry I couldn't help more...
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I'm thinking it probably is too. Its weird though because ive looked everywhere and i can't find a leak. I'll probably just have to ask my lfs where i purchased it from.
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Old 08-29-2012, 01:29 PM   #9
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Sometimes with a really small leak they can be hard to find. The leak water can dry up almost as fast as the leak itself, so it doesn't create a big wet spot anywhere. It sounds like this might be the case here.
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Old 08-29-2012, 01:34 PM   #10
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Well I'm sure going to be angry if its that's the case...
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