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Old 02-06-2007, 10:34 PM   #11
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try putting a 90 elbow on the standpipe I have elbows on both of my stand pipes and there is virtually no noise at all....
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is the standpipe the one that is in the overflow box, the pvc?
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Old 02-08-2007, 10:06 AM   #14
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how long can i go without adding the baffles? i mean without hurting anything?

i ask only becuase my dad works for a glass co and he can get teh glass and cut it for me for free but he lives a couple of hours away and it will be a couple/few weeks before i can get down there, if i needed to i could pay someone to do it, but if i dont i cant see payin for it!!
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I'd wait, a few small bubbles are harmless unless you have sponges.
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i feel like theres alot of airbubbles. the are tiny, but everywhere.
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I'm sure there is with your current configuration. Putting a 90 degree elbow on the intake of your Mag and placing the drain/return lines on opposite sides of your sump will greatly reduce the bubbles till you can get the baffles installed.



It's more anesthetically appealing to remove them but even a LOT of bubbles is really not that harmful in most cases.
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ok, well if theres no harm to anything, im alright with waiting. i just wanted to make sure that it didnt hurt anything. free is better than paying!! lol.
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it doesnt seem like theres alot of flow, at least not what i thought there would be. should i take the ball valve out? i think the one i got restricts too much. if i had a sandbed and pointed the flares at it, i dont even think it would blow the sand....
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Even if you open the valve all the way? The proper sized ball valve shouldn't restrict flow at all if opened all the way.

Since your return is split you are pumping around 280 GPH in each return with the 4ft head which should be enough.
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