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Old 01-01-2012, 08:23 PM   #1
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How do you clean pumps?????

I have a pump (dont remember what kind) that has slowed down. I want to clean it, but dont know how. It is in a sump for a 150g with 2 drilled overflows. It has a white thing attached to the output so 2 hoses can be attached, and I dont want to screw anything up. How do I do it?
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:24 PM   #2
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Do you have a picture of what you mean? I dont get it LOL
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Old 01-02-2012, 07:27 PM   #3
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No I dont sorry. Since that are dual overflows/returns there is someting that goes on top of the pump to allow 2 tubes to come off of it so water comes out from both sides. I dont want to screw anything else but it slowed down alot. Any ideas? Do you just soak in 1/2 vinegar and 1/2 water?
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Does anyone know the right way to clean a pump like this?
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Old 01-04-2012, 04:46 PM   #5
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Yes, you can soak it in a vinegar/water solution which helps. Although it would help if you took a picture because I for one have no idea what this white thing is you are talking about. Are you refering to a Y or T pvc piece attached to the pump output?
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Old 01-04-2012, 11:06 PM   #6
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I dont know. Ill try to get a pic tomorrow.
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