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Old 12-30-2009, 12:27 PM   #1
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ok turned on my return pump and the over flows stared flowing. well the left one is working fine but the right one is filling up almost to the top and then it quickly drains fast, i use this pump to run my 120gal it is a mag 18, is this pump not enough the run the 180
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Almost sounds like you have air in the return line. Moving this to General hardware and equipment discussion.
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Old 12-30-2009, 03:15 PM   #3
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how would i fix this, i do have a check valve
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lancer, are you the person with the holes in the overflow line above the water line?
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Old 12-30-2009, 05:14 PM   #5
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no, i just got the tank 2days ago
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Old 12-30-2009, 05:25 PM   #6
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here is a video of the overflow
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Looks like your not getting enough air into the drain. Is the nipple on top of the durso blocked at all?
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Nice one Larry. I didn't see that.
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Old 12-30-2009, 11:50 PM   #9
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no i cleaned them out really good
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Do you have them connected with a "T"? If one side under the stand is longer than the other then it may pull more water from one side. (Just an idea XD)
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