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Old 02-11-2010, 11:03 PM   #11
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I have a cut off valve connected to the return on my tank it works great just makes sure your pump is quiet or that it isnt rubbing against something because sometime when i adjust the valve it makes a lot of noise if theres like something next to it
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Old 02-11-2010, 11:49 PM   #12
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Thats what I ended up doin worked great!
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Old 02-12-2010, 03:11 AM   #13
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if you havnt dont it already, drill a small hole in your return pipe, just below the normal water level. maybe a 1/8th drill bit. that way, if power goes out, the hole will allow air in and break the syphon back through the pump. simple and never fails unlike check valves. (well long as hole doesnt get plugged up)
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I did drill a hole, except mine is above the water line. Is that bad?
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Not as long as it`s not blowing water out the tank.
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Sweet, thanks.
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Old 02-12-2010, 07:47 PM   #17
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i only said below, purely for sound and so forth. above have the same effect, i just found with my hole above the water, there was that constant, splashing sound which bugged me.. but will work just the same..
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