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Old 05-11-2004, 11:03 AM   #1
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Siphon Breaks

Well for some reason everytime I add something to the tank, I forget the siphon break

When I added the fuge to the sump, I noticed that the sump level kept getting higher and then it dawned on me. Last night I added the auto top off float set up and was surprised to see the water keep pumping after I shut it down. DOH!

I am using a pond pump for the RO water container. I pumps the water straight up and out of the container. There is not any PVC so I just cut a small hole in the tubing right above the pump outlet. It worked but was not sure if this would cause any problems later on.

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It should be ok. If you wanted you could always convert the tubing to PVC with one of those adapters.
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