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Old 01-25-2018, 06:25 PM   #41
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So Iím wondering whatís the best way to keep the water from dropping into my sump quiet. either do i add pipes that i can screw on and off that goes straight into the water or add wood to the back of stand?Click image for larger version

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Old 01-25-2018, 06:46 PM   #42
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I would add extensions. Get the pipe closer bottom of sock .
Some slice the pipe 1/2 way through several times to make a baffle.
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Where is the water level in the sump? It should rest high enough that it shouldn't be an issue on your filter socks. If not, I'd either lower the socks or extend the PVC.
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Itís about 6-7 inches high. Itís not a issue for the socks so much. Itís just falls so high from the sock entrance to the water level below. I think Iím going to extend the pvc
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So i was reading online and it says every couple days maybe 3 or so the filter socks should be taken off cleaned good. Is this true? And if so is it really worth having them on?
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Not sure about the recommended sock maintenance schedule, but any opportunity you get to easily remove physical waste before it breaks down (and becomes dissolved into the water column) is a good thing.
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Clean them as much as you can. I used to do weekly with my old socks on the other system, but that is too long for the larger one Iím currently running.
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