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Re: Air Pumps
air lines are always a problem at school, the kids like to "help out " by
adjusting them so keeping things running is always a problem, I had never heard
the T idea before but it makes sense and I intend to try it
Ross and Laura Cronkhite wrote:
> Have you tried forming a loop with your airline?
> If you have only one outlet on your air pump put a "T" in the line before
> it goes to any filters.From one side of the "T" go to the first valve and
> connect to it.From the other side ot the "T" go to the last valve and
> connect to it.Then join all together in a line.Thois equalizes the pressure
> through out the line and enables you to run more filters.You may not be
> able to run all ten but with a little expieramenting(spelling looks
> wrong)you should be able to run more than the 4 filters.If you've already
> tried this sorry for wasting your time.
> > Can anyone recommend a good large air pump. One that will supply
> >enough pressure to run 10 of those yellow foam corner filters, at a depth
> >of 8". I'm using a Tetra Luftpump at the moment but that is only able to
> >run 4 of these filters. Tetra has a deep water pump that can supposedly
> >run 12 air devices at a depth of 12". It is Model# DW96-2. Does anyone
> >have any experience with this pump? Noise is definitely a concern.
> >Chris Mahopac NY
Grade 5, Rm 203, Mike Reid
Eastwood Elementary School
216 Vinewood St.
Sturgis, Mi 49091
School 616-659-1569 ext 203
- Re: Air Pumps
- From: Ross and Laura Cronkhite <lauross at mail_libcom.com>