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-   -   How dos a Check Valve work? (http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/saltwater-aquarium-equipment/how-dos-check-valve-work-13426/)

Skibur 04-01-2008 06:35 PM

How dos a Check Valve work?
 
Well i have an airpump connected to my air stones and stuff btu where does the check valve go? Between the two or what? Do i need antoher tube to connect it onto both tubes? HELP!

herefishy 04-01-2008 07:42 PM

Like a a door, it is hinged to open one way. Any flow the other way closes the valve preventing siphoning of the tank.

Skibur 04-02-2008 06:54 PM

so its like an airstone?


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