|zachhay11 ||08-07-2009 12:54 PM |
one more question about my sump
ok i have one more question about my sump before i get started. how do i know the amount of water being returned to the display is the same amount as being syphoned out of the tank???
|wake49 ||08-07-2009 02:11 PM |
What is your syphon rated for? What is your pump rated for?
|zachhay11 ||08-07-2009 02:19 PM |
well the pump is a 950 GPH pump and i'm not sure about the syphon. its a single drain thing. just one pipe. the guy at the shop said the pump should be fine for single draining syphonsl.
|wake49 ||08-07-2009 02:57 PM |
Do you have the model number of the syphon? Most likely the syphon should be able to handle a 950 GPH, but just in case, put a ball valve on the pump to control its output.
|zachhay11 ||08-07-2009 04:19 PM |
i have one. i believe, sorry i hate to embarras myself but i'm newDX. isn't that the little handle that controlls the output on the return pipe?
|wake49 ||08-07-2009 06:02 PM |
Yes. That's it. Does it control the flow? It might take some fine tuning, but the siphon should flow in tune with the pump.
|zachhay11 ||08-07-2009 06:20 PM |
true. i'll turn it on later and keep track of the water levels and turn it as needed.
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