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Old 03-10-2016, 10:02 AM
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Elos 70

Cleared up some already. Went to bed around 11 last night so it's up and running just have to tidy up the wires. I have one question: how can I raise the water level in the DT w/o adding more water to the sump?
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Old 03-10-2016, 10:11 AM
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Stronger return pump + gate valve to dial in the flow precisely.
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Old 03-10-2016, 10:19 AM
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Sprung a drain leak

Oh good thing I was home sprung a drain leak with the Elos corrugated pipe. I'll probably will change it to vinyl tubing.
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Old 03-10-2016, 10:20 AM
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Have a pic? I put a clamp on mine and no leaks.
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Old 03-10-2016, 02:03 PM
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Leak

Turns out it wasn't coming from the corrugated drain hose, upon a closer look it appears to be leaking from the return tube. Just found out yes that return tube actually screws out, all it needs is some Teflon tape and to be retighten. I was so upset, lol. I'm gonna be doing that now to get it going again. And then do some laundry, to wash all the bath towels I used to soak up the water.
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Old 03-10-2016, 02:04 PM
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Leak Found

I found the leak, I was fuming lol.
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Old 03-10-2016, 02:39 PM
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Leak Repaired

Ok back in business, some Teflon and retighten.
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Old 03-10-2016, 05:19 PM
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Elos 70

Moving on from that leak disaster, working on the wiring. Tank has been running and now no more leaking. Side view were the overflow is located, I placed the Vortech controller there to cover the water stain.
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Old 03-10-2016, 05:23 PM
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I siliconed mine in
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Old 03-10-2016, 05:48 PM
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i just set up my elos 120xl i hate the elos overflow its noisy and the new drains do not have a hole at the top like the older elos tanks. Unless we can drill a whole at the top.
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