Are nylon fittings safe for plumbing our tanks?

Discussion in 'Lighting, Filtration & Other Equipment' started by Northstar24, Nov 25, 2011.

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    Northstar24 The Tang Herder

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    After a recent pump failure, i'm adding a union to my plumbing. The easiest way to do this is a male-male nipple. The only ones I was able to find are nylon not PVC. Are nylon fittings safe to use?
     
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    Not sure about the nylon, but Home depot or Menards should have threaded nipples in PVC. I would just worry about the thread leaking over time with the vibration of the pump. You can only tighten thm so much before they crack.
     
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