BRS GFO/Carbon Reactor

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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    Bought one of these during the group buy and finally got the pump for it. Went to hook it up today and the darn thing leaks like a seive at the ball valve and intake push connectors. I also can't get the tubing to come out of the push connectors to try to see what the problem is. Has anyone experienced this before? How did you fix it? :grumble:
     
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    Angelajean I know that I don't know

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    My husband says it is probably easier to cut them off and get a new one. On mine, which I bought secondhand as well and just hooked it up 2 days ago, I had to push the connectors on more they were loose. I also had to tighten the canisters with the wrench. Otherwise they were leaking.
     
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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    Angela, if I could hug you I would!! Apparently I just hadn't pushed them in far enough - gave a lot more muscle to it and the tube went in much further, and voila! No leaks!
     
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    Angelajean I know that I don't know

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    No problem. I wanted to put mine in by myself just to show my husband that I know a thing or 2. I was successful. Yeah. I also understand things better when I have a part in putting it together. I guess it's the seamstress in me.
     
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