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post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-20-2013, 08:15 PM
Aquatic Delight
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don't do it. i ruined a canister filter with a ball valve.

the problem is that the canister will produce the same amount of pressure, it will wear down the seals and eventually it will either do as mine did an lose it syphon, or spray water, depending on where the weak point is.


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