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post #4 of (permalink) Old 04-13-2013, 01:13 AM
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Originally Posted by deeda View Post
Why would you run a water line directly into the tubing on your canister filter? I don't recommend using that method as there is always the possibility of cross contamination of your potable water system.

Why not just run a separate line to the tank?
Deeda can you please elaborate? I don't quite understand what you mean by this. Perhaps you mean the tank/ canister water could leak back into the house's water supply?

Don't a lot of people with sumps use such a strategy with continuous drip systems?

Thanks in advance.
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