Autodosing using a Peristaltic pump - The Planted Tank Forum
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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-17-2013, 04:16 AM Thread Starter
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Autodosing using a Peristaltic pump

I've been reading about how to set this up. I would love to set this up so I don't have to dose excel every day. I do have a few questions.

How can you plumb this inline? I see people t-taping into the outflow, but wouldn't there be negative pressure pulling the excel into the flow? How is this avoided?

Are there any nice made pumps that I can purchase? Something like the one made by GHL but only one pump or two and does not cost $600?

I'm new to this idea, so I'm probably missing the obvious. thanks
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I've been doing some looking around and found this:

How are people dosing this into their tanks without clipping the tubing on the rim?
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