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Old 12-13-2012, 04:14 AM   #9
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No need to suck on the hose to get the siphon going. Stick a couple of feet of hose into the tank, then plug the other end with your thumb. Pull enough hose out of the tank so that the water in the hose is below the water in the tank, and take your thumb off.
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