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I currently use the water pump method of autodosing my ferts(wasserpests). Timer kicks on the pump, pump pushes ferts from a container up, drops it into the tank.

What I want to know is if I can just put it in line with my filters return hose. I just redid my plumbing using 3/4" PVC instead of the normal flex hose. So, I thought, why could I not just do the same thing that I do with my CO2 reactor(rex style). Just insert the hose/fitting into a section of the PVC return, with a check valve. Timer kicks on the pump, ferts pushed into the return feed.

Anyone have this going? Will it work? Thought it may be easier/more streamlined.

Thanks for the responses.
 

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Nope, currently I am using a pond pump from lowes, as I had to defeat about a 6 ft head so I needed something with a bit of force. But it sounds like it would not have enough to get past the canister pressure. So, sounds like it would not work. Bummer. Just trying to hide some more stuff and also make it a bit more contained.

Thanks for the feedback.
 
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