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You sure it's not back pressure from the return lines filling the sump back up?
 
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You sure it's not back pressure from the return lines filling the sump back up?
When power shuts off yes there is sign from return lines but those break siphon eventually. I guess I could drill a siphon just below waterline to break siphon on one of the returns since I have 4 right? But I really didn't want to do that but realize I might not have a choice because when I turn my skimmer on it sucks a lot of water up and makes the pump kinda start sucking air.
 

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When power shuts off yes there is sign from return lines but those break siphon eventually. I guess I could drill a siphon just below waterline to break siphon on one of the returns since I have 4 right? But I really didn't want to do that but realize I might not have a choice because when I turn my skimmer on it sucks a lot of water up and makes the pump kinda start sucking air.
That's what's filling the sump so high . Raise one line at water surface .
 
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Yay! It worked!! I temporarily put a 2x4 under the 2 outer returns. Here is what my sump looks like now!! Yay!!!
Using the tank calc I can now add an extra 17.29 gallon and still have 1.25" inches from the top.
This is what my returns up top look like with temp wood lol. Do I only have to put it on 1 side(1return)? Is what I ok or acceptable?
Thank you all for the time to help me out. Much appreciated!
 

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