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Gurgle Garden not working

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Old 02-05-2009, 02:45 AM
Tim Tim is offline
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Default Gurgle Garden not working

Ron, I put together Gurgle Garden that I saw hyperlinked on page 14 of your bulletin board. My pump is definitely powerful enough, but water doesn't make it up to the top of the drip area. I used aquarium tubing, etc and followed the directions as depicted by the diagram. How does air forced into the solution through the tee in turn forces solution back up into the tube connected to the same tee? Any ideas on what's wrong? Thanks.

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Old 02-05-2009, 02:45 AM
Ron Ron is offline
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You need to suck on the tube to get the siphon effect going. The pump blows air down to the tee and then back up the long hose to the plant along with water droplets. It doesn't flow like when a submersible pump is used.
Try giving the tubes a shake to get it going.

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