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jswidorski

So I have a 25 Gallon Lagoon from IM.

 

Where do I set the water level in the tank when then tank is off? 

 

Do I have the level of water of both sides of the tank and overflow area the same?

 

Thanks in Advance.

 

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Clown79

No. The chambers have a lower water level than the display.

 

The middle chamber where the pump is, you want the water 1/2 inch down from baffle wall.

The other chambers are higher than this chamber but lower than display

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xthunt
6 hours ago, jswidorski said:

 

 

Where do I set the water level in the tank when then tank is off? 

 

Set it with the pump running

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StevieT

You can set the water levels where you like in the rear, non intake chambers.  It may depend on the type of equipment you are running or if you want eliminate a waterfall noise.

 

You can raise, or lower the levels by adding new water, or subtracting with the filtration pump is ON

 

Always top off in the accessory or pump chambers.

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jswidorski

Clown79, xthunt, and StevieT... Thank you all for the information.

 

And thank you for the top off note as well.

 

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RedPhotog

Sorry for chiming in so late.  I recently got an AIO for the first time, and am wondering about the water level in the pump chamber when the pump is turned off.  Should the water level be below the baffles when the pump is running and when it is not running?  Should I always try to keep the water level below the baffles in the pump chamber?

 

I assume this because I dont want the water to overflow back into previous chambers?

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RedPhotog
On 3/27/2018 at 4:23 PM, Clown79 said:

No. The chambers have a lower water level than the display.

 

The middle chamber where the pump is, you want the water 1/2 inch down from baffle wall.

The other chambers are higher than this chamber but lower than display

I wanted to quote you for some help about my pump chambers water level in the AIO that I have.  My question is above.  Thank you in advance.

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Clown79
7 hours ago, RedPhotog said:

Sorry for chiming in so late.  I recently got an AIO for the first time, and am wondering about the water level in the pump chamber when the pump is turned off.  Should the water level be below the baffles when the pump is running and when it is not running?  Should I always try to keep the water level below the baffles in the pump chamber?

 

I assume this because I dont want the water to overflow back into previous chambers?

What Aio do you have?

 

When I turn my pumps off during waterchanges, the water level in the back rises above baffles.

 

When I turn the pumps back on, it drops back to normal.

 

The first chambers the water level is higher than the return pump chamber. You should be topping up evaporated water everyday in the return chamber.

 

In the picture(my tank), the return chamber(3) the water is about 1/2 inch below top of baffle wall

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xthunt
7 hours ago, RedPhotog said:

Sorry for chiming in so late.  I recently got an AIO for the first time, and am wondering about the water level in the pump chamber when the pump is turned off.  Should the water level be below the baffles when the pump is running and when it is not running?  Should I always try to keep the water level below the baffles in the pump chamber?

 

I assume this because I dont want the water to overflow back into previous chambers?

Which AIO tank? Theres different configurations between manufacturers. Either way, pump chamber water level matter most when its running, dont worry much about what it does when turned off. 

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RedPhotog
22 minutes ago, Clown79 said:

What Aio do you have?

 

When I turn my pumps off during waterchanges, the water level in the back rises above baffles.

 

When I turn the pumps back on, it drops back to normal.

 

The first chambers the water level is higher than the return pump chamber. You should be topping up evaporated water everyday in the return chamber.

 

In the picture(my tank), the return chamber(3) the water is about 1/2 inch below top of baffle wall

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Thanks for the reply. I have the waterbox 40.2. I think I have it where im suppose to, I was just concerned about the pump chambers water going over the baffles. When I turn the pump off it rises about an inch above the baffles. When it’s back on it lowers to about 3-4 inches below the baffle. 

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