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Old 04/30/2018, 08:23 AM   #1
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Mountaing to Brute Garbage can and sump

A completely different question. I'm using the piping included with the Genesis system for mounts along with the float housings and suction cups. However, the suction cups aren't reliable. I've had issues where the pipe fell over in my sump and the emergency float was triggered and it stopped topping off while I was gone for a few days.

Now setting up the new tank, I want to reduce as much error as possible. How would you recommend securing the floats to both the brute garbage can top off reservoir and The floats for my 75 gallon sump so they don't fall over?

Since I'm starting over, I'm highly open to suggestions. ANything from using PVC to make some type of anchor to using silicone or epoxy to keep the floats in place. heh.


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Old 05/04/2018, 05:07 PM   #2
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Hi Travis,

The suction cups are meant only to stabilize the mount assembly in an area with turbulent flow. They aren't meant to fully support the mount assembly.

I would recommend creating the hanger assembly as shown on the last page of the Installation & Use Manuals. You can use a piece of 1/2" PVC if you need a longer vertical member. Then simply hang the mount assembly over the edge of the Brute garbage can and the sump edge.

Please let me know if you have any further questions!

Kevin


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Old 05/07/2018, 06:12 AM   #3
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