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SFish
08/08/2017, 04:50 PM
Would it cause issues to have a valve in the sump under water? My ATS sits a bit low.

Reefstarter2
08/08/2017, 04:52 PM
Not as long as you turn the valve often and it is pvc

SFish
08/08/2017, 04:55 PM
You me the direction of it or on and off?

mcgyvr
08/08/2017, 05:07 PM
If its all plastic its fine..

SFish
08/08/2017, 05:30 PM
Yeah it would be PVC.

Meant to say plastic.

der_wille_zur_macht
08/08/2017, 08:38 PM
Double check the specific valve you're using. Many have a steel screw holding the handle on to the stem. I would not want that underwater.

SFish
08/09/2017, 02:44 PM
Good point!

I looked and valves I have been using are all plastic.