Gurgling/sloshing from drain to sump

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Reply #15

So a quick update I finally managed to solve the problem of the sloshing. I ended up putting some filter foam at the bottom of the pipe before it hits the filter sock. I guess this just restricted the flow a touch.

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Reply #16

Be careful restricting the drain flow with only one drain.  If it gets blocked, it will mean the DT floods!
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Reply #17

Maybe converting to a Herbie style overflow may be a possibility utilising the two holes in the weir box , smaller one as Syphon with a valve on the end to regulate the flow and larger as emergency drain and reroute the return out with the weir box .

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Reply #18

Add a ball valve to restrict flow and bit and change the 90° as it goes into sump to a T piece and add a piece of pipe going up like this




That allows the air to go up and water go down and is silent

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Reply #19

The foam is still allowing plenty of flow out. I'm sure it won't get blocked as there is some filter foam just inside overflow and a cover on top so nothing can jump in. Its not ideal by any stretch but a quick fix. I'm not very good when it comes to plumbing etc so will have to look at possible long term fixs but for now its keeping the wife happy 😄

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Reply #20

Did you try turning down the return pump to slow the flow?

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