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dave23869"Help" 3:52pm Sunday 8th Oct


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from: near whitby north yorkshi

I've just fitted a richdon koi bio max 50 with 50 litres of micro k1 in it I've bled all the air out of unit using bleed nipples one on lid and one on multi port but I've still got air in somewhere you can see it in return on pond not a constant steady flow it's like if you put a valve on and close it so much any ideas but there's no valve on the return just straight out of filter and into pond no bends


4000 gallons queni koi drum to k1 micro bead on bottom drain skimmerlinealso into drum delta ep 15 uv 240 litres air and 12 fish
big h"RE: Help" 4:09pm Sunday 8th Oct
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from: howden

How long has it been running Dave
dave23869"RE: Help" 6:33pm Sunday 8th Oct


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from: near whitby north yorkshi

I've just put it on been on for around 6 hours now


4000 gallons queni koi drum to k1 micro bead on bottom drain skimmerlinealso into drum delta ep 15 uv 240 litres air and 12 fish
big h"RE: Help" 6:43pm Sunday 8th Oct
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Ive had a couple of those and cant remember a bleed valve on the multiport bud.If air is getting in,water will be coming out.Are you sure you have bled it properly as it will be full of air if just fitted.
big h"RE: Help" 7:08pm Sunday 8th Oct
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from: howden

The nipple on the multiport is for you to connect your airpump to to agitate when cleaning the beads/micro k1 Dave
dave23869"RE: Help" 7:28pm Sunday 8th Oct


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from: near whitby north yorkshi

Hi yes but there's a bleed valve connected to lid it has a pressure gauge connected to it and there's a threaded nipple on side that you turn to bleed air out loosen this until water starts to come out which I've done there's also a bleed nipple on the multi port valve the k1 micro is compacted tight against clear lid but the water leaving return looks like it's spinning and it makes a weird noise hard to explain


4000 gallons queni koi drum to k1 micro bead on bottom drain skimmerlinealso into drum delta ep 15 uv 240 litres air and 12 fish
dave23869"RE: Help" 9:16am Tuesday 10th Oct


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from: near whitby north yorkshi

A lot better this morning must of pushed air through eventually many thanx to big h for the replys


4000 gallons queni koi drum to k1 micro bead on bottom drain skimmerlinealso into drum delta ep 15 uv 240 litres air and 12 fish


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