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Old 10-21-2010, 03:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Help! Manifold 3 way splitter bubble rate problem.

I have 2 of those 3 way Manifold splitters and they changed their bubble rate every day by it self’s.
Is there some way they to be fixed? Replacing rubber gaskets, exchange valves or so?
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Old 10-21-2010, 04:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Help! Manifold 3 way splitter bubble rate problem.

Hi plamski,

I am not sure I understand your question. Could you put up a link to the manifolds that you are talking about please?
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Default Re: Help! Manifold 3 way splitter bubble rate problem.

He's got 2 3 way splitters set up, guessing he is either running 6 or 5 outlets.

Over the days, the bubble count for each outlet has chnged and is not consistent.




Fix - increase your working pressure.
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Default Re: Help! Manifold 3 way splitter bubble rate problem.

Excuse me. My Brain was eaten from my shrimps probably. I forgot the picture.
Z400 is right. I have to adjust them every single day-that is not fun at all.
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You need more pressure to compensate for the added outlets.
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Old 10-21-2010, 06:41 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Default Re: Help! Manifold 3 way splitter bubble rate problem.

Yea I would lean the same way, increase your supply pressure, and reset all the valves. As with all compressed gases, if there are too many outlets, then the gas finds its way thru the path of least resistance, leaving less pressure elsewhere.

Are you using compressed Co2 or DIY?

Also, it never hurts to spray the fittings all over with soapy water to check for leaks.
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It is pressured CO2 ,no leaks, low pressure is set to 20 PSI
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Default Re: Help! Manifold 3 way splitter bubble rate problem.

Hi plamski,

I think what they are suggesting is increasing you low pressure setting. I would start at 22# - 24# and see if that makes a difference. BTW, increasing your pressure may increase your bubble count / CO2 output so do it when you will have a chance to monitor your tanks.
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I'll try it tomorrow.
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