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Small Fry
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EditedEdited 19-Jul-2010 18:51
i am installing a new electric hot water tank. The tank is set up for 3/4 inch piping, I have 1/2 inch piping. 1/2 inch female adapters are too small to fit on the tank. 3/4 inch adapters are too big for the 1/2 inch PVC. If I put the 3/4 inch female adapters on the tank and glue in 3/4 inch PVC then glue 3/4 inch adapters at the other end of the PVC and screw in 1/2 inch adapters so the 1/2 inch PVC will fit, will everything work ok?
Post InfoPosted 17-Jul-2010 10:04Profile PM Edit Report 
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EditedEdited 17-Jul-2010 14:25
I'd come out with the 3/4 fittings the tank is drilled
for and then adapt them down to the 1/2 tubing, with
the minimum number of adapters. You should be able
to find "A" 3/4 to 1/2 inch adapter as a standard
item in your local hardware store.

I just cannot picture what kind of a "monster tank" you
have that you have purchased a home style hot water tank
to supply your aquarium. Even the lowest setting on any
HW tank I've seen is too high for an aquarium.


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