2 skimmers, 1 pump

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  1. Renannchen

    Renannchen

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    Hey was just wondering if it is posible to connect 2 skimmer to 1 pump?

    I have 2 classic Berlin skimmers want to connect them to a 6500lph pump
    think this will work, plz let me know what you think on this?
     
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    If u give a pic we may be able to help?
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    I suppose it could work, you would just have to have 2 inline ball valves to control the flow to each skimmer.
     
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    Renannchen Thread Starter

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    What is an inline bal valve? And where can i get it?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yes it will work
    u will need to be to adjust the flow like viper pointed out, as water wont flow 50/50, i u go to a hardware store, can use a irrigation flow valve
     
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    Yip thats it , thanks for the pic Viper.

    You can find them at most irrigation shops, even builders
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    You would also need a Y or T piece to divide the flow into 2 pipes, then have a ballvalve on each pipe so you can adjust the flow individually for each skimmer.
     
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