Help! Sun Suns Vibrating tank after adding magnets

Discussion in 'Pumps and Waterflow' started by ziyaadb, 13 Aug 2010.

  1. ziyaadb

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    So i have removed the suction mounts and added the magnets to the 12000L sun suns. Now the tank has a vibration - you can feel it if you put your hand on the glass as well as hear a noise its noticeable quieter once i put the pumps off and i need this tank as silent as possible. It never had this issue with the suction cups. Any ideas of how to eliminate this issue
     
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  3. keyaam

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    Have you tried moving them around?
     
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    Try a piece of rubber or something like that between the magnets and the glass
     
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    Try placing rubber washers (like what we use in the taps) between the magnets and glass, otherwise, buy another tank :p
     
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    Great idea.

    LOL already saving towards a 6ft FO tank:lol: so maybe once the current tank is too small giving it about a year or 2 will get another.
     
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    A bit off the topic but did you know that a sun sun works on a Seio controller.....
     
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    Yes i have a seio controller for them
     
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