Stray voltage

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  1. Greg Bridger

    Greg Bridger

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    I've had my new tank running for just over a week now and while testing the water this evening I got zapped. I unplugged everything and plugged everything back in one at a time to find where the stray voltage was coming from. It turns out it's my tunze 6055. Does anyone know how I can get rid of this stray voltage. The tunze is about a month old.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    well you can send it back for a refund, add a grounding probe

    but on a new piece of equip i would send it back
     
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    Don't mess around with stray voltage, we lost a dear friend, Herkie, due to stray voltage, send the pump back, Tunze will sort it out.
     
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    Maybe take the pump out of the tank till you can sorry out out.
     
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    yip, return it.

    Will only get stronger. Not the flow but the zap....
     
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    Just contact George and he will sort you out. In the mean time take out the pump from the tank. If you want a grounding probe, TSR sell the vertex ones
     
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