• Amused
  • Angry
  • Annoyed
  • Awesome
  • Bemused
  • Cocky
  • Cool
  • Crazy
  • Crying
  • Depressed
  • Down
  • Drunk
  • Embarrased
  • Enraged
  • Friendly
  • Geeky
  • Godly
  • Happy
  • Hateful
  • Hungry
  • Innocent
  • Meh
  • Piratey
  • Poorly
  • Sad
  • Secret
  • Shy
  • Sneaky
  • Tired
  • Results 1 to 5 of 5

    Thread: Ultra sieve 3 level

    1. #1
      Gerald is offline Junior Member
      This user has no status.
       
      Feeling:
      ----
       
      Join Date
      Mar 2019
      Location
      Guernsey
      Posts
      2

      Ultra sieve 3 level

      Hi
      Can anyone give me advice on setting up an ultra sieve 3 with gravity feed please? What I'd like to know is does it matter if the top of the sieve is more than one centimetre above the level of the pond water? At the moment I could get mine set up at 4 cms above the water level. Is there a reason for having it just 1 cm above? What happens if the water level goes down further?
      Gerry

    2. #2
      icu2's Avatar
      icu2 is offline Administrator ~ WWKC Treasurer
      is usually here but if not I'm
      probably off flying
       
      Feeling:
      Piratey
       
      Join Date
      Feb 2007
      Location
      Poulsbo, WA
      Posts
      26,903
      Welcome and thanks for joining Koiphen Gerald!

      4cm should still be fine... it will just limit the travel of the weir a little bit since it's starting
      out a little bit lower than necessary. But unless you're really pushing the 7900 gph flow
      limit of the filter, I think you'll still be fine.
      --Steve
      Find more about Weather in Poulsbo, WA

      "It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company." --George Washington

    3. #3
      JGS107 is offline Senior Member
      This user has no status.
       
      Feeling:
      ----
       
      Join Date
      Feb 2013
      Location
      Holly Springs,NC
      Posts
      508
      If I’m not mistaken my instructions say to install the top of the filter 1” above final water height 1 cm seems too low in case there’s heavy rain

    4. #4
      icu2's Avatar
      icu2 is offline Administrator ~ WWKC Treasurer
      is usually here but if not I'm
      probably off flying
       
      Feeling:
      Piratey
       
      Join Date
      Feb 2007
      Location
      Poulsbo, WA
      Posts
      26,903
      Maximum water level to me means any rainfall would run to the overflow as opposed to
      raising the level of the pond... but it does state 1cm:

      "Make sure the UltraSieve is on an equal, level, underground. The upper edge of the UltraSieve must be 1 cm above the maximum water level. "

      https://www.aqua-forte.com/wp-conten...I%20Manual.pdf

      --Steve
      Find more about Weather in Poulsbo, WA

      "It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company." --George Washington

    5. #5
      Gerald is offline Junior Member
      This user has no status.
       
      Feeling:
      ----
       
      Join Date
      Mar 2019
      Location
      Guernsey
      Posts
      2
      Thank you for that advice. I'll be a few weeks before I finish the paving surrounds and then I'll be able to see exactly where the level settles after leaving it for a few days. If I can get the sieve less than 4 cms above the water level I will do it.

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •