Romaurie-Effect Combination Vacuum-pump/air-pump

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Introduction: Romaurie-Effect Combination Vacuum-pump/air-pump

About: refrigeration engineer; M.O.D. trained; from Christchurch Hampshire[before it was removed to Dorset] moved to Eilat, Israel in 1987.

This shows how a small vac-pump can also re-cycle air from the partial vacuum at the top of the upper aquarium.

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    Whats the purpose of the jar? Why not just connect the tubing?

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     if the water is pulled into the vac pump the oil emulsifies and buggers-up the comp.Even moisture going straight into the vac pump is not good.The jar is a simple precaution.

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    Awesome job, that looks really cool too.