Jebao powerhead

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Cruz Mc5, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster Staff Member

    glass behaving funny with magnets?

    What dark arts is this?

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  2. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    There's a history of Vortech pumps not being able to grab as tightly with the "proper spacing" on LeeMar tanks, I have no idea what dark art caused that to happen, but yeah it has happened more than once with LeeMar owners.
  3. Cruz Mc5

    Cruz Mc5 Supporting Member

    The Jebaos seem to have quieted down a little bit. Hopefully they’ll keep going and get a little quieter still.
  4. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    If you want to be sure that the quieting down isn't your brain telling you to ignore the loud constant sound, download a free decibel meter app for your phone. I use "Decibel X" on my iPhone.
  5. Cruz Mc5

    Cruz Mc5 Supporting Member

    That’s a great idea. Thanks!
  6. rygh

    rygh BOD

    So at first I was thinking --- just -- no.
    But maybe...

    Starphire and other quality glass is low iron, and LeeMarr could be using that.
    I looked it up, and low iron glass is 0.01% iron, where regular glass can be upwards of 0.1% iron.
    Not much, but I guess that actually could make a difference if you are right on the borderline.
    Science fun!
  7. rygh

    rygh BOD

    Hmm, that would be annoying.
    I know they sell a really heavy duty magnet for 1" glass. But hate to do that.
    On the other hand, pumps die, but the magnet holders pretty much last forever.
  8. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Interesting theory, 10x the iron maybe they're all aligning to make the magnetic field just a bit stronger... then you have to ask... but what about acrylic of the same thickness? Iron content = 0.00%? :D

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