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Old 08-09-2011, 04:15 AM   #1
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This is part of my aquarium's sump.
I was wondering if there is a alternative for the black 90 elbow with barb connection. It has kind of o ring that fits perfectly inside the "bulkhead". and the other part secure it.

Instead of bard connection I am looking for MPT or FPT type elbow( like the white parts in image). So I can connect it screw it directly to a PVC pipe.

I want to call some pluming suppliers but not sure what is it called. What should I ask or search for?

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Old 08-09-2011, 06:38 AM   #2
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I would take it with me to the plumbing supply place and see if they have anything that would work. They would know simply by looking at it.


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Looks like a 90 degree swivel drain connector to me
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Can you take off the part that is still attached to the bulkhead?


If you can, why don't you just buy a different style of bulkhead fitting?
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:23 PM   #5
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Buy a straight bulkhead fitting and install your own ell on it. Like the other one in the picture.
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Hello everyone and thanks for your help.

your help was wonderful, I have called few plumer supply and they might have the replacement part, also the idea of changing whole bulkhead was great

I will update you guys

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