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Old 04-22-2016, 12:32 PM   #1
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Tub spout aerator


Is there such a thing as a tub spout with a male thread to screw on an aerator?
I do not need an aerator. I have fish tanks in the next room and I would like to attach the tank cleaning hose to the tub spout. If I connect the hose to the sink, it might overflow and I would not know it since I would be in the next room.
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Old 04-22-2016, 12:48 PM   #2
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Re: Tub spout aerator


Hooking a hose to a tub spout in the manner you suggest is not an accepted practice per plumbing codes. You are eliminating the cross connection control (air gap)- so I doubt you will find an approved spout.
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