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    Ugh. WORST of luck with this thing.
    First of all, it was in the box my filter was in at the very bottom- and I didn't find it till today.
    Terrible time trying to put it together-gave up.
    Tried to find a faucet in my house that would work-none of the 20+ in my house come even near to fitting the w/c.
    So now, nothing to hook it up with, unnassembled, and very, very angry.
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    Did you unscrew that little section off the end of the faucet that has that screen in it exposing the threads in the faucet?
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    There's also a couple different faucet ends that it comes with. Took me about 5 mins to get going. I've got mine hooked up to a utility sink. What kind of sink are you trying to hook it up to?

    If all else fails I'm sure you can return it.

    If you do get it to work, I have found that when using it to fill, it is easy to build up pressure. If you have the water on and the valve closed, be very careful opening the valve to let the water out.

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    I just stick the tube in the tank and turn the water on. Check it about 3 times to make sure temp has not changed.

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    You might have to take your araetor to a hardware or plumbing supply to get a connector there are many different sizes

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    Yeah I had to get a connector to be able to attach it to my shower head. I can take a picture of it later if you want so you can see exactly what I have. Not sure what it's called my dad was the one that handled it all when we went to Lowes. :P
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    3D17:
    yahoo!
    one of the alternate faucet ends on the adapter of the w/c was a bit unwilling to unscrew- but I got it and tested it on the hose thing outside...
    AND IT WORKS!! ;D
    Thanks saints!
    Anyone noticed whenever I go on here I have a 100% chance of doing things right??!
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    only problem is you dont want to run it on an outside faucet unless it has a hot and cold pipe on it. otherwise you are going to be shooting really cold water into your tanks and freak the fish out.
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    More than freak them out. He will kill them from the temp shock. My adaptor does not work on my kitchen faucet but does on my bathroom. Which is fine because it's easier to clean up water that sprayed all over my bathroom than it is in the kitchen. :)

    I just leave that faucet sprayer piece off all the time.

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    Kill them? As in destroy all of the lives of the fish due to a 15g change of 62-75F water? oi.

    Any way around it? Perhaps, only w/c ing on warm days(I live in zone 10/11, temps dont go much lower than 60 when I have time to do it.)? Or can I add more heating so the water would go faster? Adding and in-line heater to the hose?
    what to do, what to do?
    The problem is, I tried my hand at pliers on all of them except the 100% RO ones, and none of them fit.

    Ow gawd.

    Yes, I'm sure it would be fun flooding a kitchen... to quote someone from TPT:

    "I think my next hobby will be tearing up 100 dollar bills while banging my head on the wall and simultaneously flooding my basement."
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