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Flow Control Pinch Valve

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Medical-use pinch valves for precise `dial-in` control of soft tubing. Can be used for Calcium Reactors and Kalkreaktor effluent drip control and any CO2 or O3 flow control. Since that valve is external to the tubing, they can never clog.



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Keisha Kornbread from Chicago, IL

02/09/2016

Experience Level: Expert

Meh...It does the job though

The pinch valve is small but does what it should. For the price, it should be more substantial in weight. I've purchased others that are bigger and more sturdier for less so this has been replaced.

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nOOb iHACK from ANAHEIM, CA UNITED STATES

11/14/2010

Experience Level: Expert

Excellent Product!

there is nothing out there that works as great. I'm happy I got this to control my KNOP C Calcium Reactor.

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VICTOR DICOSOLA from LOMA LINDA, CA UNITED STATES

04/03/2010

Experience Level: Expert

Flow Control Pinch Valve Revie

After a few small flood accidents with dual sided control valves with airline tubing falling off the stems even though they were zip tied, I had enough of these failure points! In came this new Pinch Valve that ELIMINATED the fail points of conventional control valves! A simple but VERY effective means to prevent ANY type of accidents with airline tubing falling off. Indeed derived from the medical industry, it's worth it's price in gold for the aquarium community. The ONLY improvement I would suggest is finer drip control. The turn knob is a bit course. Either way, get this product. Hope this helps.

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GERALD GIBSON from INDIANAPOLIS, IN UNITED STATES

01/21/2009

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great Flow Control

I was using the micro ball valve that came on my GEO 612 Ca reactor. The flow was very inconsistent. The flow would always stop up. So, I had to run it full open to prevent it from stopping. That sent my dKh through the roof. I found this by doing an internet search. I've been using it for about 5 days now. Wow!! The first night, I set the output flow I wanted, and it is still there. Great product. The only problems I see are the price of the product (over $13 for a tiny valve) and the shipping ($7 because it was shipped in a box that could probably hold a couple hundred of these).

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Hex from BURBANK, CA UNITED STATES

01/09/2009

Experience Level: Expert

works great

Would recomend to my friends. it works great.

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ROBIN LYNN from NEW YORK, NY UNITED STATES

01/04/2009

Experience Level: Intermediate

Good Flow Control

This came with my Korallin calcium reactor. It's a cool little gadget, but pretty pricey for what essentially amounts to a plastic screw. Like another reviewer here I also had trouble with sediment build up on the inside of the tubing which eventually obstructed the flow. Still, it does exactly what it's supposed to do.

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Salty Irishman from SHERMANS DALE, PA UNITED STATE

06/20/2008

Experience Level: Intermediate

WORKS PERFECTLY

Purchased this valve to be used on a kalk top-off line and the precision with which you can simply dial in the drip rate is outstanding! I may mention that the drip rate is not being set to try to match evaporation rate, only the rate at which kalk is introduced into the sump. On the surface it seems a little pricey for its size, but the headaches eliminated with this valve easily justify its price. Definitely recommend.

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mache62 from SPRINGFIELD, PA UNITED STATES

05/20/2008

Experience Level: Intermediate

pinch valve

Overall this is a great product. It is well made and performs as expected. I use it to adjust the drip on my kalk reactor with soft vinyl tubing. My only caveat was the size. I thought it would be a little bigger!

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Andrzej Maciejewski from

water/air flow valve

This little thing is simple but the best I could find. Precision in regulation is outstanding. Sensitive to sediment build up in the lumen of tubing which eventually may obstruct the flow. Yet pricy.

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