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Monday, June 13th 2005, 7:58pm

Fertigator supply line question

My fertigator has been installed for two years and has worked perfectly. However, last year the suction line drew from the supply container until it was empty. Once this was completed, it would refill the container with water.
This year it seems to mix the water with the liquid fertilizer so I never know when its really empty. its always full. What's wrong... ?


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Tuesday, June 14th 2005, 7:51pm

Most likely either your pressure is too high, or your injection system is shot. Which Fertigator device do you have, and what is your supply line pressure. If your supply line pressure hasn't changed recently, you can pretty much rule that out. Check all of your wiring, maybe the Fertigator unit is not functioning at all. If you know the wiring is OK, and the system is fertilizing properly, I would double check the unit it self. Make sure there is no clog within the supply line or the mainline pipe itself. Let me know what you find.
Tony Posey
Ridge Run Landscapes


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Saturday, May 27th 2006, 4:36pm

Thx Tony--I subsequently replaced the whole injector unit. Seems to be working fine this season although its hard to get primed the first time...


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