A: I did, otherwise the pump would need to be primed everytime.
A: Hi Johne, We do recommend a check valve above the filter. This will help insure your pump maintains its prime. Thanks
A: Hi there, Yes this should work just fine. Thanks
A: Hi there, It is a good idea to be sure you do not have stuff stuck in it before you put it away. Just hose it out and you will be fine Thanks
A: Hi there, We recommend that it be fully submerged so it does not allow air into the pump and lines. Thanks