Originally Posted by Divine
I don't think my KM hose that came with the hookah fits the hookah very well, there's a minimal air leak, but it doesn't produce bubbles or anything. I tried sucking straight out of the base instead of through the hose and I had absolutely no way of getting air. Thanks for letting me know about the water-on-grommet thing, that helped me fit it snug.
Are you using a hose grommet, or just sticking the hose in the hose receiver. You should be using a grommet to make sure you get a good seal.