If you are going to use flexible hose then you will certainly need to secure the hose to the connections and will need to use a good quality hose clip. These hose clips have an easy tighten or loosen fastener and are especially designed to fit the normal black flexible hose we sell.
Available in the following sizes:
1/2", 3/4", 1", 1 1/4", 1 1/2" and 1 3/4"
Made from 316 Stainless Steel, they will last you many years.