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Old 02-06-2016, 08:46 AM   #1
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Need help in selecting a pump for my water change system

Hey everyone I need some help. I'm looking for a new pump for my water draining. I currently use a Countryline 1/12 HP pulling 8-12 ft head and will drain about 2-2 1/2 gallons a minute. I change probably around 100 gallons daily and 300 twice a week. The main issue is how loud this thing is. I'm looking for something that can get to about 5 gallons a min ++ and be more quite. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 02-06-2016, 09:04 AM   #2
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Discus link doesn't work for me and sorry I don't Facebook so can't help you from there.
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Old 02-06-2016, 09:14 AM   #3
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Scuba. This is the pump I want to replace. Just can't seem to find best pump for my situation and was hoping someone here could give me som advise.



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Old 02-06-2016, 09:19 AM   #4
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Got it Jim , hard plumbed into the system from what I see there. I have what they refer to as a utility pump I was going to use for my saltwater , when I get a few minutes I will check the rating on it. As far as noise that doesn't bother me since it is in the basement and I will only use it to fill. I syphon to the sink to drain.
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Thanks scuba my pump is in a pantry near the bedrooms so noise is a concern since I do WC's at all hours. I work swing shifts so my WC schedule changes but happens everyday without question


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Old 02-06-2016, 09:07 PM   #6
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Draining to sink just takes too long I do 100 - 300 gallons a day. I have a new return pump so I can fill at around 5-6 gallons a min. Like to find a drain pump that would equal or beat that.


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