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Old 09-08-2013, 10:35 AM   #11
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I'm pretty sure a 1" pvc pipe can drain 960 gph. I'm not sure about the surface skimmer though.

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Old 09-08-2013, 01:40 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by Grizz View Post
Why choke a bigger pump? That's like buying a F1 and never driving it over 30 mph. The larger pumps cost more. The more parts you add to any system the more chances for failure Yes a Mag does lose 200 gph at 3ft But not every one is hung on those Mag pumps.
Mag was merely an example. And I didn't mean greatly bigger pump. Just big enough to exceed the overflow after headloss if needed. If you can find one that will match that is better. But if you need to, go little bigger and dial it back a little bit.

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