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Old 11-24-2012, 12:37 AM   #1
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Pump/powerhead for ATO

I just ordered my Tunze Osmolator 3155 ATO from BRS with a switched socket outlet to allow for a bigger pump/powerhead.

My question is I am building my RO/DI storage & salt mixing station about 7-8' away from the tank and want some opinions on what is a good pump or powerhead to use. The one that comes with the ATO says it is good for up to 7' of head but I don't want to chance it not being powerful enough so I ordered the switched socket outlet to allow for a choice.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 11-26-2012, 04:04 PM   #2
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Try this site http://www.reefcentral.com/. Using their calaculator you can determine the amount of gph loss for the distance/height/bends/valves in your plumbing.
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