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Old 04-19-2010, 08:47 PM   #1
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Pumping a long way

I need some advice on what kind of pump to buy that would allow me to fill up and do water changes on a marine FOWLR 120G from my basement resevoir to my upstairs tank traveling approximately 75 feet in length and approximately 8 feet vertical. I was considering a Mag 18 to do the job.

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You'll need a high pressure pump. You have 8 feet of head without taking into account the flow resistance of 75 feet of tubing. I'd probably look at a pump that's rated for a decent flowrate with at least 16 feet of head pressure.

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Look for a pump like the jackhammer... There's another one I'm thinking of but I can't remember the freaking name. Check marinedepot.com because they have great prices on pumps. They usually have discounts regularly too...
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