Hi folks, I am building a new sump and I am replacing my return pump. I currently have a March external pump that pushes 1020 gph
, about 870gph at a 6 ft head which is about what I am dealing with in my setup. I am looking for something quieter and submersible. My tank is a 125gal and the new sump will probably hold about 30gal
At first, I was looking for something to match my previous pump, and was considering a danner mag-drive 12 which is about the same, maybe a little higher flow...
I got some feedback on another thread that suggested that he likes lower flow on his return pump (only about 3x tank volume) so that the flow through his sump/fuge is slower. He then ups the tank flow with powerheads.
That got me thinking, so I wanted to get more opinions from this awesome knowledgable group! Which side of the fence do you fall on? Also, any recommendations on a brand of pump that you like (or any you dislike)?