Originally Posted by protectingtheus
Thanks. So the pump motor/filter won't be impacted by any junk in the tank? Also, will it suck up my crushed coral base? And the final, if I change to a sand base, will it suck up all that too? Sorry for all the questions. Just want to make sure I don't spend $40 and then think of everything after.
Uhmm, no, those and most pumps will jam if they suck up debris.
I assumed you simply meant for changing water, not for sucking out sand and stuff.
If you need one that can handle debris and gravel there is this one, a Sicce Dirty Water pump that will allow junk to pass through;
Aquarium Water Pumps : Amazon.com: Sicce SyncraDW 2.0 Dirty Water Pump, 568gph