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Re: little fountain pumps

ROlesen104 at aol_com sez:
> In fact, the problem will be finding a 
>  pump which doesn't gush like a fire hydrant in order to produce the 
>  effect. Are there adjustable flow rate pumps available or could/should 
>  restrictions be placed on the plumbing itself?

Instead of restricting the pump's inlet or outlet, it usually works better to 
put a bypass  around the pump with an adjustable valve.  That way the pumps 
works under less strain; you control the flow rate by adjusting how much 
water is diverted from the output back to the pump inlet.