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RE: [APD] Re: Eheim for sump pump
You want to shoot for 3-4 times total tank volume per hour. So, if you
have a 90 gallon, you want a pump that will do at least 360 gph.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Billionzz at aol_com [mailto:Billionzz at aol_com]
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 10:05 PM
> To: aquatic-plants at actwin_com
> Subject: [APD] Re: Eheim for sump pump
> >>>I'd suggest instead that you use a submersible pump in
> your sump to
> return water to your tank. Then run your Eheims off the sump
> so that they pull water from the sump and return water to
> the sump. With this approach you can size the submersible
> return pump to get the constant circulation rate you want.
> You can also service your canister filters without turning
> off the return pump. ~Tim<<<
> What would be a good circulation rate to shoot for?
> Bill VanHorn
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