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RE: [APD] Re: Fertilizer Dosing Pump
Exactly which model(s) did you purchase and why? I have been considering the
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> From: aquatic-plants-bounces+adam=aronson_net at actwin.com
> [mailto:aquatic-plants-bounces+adam=aronson_net at actwin.com]
> On Behalf Of David Grim
> Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 3:26 PM
> To: Aquatic Plants Mailing List
> Subject: [APD] Re: Fertilizer Dosing Pump
> Paul Byham wrote:
> >Does anyone know of a battery operated fertilizer dosing pump other
> the one made by Eheim?
> Go to this website: www.aptinstruments.com
> APT Instruments sells low volume delivery peristaltic dosing
> pumps. You can get a pump that will deliver as little as 2-3
> ml of liquid ferts over a period of 10-15 minutes. I wanted
> to automate TMG delivery to a 30 gallon planted tank, but the
> dosage was so small I did it manually until I came across
> this company.
> I bought two of the SP100 series, one for a 240 gallon plated
> tank and one for the 30 I mentioned above. The pump will
> deliver different volumes per minute depending on the
> cycles/minute of the pump and the ID of the tubing you
> select. Worth every penny, and very affordable compared to
> other peristaltic pumps on the market. Use a digital timer
> with it and run the pump the number of minutes necessary to
> deliver the volume of ferts you need.
> I'm very happy with mine.
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