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RE: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #815

> I have an RO system and I store the water in a garbage can until I'm ready
> to use it.  I'd like to come up with a system where I pump the
> water out of
> the can and right into the tank for water changes.  I was looking at some
> little pumps at the LFS today, but the guy told me that they can
> pump water
> only so far up (implying that the water would never make it out
> of the can).
> The garbage can is about 30-40 feet away from the tank.  If
> anyone is doing
> something like this, I'd like to hear your solutions and what to
> look for in
> a suitable pump.

Pet Warehouse has a large selection of water pumps that would probably work.
In particular, the "Thresher Shark" was one I was looking at for a while.
100-310 gph, 86" max head, $35.00.  There are a bunch of others too, but the
catalog doesn't always spec the max height (or head) for them.