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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-24-2005, 12:17 AM Thread Starter
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DIY Mister Q

I am looking at setting up a automated mister. Timer is not an issue, but the pump is.
Head will be ~6ft, I know they make piston pumps that have a PSI rateing but what about a standard magdrive type pump (submersed) on the timer to do the same job?
What kind of GPH would you need to get the proper pressure on something like:
3/4" PVC up the back of the Viv, ball valve to decrease pressure if it is too high.
Any thoughts?
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-22-2006, 09:27 PM
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for my rainmachine,mister i use a submersible pump that does 220 gallons an hour, check out on google. or on my website
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