The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Closed Loop filtration and pump placement
View Single Post
Old 11-26-2012, 08:26 PM   #12
wkndracer
Planted Tank Guru
 
wkndracer's Avatar
 
PTrader: (68/100%)
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Citrus County,Florida
Posts: 6,180
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by xmas_one View Post
Pumps push. Never pull.
True true but I decided to go with a Little Giant 3 MDQX SC here and what a horse of a pump! Flow is not an issue used as a return pump on my DIY sump. In 3yrs I checked the impeller housing twice and regretted it. Checked twice and it was clean except for tannin staining both times and no wear.
* remember to drop oil on the bearings
__________________
The Fraternity of Dirt
If at first you don't succeed,,, keep kicking it
RubberSideDownOnTheLanding,
2-75g planted, 5-55g planted, 5-20g planted, 110g w/30g sump, 8-10g, Refugium, doghouse/newbie
2012 update adding table top pleco pans & a 90g (Nutz)
wkndracer is offline   Reply With Quote