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does anyone here use a pump like this for a vivarium or terrarium or any other purpose?

im looking to get one that will run dry and is for continuous use. ive seen a few online but there is a wide range in prices, and therefore i assume a wide range in qualities. ive seen a few for $80 but thats buying from an online store.... is this a fair price? or might i be able to pick one up from another location for a better price?
 

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I don't think there are any positivie diplacement pumps that can be run dry for any length of time. The piston rings/seals burn up. Also, almost all of them are intermittant use only. The typical duty cycle is 5 minutes on/1 minute off.

Tommy
 
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