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Water pump suggestions

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Hi Alan,
Which water pump brand and model would you reccomend? I'm planning to set up a sump for my 48gl tank.

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Depends on how high it has to go. I'm a Magdrive fan. Just incredibly dependable for me over the years. Remember to take the head into consideration when you decide. I'm pretty sure they have a chart for what the outflow looks like at X feet of head.
I should've added that I've had over a dozen over the years and ran into exactly one problem with a cracked ceramic shaft that was a snap to replace. The two 9.5's I currently use are approaching a ripe age of 10 years or so.
I have had great success with Rio pumps, myself.
Pretty inexpensive compared to most others.
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