Advice choosing return pum

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  1. Eight

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    Hi guys,

    I need advice please. Im looking for a return pum for my new system. I need Something that will give me 1000 a 1200L at a head of 1.2m. My important criteria:

    Needs to be fairly quiet
    Needs to use as little power as possible
    Needs to be reliable
    Cost

    I have searched the forum and found the following info on the following pumps.

    Sicce Silent: Can be noise, hit and miss. Are they reliable

    Eheim: Reliable, quiet. Where can I find one in JHB/Pta? Which model for my needs?

    Boyau DC: Not reliable, can be loud?

    All advice appreciated.
     
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  3. mitchel

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    I'm running a Eheim pump for 7 years non stop and not had one any problems with it.
     
  4. RiaanP

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    Get a pump from your local LFS with 1 or 2 years guarantee.
    In case something goes wrong, it is not a mission to go back to the shop.
     
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    Does not really matter which brand, as long as its a reliable pump, as long as it is from a shop close by.
     
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    Look at the DC pumps available at your lfs. They are very nice and can be adjusted to suit your needs. The jebao or Jecod or Red devils from Andre are very nice pumps.
     

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