Aqua H2O ACF-2000 pump

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  1. Sons7

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    Hi,

    We have a Aqua H2O ACF-2000 pump in the garage from our earlier days with freshwater fish. Can we use this pump in a marine tank?

    Our planned tank size will be between 300-500Liters.

    Thanks
    Sons7
     
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    In general, marine pumps have parts that are resistant to salt water corrosion.

    If It does not explicitly say that it can be used for marines, I would not risk it, as it can have some metal parts that can rust / corrode.
     
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    open the pump where the impeller is. if the shaft which holds the impeller is ceramic (it will be beige in color) its safe to use in the marine tank. ceramic is not corrosive like steel. other than that everything else should be made out of plastic. if the shaft is made out of stainless steel i wouldn't recommend using the pump because even the highest grade stainless steel will eventually give in to the salt watter.
     
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    I have been using a pump with a steel shaft for the last 3 years in my tank and have never had a single issue. So yes, you can even use a pump with a steel shaft.
     
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    and from what i've read etc , the aqua h2o pumps are quite good value for money.
     
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