Boyu TL-550 Return pump is shot

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  1. TheGrove

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    Hi, so got me a used TL-550 but the return pump is poked, making one helleva noise and not moving much water.

    Anyone know somewhere in the Cape Town area, preferably close to Century City that I can get a new pump for the marine, doesn't have to be Boyu but anything reasonably priced and decent quality.
     
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    Any petstore that keep fishtank accesories will stock aquarium pumps...
     
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    Make sure you get a ceramic shaft pump. Eheim is a great pump it is quiet, good performance and has a 3 year guarantee. When using cheaper pumps I have often had bum impeller which sticks and needs manual starting.
     
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    You can even buy the exact pump from builders warehouse in their pet section....:)
     
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    Check at Emporers Aquarium. They in Montague Gardens.
     
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    I replaced mine a week ago. Aquatic have the same unit on their shelves SP102 -1600. You just need to change the connections to fit into the tank, the ones that come with the new unit are too big.
     
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