Low Wattage Return Pump

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  1. Pads

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    High guys, I'm looking prices on low wattage return pumps that will
    pump between 3500 - 4500 l/h.

    Ideally it should be silent as well but the wattage is the most important.

    Thx
     
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    so u want a water blaster or an eheim a tunze or a sicce
     
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    I'm using a LifeTech pump from builders, 3000l/h if i remember correctly, uses 38watt and cost me about R350, the bigger ones also low wattage and same noise level as the OTP2000 on my skimmer.
     
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    i can supply you sicce pumps.
    3800 lph.........R 795.00.............67 watts
    5800 lph.........R 1150.00............90 watts
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Ocean Runner 3500 approx 5300-3700lt for 68w.. excellent pump
     
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    Thx okes!
     
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    What would the head height be, I have been looking for a chnage myself, but I need flow of around 1500l at a height of 2.3 meters.
     
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    Pump silence

    Go to www.tunze.com and look at 1073.020 Rreturn pump silence then give me a shout
     
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    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Rio Hyperflow is not too bad and not too expensive. I bought a 3000lph for R300 and something rand, I think it's 30watts - will check tonight ;)
     
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    Singularity Hmmm amper!

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    the 3000lph Tunze silence is 42W
     
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    Hey Pat,

    I have a 2200ltr hour with head of 2.1 meters rated at like 28 watts I think...will check tonight! Use it for my sump!
     
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    My head will be around 1.4m - 1.5m. My tiny sump is only 100l max and running at about 75-80l so I don't want a ridiculous amount of flow over it. Prob 1000 - 1200 l/h.
    That should be enough. Also depends if I mod my Skimmer into a recirc. Then I suppose I could have a little more.
     
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    Was checking them out but couldn't seem to find a product chart anywhere :banghead:
    I presume I'd be looking at the same flow as you've got. How has it been running?
     
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    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    I've had no issues with mine, was running for 11 months before I broke the tank down. Will still be using it with my new tank.
    I forgot to look last night :p, I'll see if I still have a box with specs and heads, etc - will let you know.........



    .......if I remember :whistling:
     
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