Pump noise

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  1. Docsuliman

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    Howzit guys.

    Can anybody give me sum advice on reducing the noise level of my pump.

    Thanks
     
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  3. nepellew

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    Hey bud from my experience of pump noise it could be the little metal rod inside the pump for the impeller that is getting worn out and making the pump noisy it is also caused by cheap pumps how long have you had the pump ???
     
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    Like everything els, quality will cost you, but last much longer. The more affordable pumps don't last that long, or at least, start making a noise.
     
  5. Docsuliman

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    It's brand new. Like I started it now. ;( this guy who did my tank seriously ripped me off. Anyway. Which one should I buy? The one I have is made by sunsun
     
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    What pump is it?
     
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    Made by sunsun. Submersible pump
     
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    They are cheap throwaway pumps. They are fine but the more expensive pumps are a lot quieter
     
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    Can u advice me on a good one. I have a 1000L tank.
     
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    Are we talking wavemakers or return pumps? Talk to perkies?
     
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    Return pumps
     
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    Diablo dc. Is so quiet it is amazing. I use one
     
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    Pop past
     
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    Descend pumps, Water Blaster range or the newer DC pumps. Both comes in a range from 3000 to 12000L/h.

    The DC pumps uses less power.
     
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    Thanks so much guys
     
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  16. mandarinman

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    Decent pumps
     
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    How many L/hr do I need?
     
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    I have a diablo 5500s that is
     
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    5500 lph and is dead quiet
     
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    I think mandarinman got you confused with somebody else or he did not realize that a quick pop in will be a 3000km round trip.
     
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    Oops
     
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