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Discussion in 'Pumps and Waterflow' started by mandarin, 10 Sep 2010.

  1. mandarin

    mandarin

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    I'm a bit confused, is there any difference between a fresh water and saltwater pump. I was at a LFS to buy a pump and the person who helped me said that the spesific pump is saltwater ready, i asked him to explain but he couldn't tell me. Has it got something to do with the shaft or casing. I know the pumps i use has ceramic impellers but besides that is there something else i'm missing.
     
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    some pumps have metal shaft that would rust
     
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    some pumps come with ceramic shafts, titanium shafts, stainless shafts....stainless will rust

    some fresh water pumps also come with a stainless casing on the impelloer magnet itself which rusts
     
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