Speck Porpoise Pump and Salt water

Discussion in 'Pumps and Waterflow' started by dallasg, 25 Apr 2012.

  1. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hi all,

    I need to use a speck porpoise pump for my new salt water project, are these safe for tank use and what mods if any will i need to do?

    thanks
     
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    what is the ratings on that pump. Litres delivered and Wattage consumed.

    At Idol they got another 9000L/h pump at 90W. It will cost more on the initial outlay, but a lot of running cost savings .
     
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    You will get a year use then it will have to be replaced.
     
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    you lucky to get a year out of it the seal will not last and it will rust
     
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    Thanks, I spoke to speck and there is a seal/head I can get and they say works well
     
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    Hi Dallas! I also looked into these pumps a while back! (Badu45) Talked to Chris (Think that was his name) from Spec and he told me they replace the original seal with a Silicon Carbite, Viton seal! Then youl be sorted!

    The only thing is the seal was the same prise as the pump!
     
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