Variable DC pump <2000LPH

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    Hi Sponsors,

    I'm looking for a small variable DC pump such as the Jebao DCP 1200 pump. I have space limitations and my tank is a small 40X30X30 nano, so I can't have a flow rate of more than about 2000 LPH.
     
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    mmm i think the smallest thats brought in is 3000lph
     
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    im needing 2 smaller pumps around 1500 - 2000lph for my denitrators im going to start setting up. so may just import 20 units but its not a quick solution and will take about 30 - 60 days. is AC not an option ? there are plenty of those in the market. any specific reason it must be DC?
     
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    Thanks for the info guys! I'd prefer DC as I would like to control the flow (do you get cheapish AC controllable pumps?), and they are generally a lot more smaller for the same size. I am starting a nano, and I'd prefer to have the extra space for other things in the sump. I may go the AC way any way if I can't get what I'm looking for. I have an OTP 800 ready for the tank if I don't come right. @leslie hempel if you do import a few smaller pumps I'd definitely piggy back on an order... My inlaw will be coming from England in early April so I might go that route as well... Hoping something pops up before that time though!

    Shot!
     
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    Hi @brentch we import for the stores to retail but generally dont get too much requests for the smaller DC pumps, given that i am going to be needing some i thought i may just get some in for incase.
     
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    Just buy on Amazon, you might even have it by Friday if you select the quicker shipping option.
     
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    Thanks Guys, ya @hotdog83 you're right I'll just try amazon then! :m106::m106::m106::m106:
     
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    for recirc maybe yes but for feed you don't need anything pumping so much, i'm using a neptune pmup for feed (350L/h rated) but does less than 10L/h...just mentioning before you go spending.
    Thats controlling orp tho, if you going to try a full flow way then yip understand, i couldn't get results trying that way.
     
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    I also wanted to order some for the back part of my red sea max to replace their stock pumps, Amazon was only place I could find the small ones that will ship here via someone that is not the post office.
     
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    just remeber the smaller DC pumps have very low head height pressure so AC on the smaller models will be better, i am using the DC on recuirc on closed loop to power the reactor so less pressure on pump.
     
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    going to use calcfeederpro (stepper motor for feeding)
     
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    How do you go about that? Would that be different to just putting down my residential address on the order form on amazon? Sorry, haven't done this before..
     
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    They ship via Aramex courier to your door, so just put the address you will be at during the day. I once ordered a watch on a Friday and got it on the Monday delivered to my work, so their express shipping is really quick, max a week until you have it.
     
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    Okay epic, thanks, I'll choose the expensive option, I'm impatient:m38:
     

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