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So I recently took the pump i had been using for my algae reactor and carbon reactor, it technically a 1060gph pump off amazon, same one I use in my mixing station and in my 55 for a return pump, I had been using it on its lowest setting for the diy algae reactor and carbon reactor. So I need to try find a suitable replacement. I liked that pump because its DC and allowed me to adjust the flowx but with ball valves I should be able to accomplish the same thing. What pumps would you all recommend that wont break the bank? I have a couple of ac pond/fountain pumps ranging from 250gph to 600gph laying around here somewhere that I could use, only issue with them is they arent marine rated, so it would have a life expectancy I would believe. I've looked at a couple of different jebao options that range between 50 and 100$, ideally I'd like to stay towards the 50$ mark but could go up a little more than that. Ideas? Thoughts? Comments/ concerns?
 
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So I recently took the pump i had been using for my algae reactor and carbon reactor, it technically a 1060gph pump off amazon, same one I use in my mixing station and in my 55 for a return pump, I had been using it on its lowest setting for the diy algae reactor and carbon reactor. So I need to try find a suitable replacement. I liked that pump because its DC and allowed me to adjust the flowx but with ball valves I should be able to accomplish the same thing. What pumps would you all recommend that wont break the bank? I have a couple of ac pond/fountain pumps ranging from 250gph to 600gph laying around here somewhere that I could use, only issue with them is they arent marine rated, so it would have a life expectancy I would believe. I've looked at a couple of different jebao options that range between 50 and 100$, ideally I'd like to stay towards the 50$ mark but could go up a little more than that. Ideas? Thoughts? Comments/ concerns?
Larger pump will work less for pressure needs and water delivery
Take a look also at SICCE which is on holiday ssles lists
 

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Larger pump will work less for pressure needs and water delivery
Take a look also at SICCE which is on holiday ssles lists
Anything Sicce makes that's near the price range he's asking for is significantly lower quality than Jebao, and very loud.
 
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