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Hi all,

i have 6 4x18x18 tanks with a sump however no pump. Can anyone help me out with what size pump i need? I have never had a sump before and do not really understand it all. thanks.

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The DC Runner pumps are great, iv'e got a 9.5 running one rack with6 x3 ft and 1 x 4 ft,You can adjust your flow rate. check out the tech den.

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your tanks gold roughly 250litres each so youre holding about 1500 litres

so a 10000 litre an hour pump would work only catch is what your head height is, thats how high above the pump does the pump have to push the water.

so a pump that pumps 10000 litres at 2 m is going to work better than one that pumps 10000 at 1 m ,at 2 m its capacity might be 7000 litres .

dont cheap out especially if youre planning on breeding as you will need to have better turnover to accomodate the extra bio load caused by the increase in stock levels

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