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Old 05-02-2010, 08:27 PM   #1
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Don't really need it...


but it seems that a utility pump is something good to have around the house just in case. Which would you pick?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...=ATVPDKIKX0DER

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...atalogId=10053

seems like the first two are the same...just badged differently..

http://www.plumbing-deals.com/index....detail&p=16174

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Old 05-02-2010, 09:25 PM   #2
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Yeah I have a few....

I have a spare submersible sump pump ~3000 gph (in addition to installed sump pump)
1.5 hp pool pump 96gpm = 5760 gph
350 gph submersible pump -currently being used on my solar hot tub
Pondmaster pump 515gph - may use this on the solar hot tub
* (2) pumps that can do 1500gph
*One pump capable of 5000gph

Might have some more kicking around
*these are for my SW fish tanks

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Old 05-03-2010, 05:32 AM   #3
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Yeah I have a few....

I have a spare submersible sump pump ~3000 gph (in addition to installed sump pump)
1.5 hp pool pump 96gpm = 5760 gph
350 gph submersible pump -currently being used on my solar hot tub
Pondmaster pump 515gph - may use this on the solar hot tub
* (2) pumps that can do 1500gph
*One pump capable of 5000gph

Might have some more kicking around
*these are for my SW fish tanks
Okay...

So which one would you recommend that I get if I were to want to get one?

Also, do any of your utility pumps have the auto sense feature?
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Old 05-03-2010, 08:17 AM   #4
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Which one to buy depends upon your use
3 of my pumps have high head pumping capabilities
For my salt water fish tank I recirculate water down to a system in the basement
Then pump the water 10' back up to the fish tank

Pumps will have a rating for feet (head) that they can pump
The higher you go the less gph you get
Important if you need to pump water up out of a basement

I don't have any pumps with an auto-sense
Except for the 2 sump pumps that have floats
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