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Good water pump?

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Door Knob

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Joined
Feb 9, 2001
I am looking for a good water pump and I'm looking for suggestions. I want to have a completely internal water cooling setup. I was looking at the AquaCube. Its the size I am looking for but seems expensive at $50. Anyone make/mod their own? Tips and suggestions are welcome.
 

AMDGuy

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Joined
Apr 10, 2001
I picked up a MAXIJET at a fish store "Aquatic Critter". It was $33.00 and output 295gph. It's very small, at about 2" X 2" x 2.5" and easily fits into a 4x4x4 resoviore. I haven't used it yet, but the fish store highly recommended it over RIO and one of the guys there said he had one running in an aquarium for 5+ years and had never had to replace a single part. They are mag drive and the only moving part is the impeller.

More info here http://www.hydroponics.net/_scripts/_lists/details.asp?i=281200
 
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William

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Eheim, danner, and magdrive seem to be the favorites out there. Get a pump with a good flow rate at your cases height, a lot of pumps only get good rates on flat surface and have a horrible head. Those of the afore mentioned brands are good though, so get the one you feel good about.
 
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lightning

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Rio are pretty cheap and hv good rate at flat surface. it not suit for high pumping!! mag drive and Eheim are good but a bit pricy over here. mag drive had a lot of flow rate choice if compare to Eheim. but it up to ur choice!! i chose mag drive!!