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pump sizing

Posted By: christin <christin_brandon@hotmail.com>
Date: Saturday, 8 July 2000, at 12:27 a.m.

I currently use a Lee's brand gravel siphon cleaning system. I don't feel that there is enough water pressure from the sink to do an adequate job pulling debris out of the gravel. I'm considering buying a pump to supplement this system, but I'm not sure what size to buy. Since the tanks are in seperate rooms, I use about 50 feet of line befor the water gets to the sink. None of the tanks are any higher that about 4 feet(top of water level). I'd appreciate any assistance on size or recommended brands.
 

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