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Old 09/24/2007, 01:07 AM
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Quiet external pump to replace Gen-X PCX-40?

Does anyone have any suggestions? The Gen-X PCX-40 works well, but it seems pretty loud. Would a Sequence Reeflo Dart work, and are they quiet? This is for a return pump for my 90 gallon.
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Old 09/24/2007, 07:02 AM
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Bump. Anyone?
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Old 09/24/2007, 08:31 AM
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how much head is there from your sump?
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Old 09/24/2007, 09:58 AM
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There is about 55-57" height. The return pump goes through a UV sterilizer and a chiller before returning to the pump, though.
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Old 09/24/2007, 10:00 AM
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I think the reefflo dart would be a good choice.
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Old 09/24/2007, 10:19 AM
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actually, a dart is not meant to deal w/ any head whatsoever.

personally, I stick with Iwaki or equivalent blue line/pan world pumps.

they are comparatively quieter than gen-x's IMHO.
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Old 09/24/2007, 10:23 AM
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Love my Pan World. Remove the fan shroud, super quiet for an external pump.
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Old 09/24/2007, 10:51 AM
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Pardon my ignorance, but what is the fan shroud? I was wondering if this will help with my Gen-X noise.
 

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