Pump Replacement Suggestion

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    kurt

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    I currently have/had a Little Giant WGP-95-PW pump that died. It is rated for 4280 GPH at one foot. I have no skimmer or filter and would like a suggestion or two on a pump with similar rating that can pass small debris. The flex hose that runs up to the waterfall is 1 1/2 inches and won't be replaced with a bigger hose. The top of the water fall is between 5 and 7 feet high.

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    Kurt
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    I just got back from harborfreight and the pond pumps are onsale and if you have 20 % coupon even better
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    this one is 39 dollars
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    this one is 79 dollars
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    SISSY...if thats the Pacific Hydro 2100 gph pump..its only 1/2 the flow he wants...and uses more electricity than the laguna with twice the flow. Pacific Hydros 2100gph pump is rated at 175 watts, the laguna 4200 is 170 max at peak draw. he would need 2 of those to get the flow he wants... and arent those rated for "no fish"?
     
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    DrCase Moderator Moderator

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    I second KoiGuy on the laguna the power saving and Flow is hard to beat
     
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    koiguy1969 GIGGETY-GIGGETY!!

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    i just reeived my laguna 2150 gph pump today .... my waterfall is going from 2000 gph to 3150 gph this year.... fishmates are real economical to run pumps too...my 1000gph uses 44 watts.
     
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    addy1 water gardener / gold fish and shubunkins Moderator

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    My evolution series uses, at peak draw, 160 watts, 4200 gph. So far it has been a great pump
     
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    I just posted as general info as i did not want to add a fresh topic just about pumps .Figured some one might want one for something like a stock tank for plants .I use mine for it .Says for ponds on the box and fish safe .
     
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