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Pump for water changes

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Anyone got a recommendation for a cheap pump that i can use to run water changes.  I basically just want it to move the water from the bucket on the floor to the tank at around 120cm high.  I had some old cheapo one but it gave up the ghost yesterday :(

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Reply #1

a little eheim compact would do the job :)

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Reply #2

For that, it doesn't really matter much.  Pretty much anything will do the job.  You're not going to care much about noise and efficiency, as it's just for a short duration.  I'd buy whatever fits the pipe you have, or buy what's on offer and buy pipe to fit that.

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Reply #3

I think i have a eheim compact 300 sitting here that works. couple quid postage and its yours :)

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Reply #4

I think i have a eheim compact 300 sitting here that works. couple quid postage and its yours :)
Would be perfect thanks.  PM me the details and i will pop you a few quid over  <3

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Reply #5

I'll test it tonight and get back to you if thats ok? will strip it out and clean it and make sure its working before sending any details.

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I got one of these from Fishkeeper Scotland (Maidenhead aquatics) last week. It's really handy as it fits inside 25l water bottles.

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Reply #7

There just a rebranded Whale GP1002 RV/Caravan pump  :grin:

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Reply #8

There just a rebranded Whale GP1002 RV/Caravan pump  :grin:

Probably shouldn't have paid £30 for it then should I? I bet you can get them much cheaper if you know what you're looking for. I've never been in a caravan in my life  lol

Ach well, we live and learn!

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hear you go https://www.gumtree.com/p/pet-equipment-accessories/selection-of-marine-aquarium-pumps-all-working/1289592900 much better than a carvan pump  lol lol lol lol.i guess its ok if you got all day
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