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     Waterfall/Pump Sizing Q&A

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In this issue:
Today's Pond Q&A - Waterfalls and Pump Sizing
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Question>

We would like to let you know how much we enjoy your site.  We have question how strong of a submersible pump do we need in our pond.  It is approx. 10,000 gal. with a 10ft waterfall.  We would appreciate if you can help us.

Thank you
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Answer

Hi,

Thanks for your kind comments..

The general rule is that you would like a pump that turns over the pond volume roughly once per hour, although less is ok on larger ponds.

Depending on how much water you would like to move, and how strong of a waterfall - I would recommend a 5,000 to 10,000 gallon per hour pump. However, I would definitely recommend using an energy efficient external pump vs. a submersible pump.

Submersible pumps burn up to 5 times as much energy, and can really run up your bill. Our best high flow pond pumps are the Artesian and the Wunderflo pumps, which you can view here:

Artesian:
http://www.macarthurwatergardens.com/pumps/Performance_pro/pump_products.shtml

Wunderflo Pumps:
http://www.macarthurwatergardens.com/Aquabead/WunderFlo.html


For filtering your pond, we recommend an AlphaOne biological filter system:

AlphaONE Filters:
http://www.macarthurwatergardens.com/Aquabead/alpha1_Filters.html
 

Aquabead Filters:
http://www.macarthurwatergardens.com/Aquabead/Aquabead_Filters.html

Complete Systems
http://www.macarthurwatergardens.com/Aquabead/aquabead-products.shtml

Hope this helps,

MWG

 
 
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