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What Size Pump

    …more information on sizing a waterfall pump. We have a wide variety of Waterfall Pumps available to get the flow you want. * UV Clarifiers or Pressure Filters typically have a recommended pump size for optimal use. Check your manual or the product page to determine what pump size is recommended but…
    …provide while boosting the your home's value and curb appeal. Take your time when looking at the different types of water features and choose what's best for you it will be well worth your investment. Creating a water feature is a fun and exciting process consisting of endless designs and limited…
    …it is important to consider what tubing will be used to move your water from Point A to Point B. Tubing is rated with a maximum gallons per hour (GPH) flow rate for easy comparison with your pump's capacity. Using undersized tubing puts extra back pressure on the pump which can cause it to fail…
    …add a ball valve as reducing the flow rate can put extra back pressure on your pump. The best option is to size a pump that best fits your feature. If you are in the market for a pump check out this article on sizing pumps or call our experts for some suggestions. * 90° Elbow: If you have tight…
    …particles clump together to be removed by your mechanical filter. When selecting a UV clarifier you will need to take your pond and pump size into account. If your pump is too large the particles will not be exposed to the UV radiation long enough to damage the cell walls. Another thing to keep in…
    …the size of the basin. Don't forget to add a pump vault for easy access to your pump.Go with a Kit If you aren't trying to customize a large waterfall consider investing in a pond free waterfall kit. They contain all components you'll need - from underlayment and liner to a waterfall box pump basin…
    …fish population in relation to your pond's size then the added filtration will be a much appreciated addition. Moreover the SolidFlo™ Pump is sturdy to enough to handle heavier debris loads and allow particles up to ¼ to pass through the pump. If you will be getting a lot of leaves…
    …calculate which size liner and underlayment is needed for your project. Use the article Calculate Liner Size to help with your equations. * Pump: A pump needs to be strong enough to move the water without being too powerful that it splashes everywhere. Not sure how to choose your pump? Check out…
    …As for what to do with the pump store it for the winter in a bucket of water in an area that will not freeze. This keeps the seals on the pump supple and stops them from drying out which can render the pump no longer waterproof. If water gets into the inner workings of the pump it can ruin the pump.
    …fish will overwinter just fine without a heater--even if temperatures drop below freezing. When selecting a de-icer make sure to check what the maximum pond size the unit is rated for. Each manufacturer recommendation does vary but in general de-icers with greater wattages can be used in larger…