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Jase

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Hi There,

What size pump would you recommend for pumping water into a 3 tap chiller font?
Any particular brands, models etc.

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I take it you mean a submersible aquarium pump.
I just bought a middle of the range size pump that had adjustable flowrate. I'll dig out the brand and name tonight.
The main thing to keep in mind is the height you need to pump. The higher you need to go the bigger the pump you need.
The flow rate doesn't need to be all that fast however.

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buy an IDRA fountain pump - 2 year warranty - can attach a hose or it can be submersible.

cost is around 65.00.
I use one in my all grain system.
 

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you have to reduce the diameter of the pump inlets and outlets wouldn't you Doc?
 

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We are talking about using a pump for chilling fonts, so I bought one that had only an out connection. The inlet is bascially just a grill.
There are some pics in the gallery (in the freezer conversion section), but can take more tonight if needed.
The tube for the out fitted the copper cooling coil that goes through my font perfectly. From memory the tube is 8mm.

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Jase

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Doc said:
I take it you mean a submersible aquarium pump.
I just bought a middle of the range size pump that had adjustable flowrate. I'll dig out the brand and name tonight.
Hi Doc,

Did you have any luck with the brand and model?

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Yep dug out the destructions last night. Forgot to post.
Will get the info off them tonight and post.

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Sorry, was doing my taxes last night
 

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