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poor mans power head

smartpond 50-80 GPH Water Garden Fountain Pump $16.98 at lowes

its enough to get the top water moving



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Good price, i also like the mini pico evolution pumps and the azoo powerheads they sell for a little cheaper on line.
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Re: poor mans power head

No, I would not use that pump. If it does not say saltwaterautolinker.com autolinking image safe, the impeller shaft would more than likely fall apart.

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No, I would not use that pump. If it does not say saltwaterautolinker.com autolinking image safe, the impeller shaft would more than likely fall apart.
i have one in my 29g right now ... i will keep an eye on it. and i will let you know if it cant be used as a power head
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Re: poor mans power head

I thought this was going to be how to twist rubber bands and straws together to make some kind of propeller


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