Choosing the Proper Pond Pump

 


Article by: Gerry Fung

Whether you have a preformed or a liner pond, , Floral Garden and Landscape Toupees a pond , Easy Tips For Planting Garden Bulbs pump is a paramount component of any water , Floral Garden and Landscape Toupees feature. Stagnant bodies of water , Garden Planning attract mosquito infestations, which are a nuisance, and also undesirable, due to the recent outbreaks of the West Nile virus. Therefore, it is paramount that you utilize a pond , A Beautiful Garden of Flowers pump that circulates your body of water. , Gardens

Pumps are available in both submersible and external (out-of-pond) models. For the smaller pond , How to Choose the Right Bulbs for Your Spring Flower Garden (up to 1000 gallons of water), a submersible pump , Ceiling Patio Heaters is the more economical and practical option. Submersible pumps , Garden Planning can be placed directly in the pond , How to Grow Apples and require relatively little installation. They are free of distracting noise, and for smaller ponds, , Floral Garden and Landscape Toupees can easily be utilized to drain your pond , Planting Bare Root Roses (if you hook up a hose to the output flow).

In the old days, the main disadvantage of submersible pumps , A Low Maintenance Landscape Can Save You Money was that the pump , The Truth About Geraniums seal could rupture and release oil coolant into the water. , A Beautiful Garden of Flowers However, this is not the case nowadays, because newer pumps , Teak Patio Table - Why You Need One are magnetic-driven, and no longer require coolant. "Mag-driven"¬Ě pumps , The Most Essential Gardening Equipment are slightly more expensive, but they have the added advantage of consuming less electricity. , Tulip Bulbs - Fall is the Time to Prepare the Perfect Spring Flower Garden

Pumps are sized by gallons per hour (GPH) output at one foot of lift or height. Manufacturers , Azalea 'My Mary' usually offer charts that break down the power , Kirengeshoma palmata of each size pump , Waterlilies according to incremental heights of one foot. It is recommended that you circulate your body of water , How to Reduce Pollution Using a Robotic Lawn Mower at least once every 2 hours. Therefore you will need to size your pump , A Look at Planting Flower Bulbs to ensure that it has half the GPH rating as the volume of your pond , A Low Maintenance Landscape Can Save You Money in gallons. For example, if you have a 1000 gallon water , The Truth About Geraniums feature, you will require at least a 500 GPH pump. , Teak Patio Table - Why You Need One

Calculating the proper pump , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away for waterfalls , Easy Tips For Planting Garden Bulbs is a bit trickier, because you must estimate your waterfall's height. To do so, you must measure the vertical height from the top of your pump , y, Fun Garden Plants to the top of your waterfall. , How to Grow Apples In addition, you must add another foot of height or lift for every 10 feet of hosing you will be using (this will allow for loss of volume from resistance within the hose). To calculate the required pump , Watering and Tending to Your Bamboo Plant Correctly GPH, a general rule of thumb is that each inch of width of the channel will require an extra 100 GPH. For example, if your stream or waterfall , Garden Planning spillway will be 10 inches wide, you will need a pump , Frame Your Garden With Edging that produces an excess flow of 1000 GPH at your waterfall's height.

If you plan , Flowering Trees - How to Make Your Garden Shady and Beautiful at the Same Time on having fish, , Floral Garden and Landscape Toupees your water , Growing and Harvesting Rose Hips circulation demands will be drastically increased. Fish , y, Fun Garden Plants rely on the oxygen in the water , Feng Shui Interprets Your Garden Features to survive, hence a proper pump , Pond Spitters Are The Perfect Way To Accentuate Your Pond With Style for a fish pond , The Truth About Geraniums must ensure that extra oxygen is both introduced into the pond, , Easy Tips For Planting Garden Bulbs and distributed throughout the pond. , How to Grow Apples The general rule of thumb is that you must double your pump , Easy Tips For Planting Garden Bulbs GPH if you plan , How to Choose the Right Bulbs for Your Spring Flower Garden on raising fish. , Planning a Vegetable Garden An example of a pump , The Truth About Geraniums that would be appropriate for fish , Gardening for Seniors and the Physically Challenged is GardenSuperMart's UltraFlo line of pumps. , Garden On The Cheap These pumps , How to Grow Apples have oxygen intake valves and an unique air/water air , Give a Bird a Home; Leave a Legacy mix system which effectively increases the oxygen concentration in your pond. , Gardening for Seniors and the Physically Challenged

The advantage of GardenSuperMart's low-maintenance, magnetic-driven UltraFlo pump , A Look at Planting Flower Bulbs kits is that they contain a sealed unit with a large enclosure that prevents debris from clogging the water , Winterizing Tips for Your Lawn and Garden intake. The UltraFlo line of pumps , Properly Watering Hillside and Sloped Landscaping starts at 200 GPH, and increase up to 660 GPH. All UltraFlo pump , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away kits come complete with a telescopic riser and diverter and 3 fountain heads.

If you require a more powerful pump, , Watering and Tending to Your Bamboo Plant Correctly GardenSuperMart also has a SuperFlo line of pump , Waterlilies kits that can provide up to 1585 GPH. All SuperFlo kits come complete with a telescopic riser and diverter, 4 fountain heads, and a sponge pre-filter. An optional SuperFlo Mechancial and Biological filter can also be added to the pump , Planning a Vegetable Garden to provide additional water , The Most Essential Gardening Equipment filtration for your fish. , Azalea 'My Mary'

Both the SuperFlo and the UltraFlo pumps , How to Grow Apples can be purchased online , Lawn Care Tips - Six Easy Steps to a Great Lawn at GardenSuperMart's store, www.buypond.com. In late May 2005, GardenSuperMart will also introduce a new line of MaxFlo waterfall , Robotic Lawn Mowers Keep Burglars Away pumps that can provide up to 2780 GPH of pumping power. , The Secret to Pruning Apple Trees Please stay tuned for further news and details.
Gerry Fung is the Vice President of GardenSuperMart, http://www.GardenSuperMart.com

More information , Backyard Landscaping Ideas about their pond , Teak Patio Table - Why You Need One pump lines can be obtained from buypond.com

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