Pond Pump Design

Pond pumps, pool pumps, water feature pumps, marine aquarium pumps, solar pumps, and spa pumps operating costs are all being revolutionized with the new Energy Saving Pumps! The pump with a gas pedal! This adjustable horse power system has been proven by industry and power companies to save a lot of money. Order now and save 35%!

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Dynamic Head Calc Friction Loss HorsePower

Once you believe you know how much flow you want in gallons per hour (GPH); typically 1 to 2 times the size of your pond in gallons, the next factor you must determine is the dynamic pump head of your system. 

Without the dial selectable horsepower feature with the Energy Saving Pumps® you need to calculate the exact horsepower your pond requires. Then, and only then, can you choose a pump with the proper horse power. This calculation is difficult for the novice, and involves friction losses; caused by the water rubbing against the pipe, and during turns, while going through filters, UV lights, valves, unions, T's, etc. You also need to know the flow going through the piping system, and the pipe diameters.

Next, even with the proper horse power, your piping system limits how much flow you can get. For instance, don't expect to get more than 1,800 gallons per hour through a 1 1/2" pipe without greatly increasing the pump head, and required horsepower; see http://www.MoneySaverPumps.com/tdh,htm and the following table:

PIPE SIZE

MAX. FLOW GPM

MAX. FLOW GPH

1/2 " 3.5 210
3/4" 6 360

1

10

600

1 ¼"

20

1,200

1 ½"

30

1,800

2"

60

3,600

2 ½"

100

6,000

3"

175

10,500

One of the most ridiculous statements is, "you want low horse power and high flow". That is not how it works; high horsepower gives you high flow; low horse power gives you low flow. In fact low horse power can result in no-flow at all. When you see a pump that says "maximum pump head", that means any pump head greater than that will result in no flow at all.

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