Return Pump Noise

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Jeff Rehling, Dec 29, 2018.

  1. rygh

    rygh BOD

    +1 on a short bit of vinyl hose to isolate vibration.

    You can also tightly zip-tie a decent sized rock to it, to dampen vibration.
    Connect it up where pipe exits, not pump sitting on the rock.
    Rock cannot touch tank sides.
     
  2. Gablami

    Gablami Guest

    If you’re trying to make it as efficient as possible, I find barb fittings narrow the lumen significantly and increase head pressure right as the flow is exiting the pump. If you can reduce noise without barb fittings that would be ideal.


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  3. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer Past President

    That is true, but you can also go up a size, say fron 3/4" to 1" then do a barb to maintain size
     
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