"I am also interested in any 12VDC pumps that are reasonably priced for running a system that I am planning on adding in the future. The only pumps readily available to me are bilge pumps at the local WalMart. While I can find one with the desired…"
"I'm about to begin testing a 12-volt pump but it will likely be months before I will know whether to recommend it. I'm going to run continuously from my solar system with 12-volt for aeration only and pump from tank to beds…"
"I currently run with no inverter but am also only aerating at night and pumping during the day. I see the same results as George, with two 175w panels and two 6v T105 trojans, and 50w charge controller. I believe to work correctly I will need…"
"Hi all I'm still building my system with plans to keep native species for outdoor AP and live in the bay area as well. Like the idea of not needing to heat tanks for native species/cold water fish.
Jon would be interested in sac perch…"
"I'm using three 195 watt panels with two 12-volt AGM batteries, inverter, 50 watt pump, pumping continuous and I've yet to go more than a week or a little more without putting a charger on my batteries. In case of power outage,…"
Hi all, new here and looking for solar pump, battery backup as options for AP.Been searching for DC 12V pump solar combo but having a hard time sourcing a robust system. Looked at Oase Nautilus line of solar products but it's been discontinued. Perhaps you can recommend a system that works well for you?As another option:Anyone use the Goalzero Escape150 solar battery system for AP? Plan using for 300g tank, pumping 24/7, will this work?Thanks in advance and looking forward to hearing your…See More
Had the great pleasure of meeting a fellow CA Aquapon, Andy from Santa Barbara. Got me to thinking we shouldn't be left out. There is a Florida and Colorado group so there has to be one from CA. Besides we can share links, ideas and suppliersSee More
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