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I am looking at a pump for my sump which needs a flow rate of 1200gph @ 5ft head.

What is the best brand pump, obviously there is no definitive answer, it comes down to preference and function? But what do most people use?
 

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I use the Little Giant 4-MDQX-SC. Gives me right about 1200gph at 5' head. The mag drive MD18 is another option if you want an internal pump that sits in the sump.
 

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The one thing that needs to be answered is if the pump will be submerged or external? Are you looking for the most energy efficient pump? After answering we can go from there.

I also don't know what products you have available to you being in Australia.
 

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in my sump im useing a rio hf 32 that does 1500gph @ 4 feet of head
 

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Irkedcitizen, i would prefer a submersible pump. not really that worried about energy efficiency, more concerned with noise level
 

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I don't know what you have access to down under but Danner mag drives are good and so are Dolphin pumps. Along with a bunch of others you'll just have to kind of look around at what's available there.

The Danner mag drive 18 that was already mentioned runs 1150gph at 6' of head so it should run more at 5' head.
 
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