Comparing all the Rio Plus and Rio’s high flow water pump line, with each flow in gallons and liters, with what maximum head pressure they can handle. This is a water pump demo showing aquarium flow and turn over demo. A water pump comparison. Get good flow for the right aquarium size.
Visually see how much flow they have on a normal tank set up, with some head pressure.
Which pump is right for your set-up for what your trying to do? Will the pump in the tank or below the tank? Does it need to go through a sterilizer or a filter. Know how much flow you need.
Larger pumps are adapted down to 1/2 inch tubing making more head pressure reduce to flow.
Rio Plus 90- 85 gph/321 lph 2 ft max head pressure
Rio Plus 200- 138 gph/522 lph 3 ft max head pressure
Rio Plus 600- 200 gph/757 lph 4 ft max head pressure
Rio Plus 1000- 271 gph/1026 lph 4.6 ft max head pressure
Rio Plus 1100- 382 gph/1446 lph 6 ft max head pressure
Rio Plus 1700- 642 gph/2430 lph 8 ft max head pressure
Rio HF 20- 1290 gph/4883 lph 10.8 ft max head pressure
Rio HF 26- 1590 gph/6019 lph 13 ft max head pressure
Rio HF 32- 1920 gph/7268 lph 14 ft max head pressure
American Aquarium Products Pump Specification Table:
Rio Plus Resource:
Rio HF Resource:
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