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Old 08/05/2016, 05:58 PM   #1
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K1 kalk stirrer with Paristaltic pump question and help!!!

Hi. I just bought your peristaltic pump along with your K1 stirrer. I was wondering what the best way to use the pump with the stirrer is. I know it is not a continuous pump. How many times per day is it ok to turn this on and off. I am hoping to dose 1.6 gallons of kalkwasser to my tank over 16 hours. I could have the pump run for 15 minutes every hour for the 16 hours, but is this ok for the pump? And I don't really want to do this long of a duration. I would prefer to dose for between 1-5 minutes more frequently so as to avoid any spikes. I'm not sure how many times is ok for the pump to go on and off throughout the day. I don't want to burn the pump up? What do you think? I plan on programming it through my Apex Aquacontroller.

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Is anyone out there? Anyone? Its Friday night. Everyone must be at the theater watching Finding Dory!


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Old 08/05/2016, 11:17 PM   #3
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I just read three pages deep and think I found my answer. I guess its rated at continuous duty so it doesn't matter how long or frequently the pump is turned on. I think I'll run it for 4 minutes-4 times an hour for 15 hours.
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