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Gen-X PCX40 External Water Pump

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PI1117

This item has been discontinued.

Gen-X

Features:

  • Non-corrosive polypropylene housing
  • Non-leak sealless pump
  • Highly efficient, economical type
  • Single phase motor with thermal protector
  • Allowable ambient temperature: 0 to 40C
  • Pumps are gravity feed design
  • Not allowed to run dry
  • Designed for both fresh & saltwater aquariums
  • Can handle fruit juices, mild acid, mild alkalis, salt water, nonflammable liquids and other photographic and electroplating solutions
  • Max Flow: 1190gph
  • Max Head: 22ft / 6.8m
  • Speed: 3000rpm
  • Fittings (Inlet/Outlet): 3/4in MPT / 3/4in MPT
  • Comparable to Iwaki 55RLT
  • Economical to run-1.2amps,110Volts
  • Quiet,cool running,no oiling required.
  • Fully guaranteed for 1 year against manufacturer defects
  • PSI rating 10


Manufacturer Info

Gen-X (Pacific Coast Imports)
Founded in 1988 Pacific Coast Imports has been a premier importer of quality aquarium products in the United States. With over 20 years experience, Pacific Coast Imports has been an integral part of design and maintenance in some of the worlds largest and most respected zoos and public aquariums. Founded on the principle that quality is absolutely necessary when manufacturing aquarium products.

37 Reviews

MIKE PHILLIPS from PINE BLUFF, AR UNITED STATES

03/14/2012

Experience Level: Intermediate

mak 4

exactly what i was looking for excellent pump no complaints here runs great and very quiet.

3 out of 3 found this review helpful

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California Fish from LOS ANGELES, CA

09/03/2011

Experience Level: Intermediate

Powerful Pump

I have been using the PCX40 for 6 months now and I am getting about 560-580 GHP using 3/4" ID tubing with about 18-19 ft of head (only a 40 gallon tank). Pump is much quieter and runs cooler to the touch than the Little Giant I had before. Got this when it was on sale for great price of only $143.99 and .70 cents for shipping (insurance cost I think).

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ROB from NY

08/04/2011

Experience Level: Intermediate

Gen-x pump

Great Pump, quiet, powerful, the price is right.

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AMBER from Central Ohio

04/11/2011

Experience Level: Intermediate

Just started using..

I have 2 of these in my living room. One for my skimmer and one for the return. I am amazed at how quite they are. Completely satisfied. I have the tv off and I hear the water rippling and the skimmer. Great pumps.

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CHARLES THORNTON from MANASSAS PARK, VA UNITED STATE

11/07/2010

Experience Level: Expert

Gen-X 40

Been running mine for 3 years straight with no issues. Disconnected it about 12 months ago to clean it out and was pleasantly surprised to find that there was very little build-up inside it. I run it in my basement next to the refugium and it returns water to the 90G display tank on the first floor. Total height from pump to return outlets is about 8 feet. The hum is significant but damped effectively when I put it on a piece of carpet and partially surrounded it with spare rug pieces.

6 out of 6 found this review helpful

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LISA BROWN from ORMOND BEACH, FL UNITED STATES

04/28/2010

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great pump but not quiet

Pump works great. Love the fan to help keep the motor cool but it does make it louder than my previous pump. The noise is the only thing I would like to change. It's not crazy loud but more than a hmmmm.

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Venom SS from FRISCO, TX UNITED STATES

02/08/2010

Experience Level: Expert

Reliable but noisy

I run 2 of these on my 350 gallon peacock bass tank. Like the other reviews stated, these are great pumps functionally, but very noisy. With these 2 pumps running side by side I can hear the "hum" in just about any room in the house. If noise is not a factor these are fantastic pumps for the price. But if you have these in a room where you watch TV or something like that, I would really advise to shop around for a much more quiet pump.

4 out of 4 found this review helpful

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WILSON LOUIE from Brooklyn, NY UNITED STATES

12/06/2009

Experience Level: Intermediate

Excellent Product

The other day I thought this pump was broken, I use this to drive my Bullet 2 skimmer, apprently I install the Beckett Valve backward and stoped the water flow, I took the pump out and opend it, it's just got some dust on it and was working fine, this pump has been driven my Bullet 2 for 7 years and it's still working like new. I got my money's worth

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

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JOE PALACIO from STOCKTON, CA UNITED STATES

07/24/2009

Experience Level: Intermediate

Big Joe

It's Great,Good Flow,Quite&Cool running.

1 out of 2 found this review helpful

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JON D from LYNN, MA UNITED STATES

06/11/2009

Experience Level: Intermediate

Great Pump

I've been looking for a larger pump for a while until I found this one. It's quiet, moves a lot of water, and the price is a lot lower than many others I saw. I'm using this to move water from my sump through my chiller and back up to the tank. Great product. I may buy another to keep as a backup!

1 out of 1 found this review helpful

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