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Frequently Asked Questions: DP6 Dosing Pump

This dosing pump can be programmed via its built-in controller.

The DP6 Dosing Pump has six individual heads, which will allow you to dose up to six unique additives depending on your needs.

You can program the system to dose a particular additive up to 24 times per day.

You can program the pump to dose an element a minimum of once every 30 days.

Yes, each of the dosing heads can be programmed individually on the pump to accomplish various dosing goals.

This dosing pump is compatible with standard ¼” dosing tubing.

The dimensions of this pump are 11.1” x 6.7” x 2.9”.

Yes, you should use check valves on each dosing head, and they will be included with the purchase of the pump.

This dosing pump will not be controllable through a third-party aquarium controller.

Yes, we have replacement pump heads available; however, we do not carry replacement pump motors.

This dosing pump is not designed to run more than a few minutes at a time.  Anything more than 5-10 minutes multiple times per day is excessive and will result in premature failure.  This pump is designed to dose chemicals and not for things like automatic water changes.

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