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Does anyone have ideas on how to convert a water pump for a coy pond to solar? Answered

My fiancee and I are installing a coy pond for my Mom and I am looking for the best, cheapest way to convert a water pump to solar. The spot it will take is partial sun, but if the panels need to be moved to a brighter area that can be arranged.

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Kiteman (author)2009-04-30

It depends on the actual pump - is it DC or AC? If it's AC, does it run via a transformer (so maybe it's really DC)? So, more details about the pump would be useful.

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pikaomega (author)Kiteman2009-05-02

Well, we haven't gotten that far yet. We're still in the process of digging, lining and walling it off. What would be the best type to get?

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Kiteman (author)pikaomega2009-05-02

If you haven't got the pump yet, why not get pumps that are already solar? I have seen solar aeration pumps and solar fountains on ebay, so that's a good place to start.

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