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Eheim Universal Hobby Pump

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Pumping aquarium water is now made simple with the Eheim 1046 Pump. Measuring 5 3/4" long x 3" wide x 4 1/4" high, Eheim 1046 from Pet Store is a centrifugal pump that is perfect for outdoor use and for permanent assembly abov...
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Eheim Universal Hobby Pump Information

Eheim pumps have superior quality ; ceramic shaft, ceramic and carbon bearing.  These pumps are suitable for use in or out of fresh or salt water.  These pumps are nearly silent and have low energy consumption.  

Eheim 1046 Universal Pump:
  • Pump Output: 79 gph
  • Delivery Head: 3`11"
  • Power Consumption: 5 W (115V)
  • Hose Connection (Suction Side): 1/2"
  • Hose Connection (Pressure Side): 3/8"
  • Dimensions: 5.7" x 3.0" x 4.1"
  • Weight: 1.8 lbs

Centrifugal pump suitable for permanent use, both above and below water.

Not Self-priming.

Integrated pre-filter. Suction intake nozzle for hose connections. Can be unscrewed and sealed if suction is effected via pre-filter.

Variable attachment base for optimum assembly.

Models 1046, 1048, 1250 Performance Curve
1046: Max Pump Output: 79gph, Max Delivery Head: 3`11``, Max Power: 5W
1048: Max Pump Output: 158gph, Max Delivery Head: 4`11``, Max Power: 10W
1250: Max Pump Output: 317gph, Max Delivery Head: 6`7``, Max Power: 28W
Eheim Universal Water Pump 1046, 1048, 1250 Performance Curve
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Eheim Universal Hobby Pump Reviews

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Not great for Reactors??? Product Review by Reef man (Posted on 3/19/14)
Below Average

Comments: I see these installed on calcium reactors all the time, have been using powerheads. So i needed new pump as the old powerhead went on the fritz's, so i tried the Eheim 1046 pump, Well it's only been installed maybe 6 months and the impeller has destroyed itself. The impeller was very clean and no signs of sediment or something that destroyed it. I will buy another impeller and see if it happens again, is it does, i will have to find something more dependable, as i have several Eheim pumps and they work great. Maybe Eheim's on Calcium reactors is not a good thing.

Suitable for dialysis Product Review by IAN MAKI (Posted on 2/26/14)

Comments: Eheim is the BMW of the marine aquarium world: solid engineering, premium performance, and impeccable quality. I have used Eheim since I was a boy living in Berlin, and have never been disappointed by them, ever. I operated one Eheim filter for at least a decade before it fried in a lightning strike. If you need any more convincing, do know that this firm also makes pumps used for kidney dialysis.

Eheim 1262 Product Review by Bogg (Posted on 2/26/14)

Comments: Silent, built well, easy to clean. I have 3 on my tank and would not use any other.

Great Pump - Misleading specs Product Review by rtrumps (Posted on 2/26/14)

Comments: Let me start off by saying Eheim pumps are fantastic!!! I have 2 of them on my calcium reactor and have never had a problem, unlike some other company's blue pumps I have.

The specs are misleading, it's advertised to have a 1/2 input and output. This is definitely not the case. I don't know what size they are but they are definitely not 1/2.

I just bought a pump that I can't use for the intended purpose, but Eheim pumps are great and I'll figure out a way to use it someway.

Please change the specs and buyer beware!!!!!!!!!!!

Excelent little pump Product Review by Nestor Velez (Posted on 2/26/14)

Comments: Im using this pump with my calcium reactor now for 8 months and no problems whatsoever runs very cool no noise and always starts up right away after maintenence great little pump worth every penny.

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