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Old 02-02-2009, 09:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I wonder if someone knows of a good place to get low dose peristaltic pumps. I hear that washing machine pumps for detergent are suitable for FW fertilizer dosing (in this case food dosing too). They don't dose more than a few mL per minute, so with a digital timer off ebay you can have the pump run for 1 minute which would be equivalent. My friend bought a few of them for 50 euros. Unfortunately I haven't been able to find a dishwasher replacement part site yet where they sell spare parts. Anyone got a source for cheap pumps?
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