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Consider various operating conditions and system expansions in your decision.
Planning for a potential system expansion and sizing or selecting the pumps with this in mind would certainly be an easier challenge to overcome rather than learning later the expansion would cause the entire system to not function as needed. Not to mention all the other issues this could introduce.
Flow analysis software streamlines the pump sizing and selection process and allows users to accomplish more than typical hand calculations or spreadsheets allow.