Sorry for not posting sooner. Pumps have been ordered and paid for. The only catch is that since we ordered so many (over 140) they said it will probably take three weeks to ship. So we are looking at about a month. I hope that isn't too inconvenient for anyone and if it is please contact me and I can inquire from the mods about opening the list back up in case anyone needs the money back.
I'm not using a controller, Does the pump work differently under different lighting - sorry to sound like such a newb.