Originally Posted by pi55edoff
Thanks for the replies. My concern with the larger diameter would be it would flow too fast and just be wasting water.
You could always recirculate the water into an ice bath, which is a common practice among many. Get a cheap pump, bucket full of ice water, and let it circulate in the loop. No excess water is wasted, and you could always dump it in the washing machine with a load of clothes when you're finished.