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Old 02-18-2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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Best power head

Have a 30 gal tank and am going to buy a power head for it today. What is the best one to get?
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Old 02-18-2012, 05:46 PM   #2
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I just got two Hydor Koralia 750s for my 36 and it has really good circulation and the are completely quiet
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Hydor koralias seem to be one of the better ones for the price. They are quiet and stick to the glass like no other.
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Old 02-18-2012, 07:51 PM   #4
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The very best are Ecotech Vortech power heads.
EcoTech Marine MP10 Vortech Propeller Pump w/ EcoSMART Driver

The price reflects such.
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Yeah the price reflects a lot except the shine of gold.
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:41 PM   #6
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I went with the Koralia 425. The suction mechanism is supposedly the best out there and You wouldn't even be able to tell it was on without seeing the current it produces. ( it's silent) I'm impressed.
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Good choice let me tell you trying to pull it off the move it can be challenging. They don't want you taking it off the suction cups are good and the magnet is great.
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The Eco tech is definitely nice, but I would never pay that price. That's a rip off. Mine was $40
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They are great powerheads, i have 2 750s and a 550 in my 36 bowfront. You might need some more flow for yours, the 425 is kinda small.
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Old 02-18-2012, 09:48 PM   #10
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I would have gotten a 750 but the guy at my LFS told me the 425 was perfect for a 30 gal tank
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