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Old 04-30-2003, 11:24 PM   #1
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Can I replace my power filter with my refugium?

I have received my hang on refug. but their is not enough room for my power filter now.

Do I need to have a power filter on my tank? My only other mechanical filtration is a protein skimmer.


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Old 04-30-2003, 11:41 PM   #2
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If you have a sufficient amount of LR, you do not need the power filter at all. You may, depending on how much flow you have in the tank, need to add a powerhead to make up for the flow from the power filter. It's best to have about 10x flow (75gal tank = 750 gph) in the tank, although you can have more if you wish. Reefrunner has about 30x in his tank and I have almost that much in mine.
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filter, refugium

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