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Old 01-14-2008, 09:28 PM   #1
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Gyre Tanks

Goes any one have any experience with these?

If so what are some pros and cons?

If for instance I wanted to get some corals that required moderate flow would a gyre tank create too much flow and be bad for the coral.

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That's a pretty neat idea. I just did a little bit of reading. The con I can see is if you have different corals that like different flows. I could be wrong but it seems you would need to put in only corals that need specific flows (low flow, medium flow or high flow). You might be able to get corals with like flows or close to that (like low to medium, medium to high) but that is just a guess. Maybe the more experienced reefers could help out a lot more.

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I've always seen gyre tanks that have the rock and corals up on a platform so that the current can circulate better.

I would think a tank with a lot of stony corals would be a good option, but I have no experience with those type of tanks.

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Decent article on them...

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