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Old 08-20-2004, 11:08 PM   #1
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Maxi Jet 1200's

I have been playing around with mine for a few days and haven't really noticed them rotating. Do they rotate themselves? If i saw any rotation it was just a tiny bit of 1 degree or so. I can spin the head and aim it anyway i want, does this hurt it or is this how you are suppose to guide which direction you want it to aim. Thanks for the help? I just want to know if fully rotational head means you do it yourself or if it rotates itself.
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Old 08-20-2004, 11:26 PM   #2
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I've got 3 of'em in my tank. they do not auto rotate.
you can adjust the rotation yourself to create the angle you want your water flow.
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Old 08-20-2004, 11:47 PM   #3
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And don't be to annoyed if you were hoping they would auto-rotate themselves. Most powerheads with such feature lock up in a few weeks in saltwater.
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The most comercialized version that does this is the aquasweep. Its a POS IMO.
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The most comercialized version that does this is the aquasweep. Its a POS IMO.
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Everyone seems to have the powersweeps but mine have been working great for over a year now. They still rotate perfectly if they are cleaned semi-regularly. I haven't cleaned mine in probably 2 months...one is jammed and one is sweeping still. If cleaning them every few weeks/month doesn't sound like something you would be intnerested in doing then I would avoid them....they are also a bit on the bulky side.
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powersweep. thats the name I was looking for. I was incorrect with aquasweep.
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Okay, I don't mind if they don't rotate. Just wanted to make sure it wouldn't damage them to move them myself. I Have three for my 120 gallon and am deciding where to put them. Also accounting its visible from all sides. Hmmm.
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