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Old 04-27-2012, 11:47 AM   #1
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New 55 gal reef ready

I just bought a 55 gal reef ready tank and I'm doing the sump now, and I just wanted to know when the water goes back into the the DT is there supposed to be a lot of flow on the top or a nice flow.
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Old 04-27-2012, 08:44 PM   #2
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I have a 55g and i am using a magdrive 3 which is 350gph at 4 ft its like 270gph i have a loc-line system with flared heads to cause turbulence on the surface for oxygen and gas exchange
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:24 PM   #3
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Sorry I'm new to this what is loc line? Because my return is just enough to cause some ripple in the middle area and then the far end barely
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Old 04-27-2012, 10:52 PM   #4
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http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/store/...c+line&x=0&y=0
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Old 04-27-2012, 11:55 PM   #5
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Ok now I see what it is, I have that exact same thing but with a y so it has two flared heads and it just cascades out it doesnt move much
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Old 04-28-2012, 09:34 PM   #6
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Thats the same way i have mine set up. What pump are using for return?
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It's an aqua euro 600 gph but it doesn't seem to be pumping that
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Old 04-28-2012, 09:43 PM   #8
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Have you cleaned it? Whats the head rate?
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:23 PM   #9
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It's new not even used, and what do you mean by head rate?
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Old 04-28-2012, 10:39 PM   #10
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Depending on high it pumps depends on what its pumping. My magdrive pumps 350gph but at 4ft its only rated at like 270gph
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