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Old 08-16-2012, 12:48 AM   #1
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What would b the best power heads for a 55 gal and how many?
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Old 08-16-2012, 12:49 AM   #2
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I'd do 2 korolia 1050's
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:03 AM   #3
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Personally I would go with three 750s over 2 1050s
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Old 08-16-2012, 01:06 AM   #4
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I agree with 750's but everyone has a different idea of ideal flow. Either way koralas are great. Very quiet
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FYI I have a 29gal and only bought 1 550gph because I was scared of to much flow, if your going reef get the 3 750, other than that get 2 1050's they should provide plenty of flow!
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Old 08-16-2012, 03:59 AM   #6
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FYI I have a 29gal and only bought 1 550gph because I was scared of to much flow, if your going reef get the 3 750, other than that get 2 1050's they should provide plenty of flow!
If its reef you want minimum of 30 x the water volume most reccommend 50 x volume so example if you have a 10g tank youd want minimum of 300gph up to 500gph
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:41 AM   #7
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What would b the best power heads for a 55 gal and how many?
Koralia's are great and would do the job, but since you asked for the "best" IMO that would be a Vortech mp10 on each end of the tank. That's what I have in my 56g and the flow is incredible and totally adjustable. As far as cost that's a whole different story! Much more expensive.
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+1 on the mp10 , I'm hoping Santa brings me one or two this year lol
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I'm running a Mp10 on my BC29 and glad I switch from the 2 Koralia's.

I'd say go for the Mp10's
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:47 AM   #10
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I'm running a Mp10 on my BC29 and glad I switch from the 2 Koralia's.

I'd say go for the Mp10's
God convict you keep talking up those vortecs and my wallets gonna hate you haha
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