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Old 02-17-2011, 09:17 AM   #1
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Powerheads in 46 bowfront

Hi. How many and what size powerheads should I have in a 46 gallon bowfront? I have one that is 700 gph. I was told that would be good but I think it's to strong cause some of the corals seem to be getting to much flow, even the ones that are far from the power. Should I get a couple of smaller ones? If so how small?
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i think that power head is fine. i would rather have multiple power heads however. facing each other perhaps. the idea is creating a random turbulence.
i had a 40 breeder that had 3 x 750 gph power heads in it, and i felt it wasn't enough.
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i think that power head is fine. i would rather have multiple power heads however. facing each other perhaps. the idea is creating a random turbulence.
i had a 40 breeder that had 3 x 750 gph power heads in it, and i felt it wasn't enough.
Maybe cause I only have one and it's going one way is what is making it seem like it's to much. Maybe if I get another one and put it right across from it and another small on on the bottom behind the rocks it won't seem like so much.
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