Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 06-16-2009, 07:13 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice FINatic
GhostKnife's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: columbus, ohio
Posts: 703
Question about Powerheads and snails/fish

So I have a question about my powerheads specifically. I have two korallia 3s and a maxi jet 1200. I have flow directors/channelers on the korallias. I think it would help greatly to broaden the flow of the korallias by removing the director pieces I put on. I at least would like to try but I dont want snails or whatever else getting in the powerheads. Anyone ever had a problem. I notice in pics that others have the stock korallias with no flow diverter on them. What are your thoughts.

Have You Voted For AA Today?
GhostKnife is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2009, 10:23 PM   #2
AA Team Emeritus
roka64's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2006
Posts: 13,858
Send a message via AIM to roka64 Send a message via Yahoo to roka64
I don't have flow diverters and my snails/urchins don't get stuck on them or harmed by them.

Age is relative, you are only as old as you act....of course, this works in reverse....

Questions loved, heeded advice greatly appreciated!

Vote for AA
Good reading about:
Nitrogen Cycle
Fishless Cycling
Need more help?
Acronym List

roka64 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2009, 12:30 AM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: not here anymore
Posts: 5,338
My snails have crawled everywhere there is to crawl on a Koralia (input and output) and never had any issues.
Kurt_Nelson is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2009, 06:23 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Regular
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Bothell, WA
Posts: 76
I have never had a problem with a snail getting caught in my powerhead.
jhampton_wsu is offline   Reply With Quote

powerheads, snail, snails

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question about snails Hucklebuck Freshwater & Brackish - General Discussion 10 08-27-2009 12:12 PM
wanted koralia & powerheads for my wood fish plants or inverts mgamer20o0 Archive 0 08-06-2009 11:14 PM
Question about snails... ClaytonMG Saltwater Fish Only & FOWLR 7 08-20-2007 04:53 PM
Question on powerheads Lonewolfblue General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 6 12-01-2005 04:20 PM
Question about snails WarOrks15 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 02-02-2004 03:54 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:08 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.