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Old 01-22-2005, 04:50 PM   #1
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Refugium Flow Question

Hello, I just set up a 40 gallon fuge for my 225 and had a question about flow. I am running it at about 75-100 gph. Any more than that it does not seem to drain into the sump quick enough. I have a 1" bulkhead as the drain and if I open the flow the water level gets way too high.

Is 2 to 2.5 enough turnover for a fuge. Should I add a powerhead to it. I plan on just putting some live rock rubble in it and growing aome macros and pods.

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That sounds like a good turnover to me. You want the water to move slowly through the fuge. I think it is a great flow rate for what you are trying to accomplish with the fuge.

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Old 01-22-2005, 10:11 PM   #3
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Ok thanks, guess I am just used to seeing more flow so it seemed low.
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