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Old 02-13-2013, 01:37 PM   #1
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Water flow

What's some opinions on water flow? Mostly surface.. Middle of the tank.. Low . Front . Back.. On all the time . Off at night.. Rotating pumps from side to side??? Just wondering what peoples doing ..
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Old 02-13-2013, 02:03 PM   #2
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My return line splits and goes low in the back of the tankbut curves toward the front.

My two PH are on opposite sides 3/4 up - one facing up to create a slight surface movement, and the other pointing straight across the top of my rocks. The PH alternate on a 15 minute cycle
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I just bought hydor evos. With the smart wave controller.. Reviews say that they click excessively every time they start up. Causing fish to jump... Is yours doing that?
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i have both my 420's pointed at the surface creating random flow, i like it but i still see an oily surface

ph is somewhat low too around 8 at best :/

but i love the flow and i think my corals do to
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I have a 750 on the left side of the tank pointing straight forward to the glass, angled slightly up and slightly toward the middle of the tank. On the right side of the tank, I have a 750 aiming across the bank of the tank and a 425 sitting under the 750 pointing across the tank to the front. The 425 flow coincides with the 750 flow from the left. The two power heads on the right side alternate on/off at 15 second intervals.
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The switching between evos using the smartwave does create a single clicking sound. Not horrible, but noticeable.

This is the reason I have them on 15min cycles. So I hear it less often. If you do 15s it will be so annoying.
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Isn't that hard on equipment??
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That's weird. I don't hear a clicking. And it's really quiet in the room with the fish.
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Are you using the hydor evos? I'll find out in an hour. I'm going to hook mine up
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:06 PM   #10
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My wave maker and all three power heads are Koralia.
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