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Old 11-28-2009, 07:42 PM   #1
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Water movement formula.

I've been finding some literature recommending 10x volume of the tank to determine the amount of water flow needed (ex. 75 gal tank=750 gph recommended flow). Is this still the recommended formula for a reef tank or would you guys recommend different?


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IMO, 20x-30x turnover per hour is best, so 1500gph-2250gph.

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Keith let your livestock be your guide. Zoa's and LPS's could get by with 10x, but if you want to get into SPS's then thoms 20x-30x is the rule.
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