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Old 04-28-2003, 08:57 PM   #1
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whats the best way to get water current in big tank?

should I stick some power heads randomly on back,get a coulpe of scwd's,get a wavemaker or attach some power heads to a drilled frame, or some sort of DIY?on a 150 gal. tank any thoughts
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I have the main return flowing 400 Gph and 2 Penguin 1140-300 gph PH's 1 on each side of the tank for flow... I haven't used a wavemaker so I can't comment on that....sorry..
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whay size tank?
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55 gal...
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On a 180 that I just set up, I used four Maxi Jet 1200 PH's. Three of them are on a Natural Wave wavemaker. One runs all the time. There is also a 1125 gph Little Giant pump on a closed loop with two outlets. The return pump from the sump is about 600 gph. I don't trust any PH's except Maxi Jets and I would recommend them to you. This tank has excellent current and no dead spots that I know of.
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