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Old 01-08-2013, 06:49 PM   #1
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gph of filter

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I have a juwel Rio 180 and was wondering what the gph of the filter is?
Ifyou don't know is there a way for me to work it out
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If it has the BioFlow 600 then it is rated by the manufacturer at 600 liters per hour. So ~158.5 gallons per hour.
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the rio 180 is 120 gph but at1foot its 85 at 2 feet its 45
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Thanks both of you
Is that bad and should I upgrade?
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liters divided by 3.8 equals us gallons
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Is that bad and should I upgrade?
That would depend on a few things, but first, are you talking about the Juwel Rio 180 aquarium with the BioFlow 600 filter or the Rio 180 water pump?
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That would depend on a few things, but first, are you talking about the Juwel Rio 180 aquarium with the BioFlow 600 filter or the Rio 180 water pump?
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You are getting about three times tank turn over from that filter. Typical "rule of thumb" is 4-6 times if conservatively stocked and 6-10 times if moderately-heavily stocked. So, while what you have is not the end of the world if you are lightly stocked and you feel the tank has adequate flow, I would consider upgrading the filter.
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You are getting about three times tank turn over from that filter. Typical "rule of thumb" is 4-6 times if conservatively stocked and 6-10 times if moderately-heavily stocked. So, while what you have is not the end of the world if you are lightly stocked and you feel the tank has adequate flow, I would consider upgrading the filter.
That's what I'm thinking
I've started another thread with the ones I can afford and I think would be ok for my tank
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