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Old 03-02-2005, 11:26 AM   #11
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Yeah. I was thinking of the onther one as a spare. Can't ever be too careful. I'm usually a vey handy guy. I fix and build a lot of stuff, AND I had a lot of FW tanks, but I'll be damed if a lot of this SW stuff has me dumbfounded. HA!

Can I ask one last dumb question? How exactly does a closed loop work? And is it purely for circulation?

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A closed loop is purely for turnover. In a FO or FOWLR setup you want 10x hr or more turnover. A reef needs 20x or more. You could setup a closed loop that consists of a supply line from tank , a return line to tank and a pump. I would recommend adding a SCWD. This will use the one supply line and split the return into to returns allowing for a more random current.
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