Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 07-07-2004, 06:02 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: PA
Posts: 1,869
Send a message via AIM to jamal-188
Circulation for my new tank?

Trying to figure out what to do in my new tank and how much flow I should be shooting for. The tank is a 200g 84" long and only has one overflow that will flow roughtly 1200gph. Should I have the other end drilled and install another overflow? I"m not real worried about moving more water because I will have a closed loop pump but am worried that all the dirt/junk can only get to my sump by way of one overflow in the corner of a 84" tank.

I"m still trying to decide between a couple smaller circulation pump, one large one, 1-2 tunze powerheads.....not real sure yet, but I guess I should be looking for 4,000++gph total

jamal-188 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2004, 06:28 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Newbie
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Jacksonville,FL
Posts: 2
closed loop system

Hello What is the difference between a closed loop and open loop system. What are the advantages of both. I am playing around with tring to get more water flow. I just ordered two new pumps 800GPH and 1000gph.

Thanks SMooTH
smooth_9 is offline   Reply With Quote

circulation, tan

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tank Circulation ffmd212 General Hardware/Equipment Discussion 7 01-13-2009 07:45 PM
Water circulation in a 55 gal. salt swim tank, M Rako Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 5 05-13-2005 07:58 AM
Question on water circulation in tank midiman Saltwater Reef Aquaria 7 01-23-2005 09:13 PM
Does my tank have enough water circulation?? timmy Saltwater Reef Aquaria 6 08-09-2004 12:40 AM
enough circulation kribbz Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 01-16-2003 12:22 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:08 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.