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Old 01-05-2015, 07:55 PM   #1
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Filter Position Matter?

Hey Everyone,

Just got my new 55 gallon long, and am ordering the Aquaclear 110 for it. Does the position of the filter matter for best results? I was thinking of having it near the middle, but would prefer having it off to the side.

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It doesn't matter but because the 55 is rather long, if you start having flow problems you can always just grab a powerhead.

You should be fine though.
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It doesn't matter but because the 55 is rather long, if you start having flow problems you can always just grab a powerhead.

You should be fine though.
Thanks Icy. Fairly new to the hobbie so not sure what a power head is. How about heater position?

EDIT: Looked up power head, and now know what they are. I have seen them quite a bit, just unsure of what they were.
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Thanks Icy. Fairly new to the hobbie so not sure what a power head is. How about heater position?
since its freshwater you dont need a tonne of flow. itll be fine almost anywhere as far as im concerned. put the heater where water will flow over it.
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Thanks Icy. Fairly new to the hobbie so not sure what a power head is. How about heater position?

EDIT: Looked up power head, and now know what they are. I have seen them quite a bit, just unsure of what they were.
There is a lot of debate about heater placement, personally I just put it by the filter output or input, but you don't really need to.
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I am not quite sure what you mean. Also welcome to the community!
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Prime is a water conditioner from Seachem that make tap water save for aqueriums it removes Chlorine,Chloramine,ammonia and detoxifies Nitrite and nitrate and also promotes a slime coat for fish.

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What I mean is how does it help the question that the OP asked? Not trying to be rude, just wondering haha.
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