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Old 04-05-2011, 11:16 PM   #1
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Too much flow??

I just installed two koralia 1050 pumps in my 60 gallon long tank.. My question is, is this too much flow having (2) koralia 1050gph plus my return which is probably around 550gph after the losses due to rising... I finally got it to where there is not alot of sand blowing around but it looks like alot of surface agitation which I am not sure if that's ok...any input?
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Old 04-05-2011, 11:42 PM   #2
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It's on the high side for sure.

The excess surface agitation will probably lead to drops of water getting everywhere outside your tank and leaving salt creep everywhere.
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Old 04-06-2011, 12:39 AM   #3
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Well...its not splashing but maybe its too much flow... Should I leave only one koralia 1050 instead?
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Old 04-06-2011, 09:58 PM   #4
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Anybody...any inputs?
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i guess it all depends what you want to be housing, sps corals require a turnover rate of 30-50 times
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so if I was to do house everything else besides sps would just one koralia 1050 do? Or if I was to leave them both in would it be too much flow if I want housing sps?
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i have two koralia 550gph in my 26 gsallon and mine is fine
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Old 04-06-2011, 11:18 PM   #8
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Ok I think for now I will leave just one inside...and add a smaller one..well thanks for the input
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