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Old 02-26-2017, 10:10 PM   #11
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No problem! Hope it really helps, I think your tank will be beautiful soon!
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No problem! Hope it really helps, I think your tank will be beautiful soon!


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Btw do you use any circulation pumps?
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Depends on the size of a tank. Some corals like high flow.

My 90 gallon had 2 power heads in addition to the output from the pump.

For a tank your size, if you have a high power pump you should have plenty of flow. You'll probably see "dead zones" in your tank where detritus likes to collect. If that happens, you can always angle your output nozzle to create more flow through the tank. It's kind of one of those things you have to play with
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Every system needs powerheads. It helps stabilize pH through carbon dioxide exchange as it brings in fresh oxygen. This will also prevent uneaten food and poop from settling in the tank.
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Depends on the size of a tank. Some corals like high flow.

My 90 gallon had 2 power heads in addition to the output from the pump.

For a tank your size, if you have a high power pump you should have plenty of flow. You'll probably see "dead zones" in your tank where detritus likes to collect. If that happens, you can always angle your output nozzle to create more flow through the tank. It's kind of one of those things you have to play with


The good thing about mine is it rotates as water goes out.
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Every system needs powerheads. It helps stabilize pH through carbon dioxide exchange as it brings in fresh oxygen. This will also prevent uneaten food and poop from settling in the tank.


If I do get it, which pump do you recommend?
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Hydor Koralia are cheap and durable for the price.
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Most coral benefit from water column dosing or direct dose feeding. Some coral do get most energy from lighting, but feeding doesn't hurt at all.


You're right it does benefit but it also makes maintaining water parameters harder to maintain especially in small tanks. I feed my corals but I don't reccomend it to beginners because it can easily crash a tank if you overdo it
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