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Old 04-24-2012, 03:54 AM   #1
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Hey guys. I have a question im a bit confused about. Im about to start a reef and im wondering how much gph flow do i need in a 60g?.. thanks
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Old 04-24-2012, 04:11 AM   #2
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Should i have 2x1320gph or 2x792gph wavemakers?..
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:05 PM   #3
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:21 PM   #4
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I have a 60g cube that i am gonna use a vortech mp10 on. BUT if I wasnt gonna use that one powerhead I would have gone with 2 koralia 550's most likely.
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I have a mix of many different saltwater fish amongst my tanks, but I love my Tangs most of all.
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Ohhh.. i bought my wavmakers out of ebay and dont really now the brand.. just know the gph.. so then i guess ill use the two 792 will b good?... and btw thanks for the help.. =))
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Old 04-24-2012, 02:47 PM   #6
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Yep, those should work ok. Ypu may find in the fiture that you need another one but I'd go with what you got and see.

Good luck!

And you're very welcome! lol
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Do those usually brek?.. hahahah. Well thanks alot again.. =)
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i hear incredible things about the vortech pumps, im getting 2 mp10s for my new 55 gallon build
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I have a 60g cube and was going to use a MP10, but the acrylic was 3/4" thick, so I got an mp40. It's More than enough, as I don't ever have it set higher than 30-40%.
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IMO, unless ya get the MP's, more power heads are better than 1. A kinda of general rule, is 15-25% for a general FOWLR or softie tank, 25-35% for LPS, and 50-70% for an SPS. But that gets complicated with what certain PH and what corals, controllers, etc.

I have 3000 GPH, running in my 55g mixed reef on a wave maker and it seems about right.
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