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Old 07-08-2014, 01:15 PM   #1
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DIY Canister filter

building a canister filter as i was bored and thought it would be fun.

using a 5gallon watertight bucket what size hoses should i use ? the pump i have is rated at 5000 LPH and is adjustable. i have the media already just wondering what size hose would be best to use i was thinking of using 32mm

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Old 07-26-2014, 12:57 PM   #2
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I would try 1" inner diameter I use 1/2"in mine and it only pumps 250gal/hour(~1000 liter/hr)
doubling the diameter should increase the flow 8 times if I remember my math right

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What size tank are you planning to filter with 5000ltr per hour?

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