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Old 12-05-2013, 03:37 PM   #1
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Hi all I'm a newbie and in the process gathering info and equipment
I'm setting up a 55 fowlr and looking at some power heads I'm shooting for around 1500 gph
Is it better to get several smaller ones or a couple of larger?
Is 2600gph way too much?
I was thinking ethier 2 1300 or 3 or 4 in the 500 gallon range
Thanks randy
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:44 AM   #2
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Several lower is better than one big one. And the amount of times you want to turn your tank over kind of depends what you plan to keep will it be fish only or reef?
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Id say it depends on if they are wavemakers or steady flow powerheads. If they are wavemakers (tunze, vortechs, jebaos, etc) then you could get away with 2 larger ones. If they dont have wavemaking capabilities, go with smaller ones.
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