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Old 02-16-2009, 10:39 PM   #1
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Current flow in tank w/ two clowns

I just added 2 clowns to my tank after weeks of cycling. They seem to be fighting against the current of my bio-cube pump discharge. what can I do to make it less turbulent?
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Old 02-16-2009, 10:49 PM   #2
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Can't they move away from it if they want to? My Cleaner Shrimp likes to hang out high on the LR almost in front of the flow from an Emperor 280 without the bio wheel...and that is some good water movement !!! You'd think she would fly across the tank. I personally, wouldn't worry about it. Enjoy watching them play.





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Can you aim the pump against the other side of the tank? May be a piece of tubing could be added to the discharge. Can you take a photo?
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I guess in the ocean they have to deal with it. I aimed the discharge towards my LR to help break up the flow some.
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IMO... I would leave it how it is... Your clowns will adjust to the current Right now I have over 1400GPH of flow in my Tank and they have no problems getting to where they need to go.
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My clown loves a good swim in the current. I think they actually like it.
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