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Old 06-16-2013, 09:41 PM   #1
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I have a 55 gal tank and I have 1 power head right now and a canister filter everything is fine but I have a bubbler thing for bubbles but thats evaporating my water way to fast for my liking do I need it?
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Old 06-16-2013, 10:01 PM   #2
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Your bubbler shouldn't be evaporating any water. Do you have a good hood on the tank?
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Old 06-17-2013, 05:06 AM   #3
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You don't need a bubbler, pick up another powerhead instead...
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All an air stone is going to do is leave a salt residue all over everything. In the hobby, that's called "salt creep". I agree. Nix the air stone and add a second power head.
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All an air stone is going to do is leave a salt residue all over everything. In the hobby, that's called "salt creep". I agree. Nix the air stone and add a second power head.
Okay ill most likely do that then I'm just really tight with money cuse I just paid bills and stuff but will one power head be good for a least a little while?
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I don't know. What size power head are we talking about?
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Old 06-17-2013, 03:35 PM   #7
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I don't know. What size power head are we talking about?
Honestly idk the exact size all ik is I bought the one recommended for. 55 gal tank

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It should have a number on it, like a #2 or a #3 or something. Scratch that. It should have some information on the label that's on it.
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It should have a number on it, like a #2 or a #3 or something. Scratch that. It should have some information on the label that's on it.
750 it says on it
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Ok. Then it's probably the 750gph model. I don't think I'd feel confident with a single 750 gph power head in a 4' tank. When you buy your second one, get a 1200 or 1400 gph unit. I think between the two of them you should have pretty good flow.
Take those suggested tank size recommendations with a grain of salt.
I would probably keep the air stone until then.
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