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Old 05-17-2013, 07:21 PM   #171
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It's fine to mix it together if you like the looks of both types.
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Old 05-18-2013, 09:41 AM   #172
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Current powerhead setup in my 55 gallon is 2 Koralia 1400 Evo's on a wave maker that switches every 3 mins. Considering either adding 2 more 1400's on the same wave maker, or possibly another wave maker to create the most random flow possible... Question is this:

With 4 1400's alternating, it will really only be running 2 at a time, which will yield 2800 gph of circulation. In a 75 gallon is 37 times volume. Is this an ideal amount?

If so, what would be the best way to set them up in the tank? Any good diagrams or recommendations? I know that an MP40 would
be ideal but I can't afford the $500 price tag, and I can add these 2 1400's with a wave maker for about $120.

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Old 05-19-2013, 10:39 AM   #173
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It would depend on what you are going to be growing in the tank. If you want some SPS, I don't think that's too much for a 75, with all 4 running at once. I would probably have that flow even without sps.
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Old 05-22-2013, 05:42 PM   #174
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It's fine to mix it together if you like the looks of both types.
On the sand note... This is very fine grain. Would a jawfish or yellow watchman be able to burrow successfully in this type of sand? Just curious to see if I could properly keep one, as I was under the impression they need some sort of rubble or shell fragments for the opening of their tunnel. Could be completely wrong here lol...??
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They will be fine either way IMO.
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:00 AM   #176
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I'm seeing quite a few YouTube videos with a single MP10 making waves in a 75 gallon... Any merit to this? I would much rather spend the extra money on one of these than 2 koralia's...
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Old 05-26-2013, 10:01 AM   #177
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The entire line of these powerheads are powerful. Personally, I'd look at an MP40 and turn it down rather than have an MP10 at the limit.
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The entire line of these powerheads are powerful. Personally, I'd look at an MP40 and turn it down rather than have an MP10 at the limit.
I agree. I think an MP10 is underpowered here.
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Ok thanks guys... Was just HOPING to evade the $500 price tag lol. But Ive learned from the past to buy the right equipment the first time lol.
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If it makes you feel any better, I'll need 2 mp40s on the tank I want and I haven't even bought the tank yet.
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