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Old 09-11-2010, 01:27 AM   #1
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55 gallon filter

Would a Fluval 405 be too much filter for this tank?
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:30 AM   #2
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no i would think its about right on target.
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I completely agree.
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Thanks - since I have three and my gf has none - she will get one!
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Thanks - since I have three and my gf has none - she will get one!

You have 3???

Have you ever had to adjust the flow on one, because you thought it was too strong? I have a Fluval 403 canister, and I think it is a bit strong a current for my tank, just wondering if closing the valves will reduce its filtration ability?

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You have 3???

Have you ever had to adjust the flow on one, because you thought it was too strong? I have a Fluval 403 canister, and I think it is a bit strong a current for my tank, just wondering if closing the valves will reduce its filtration ability?

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yes it will reduce the amount of flow per hour through the canister so it wont clean the water as many times per hour.
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Yes I have three (3) - got a deal and couldn't refuse them! Don't have any hooked up and running yet but like the guy after you said - according to the instruction book - some adjustment is available!
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I would much rather stick a spray bar on it than cut down the flow.
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good to hear the instructions say you can adjust

I already have a spray-bar on it...it is only a 15g tank, with Glowlight Tetras...I think it is a bit strong full on.
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