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Old 09-18-2017, 03:59 PM   #1
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Back Up Power

I want to add a back up power device, like APS. I currently have a 30 gal tank and planning to pick up a 150g soon. What size APS should I get that can cover these tanks and all the equipment? I know it depends on the equipment but can I get a general idea? Thanks.

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Old 09-18-2017, 04:25 PM   #2
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5000 watt generator
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Old 09-19-2017, 10:04 PM   #3
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A 1500 VA UPS powers one of my canister filters for less than an hour.

It is great for very short outages but not a legitimate backup solution.

As Brookster123 states, a generator is what you really need.
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