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Old 12-30-2013, 04:39 PM   #1
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Circulation pumps

Where do I put my circulation pumps in my tank?
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Old 12-30-2013, 05:36 PM   #2
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I'm assuming you mean powerheads? If so, most folks tend to put them at the sides of the tank and direct the flow towards each other. If you have more than two, you may want to put a PH on the back of the tank. It all depends on tank size, flow rate wanted, and size of the PH etc.
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Little flow rate and 90 gallon 3 phs
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Old 12-30-2013, 06:32 PM   #4
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What are the flow rates of the PHs?
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295 gph for 2 and the other 106
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Old 12-30-2013, 07:14 PM   #6
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thats just over 7.7x turnover. id look into stronger powerheads if possible, thats not really enough flow to keep detritus suspended let alone sustain corals.
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I'm not having corals
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let alone sustain corals.

This is the Fowlr forum isn't it? :P

As for your pumps, I'd recommend a larger turn over, but the location of pumps is just as important.

The side glass is always popular, one blowing across the front glass and one blowing across the back glass will provide decent circulation.

Hope that kinda helps?
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Yes it does greatly thanks! And I thought FOWLR was fish only with live rock???
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Old 12-31-2013, 08:12 PM   #10
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didnt even pay attention to the subforum, thats my fault... stupid sidebar
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