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Old 07-07-2014, 12:13 PM   #1
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Help with my filter

Guys excuse me if this is a really stupid question as I have zero experience with this thing. I am new to running an aquarium (much more complicated than I imagined). I have a 55 gallon tank. I put an emperor 400 on it the day I set it up. It seemed to be working fine. It does get suction, the wheels turn and water comes out the return. As far as I knew/Know it is working as its supposed to. After reading alot (esp here) I realized I prob should have a second filter on it as well. so i put a penguin 350 on there as well. The Penguin has a much greater water return , actually shooting down into the water and seems to be suctioning water at a higher frequency than the emperor. So do I have a problem with one of them? neither of them? Any input would be appreciated.
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What's the gph rating on both?


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Its 380 on the penguin and 400 on the emperor
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Just new filter pads vs old.


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The emperor is only three weeks old. The penguin about four days now
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The flow ratings are with no filters inside.


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