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Old 07-27-2014, 06:19 PM   #1
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Powerhead choice

I am starting a 40 gallon tank that I want to get some easy to keep corals and a couple fish in. What powerhead(s) should I get and how much flow do I need in all.


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What will your filtration be? I am using a return pump of 700gph on my 40b and for powerheads i am using a koralia 425 in the right back and a wp10 for the basic flow.

The mag700gph is too much btw, am thinking of dropping it to a 500gph one. But the powerheads are about right and I only have the wp10 at like 30% or so
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Get a jebao wp10, I have one wp25 in a 75 gallon and i'll never need anything else. I can get a great wave going.

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What will your filtration be? I am using a return pump of 700gph on my 40b and for powerheads i am using a koralia 425 in the right back and a wp10 for the basic flow.

The mag700gph is too much btw, am thinking of dropping it to a 500gph one. But the powerheads are about right and I only have the wp10 at like 30% or so

It will be a HOB filter and HOB protein skimmer. (No sump)


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What about hydor korillas


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if i were to go with only koralias i would get two 550's, one for each side. 425 isnt quite enough punch in my opinion.
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