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Old 02-18-2018, 10:53 AM   #1
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Qt tank powerhead

Hello i was thinking i need a new powerhead for my qt. Itís a 10 gallon tank. Whatís the water flow i should be looking for? Would a 420gph be to much?
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I'd be looking for about half that at max. In a FOWLR system, you're aiming for 10-20x turnover for example.
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So i should really get one around 200gph. Is there something else i can use? Like air stone or anything cause the lowest i saw was 240gph
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160 gph. At the moment I'm using a 30g HOB (160 gph) on my 10g QT. I first tried a 40g HOB and it blew a juvenile fish I have around the tank. To much stress wearing them out like that.
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