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Old 04-20-2004, 01:39 PM   #1
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SCWD life span

How long do SCWD units generally last? and can you clean them to extend their life span. I was looking at the RIO 360 degree rotator (I know PH specific), or the SCWD. Which unit has the better performance and longevity?
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As long as they are prefiltered they should last a long time. My freind has one running unfiltered for over a year!!
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I would stay away from anything RIO. You can put any size pump on a SCWD. If it ever gets clogged with dino's I will remove it and rinse it with hot water. Pipe it with PVC to keep the light out - less algae.
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Plus SCWDS are so cool to see in action!!!
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Darin any idea when they are comming out with a 1" model? When they do send me a notice if you remember. Ill order it right away.
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