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Old 01-04-2009, 05:32 PM   #1
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Tank Circulation

I was wondering what everyone use for tank circulation. Right now I have three submerged pumps in my 62 gal, but I do not seem to have the flow I need so I was think of replacing them. Just curious what else is out there in use.
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Hello ffmd212, I'm returning to the saltwater world after taking a few years off from owning a 100 gal salt tank. I currently have a 33 gal hex. I use an additional Hydor Koralia 2 pump which shoots from the top downward off the hex walls in a spiral. So far, I haven't had any problems with the Koralia pump. I like the pump because it can be used with standard hang-on or magnetic. The magnetic backing allows me to place the pump anywhere I choose.
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In my small tank i use two Hydor Koralia nano's pointed at each other. one on each side of the tank.
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I have a new setup that it is rather large so for the flow problem I also found Koralia pumps easy to use and very to place........ 2 of these would give you a good flow. What stock do you have in the system at the moment?
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I built a closed loop circiut with a Gen-x pump mounted under my 150 gal. and 3/4" pvc pipe to and from the tank. I made a spray bar that runs the length of the tank with 1/4" holes drilled in it every 2". The piping is hidden behind the rockwork and is hardly visible.
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I have a new setup that it is rather large so for the flow problem I also found Koralia pumps easy to use and very to place........ 2 of these would give you a good flow. What stock do you have in the system at the moment?
I have four damsels and a clean crew that just arrived today. I am gonna add some more live rock soon then a hippo tang next I think. I think I will be purchasing these pumps soon, I have gotten a lot of folks telling me they work vey well. Thanks for the help
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I built a closed loop circiut with a Gen-x pump mounted under my 150 gal. and 3/4" pvc pipe to and from the tank. I made a spray bar that runs the length of the tank with 1/4" holes drilled in it every 2". The piping is hidden behind the rockwork and is hardly visible.
That is very cool!
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There is really nothing to it, just pipe and fittings. I'd take a picture but we just moved to a new house and I can't find my camera.
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