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Old 06-07-2012, 03:55 PM   #1
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Water circulation pump question

I have an Aqueon Circulation Pump 500 and was wondering if there is a "DIY" type way I can slow the water flow down a little. My tank is that awkward size that the circulation is just a little too much. Plants are bent over from the circulation.
Can I maybe purposefully clog some of the openings on the pump that draw the water in?
I was thinking maybe i can cut some canister filter floss to the appropriate size and stuff it in the openings just to slow the water down a little. Does this make sense?
Lol it's kind of hard to explain.


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Old 06-08-2012, 02:24 PM   #2
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Edit: Sorry, you said Circulation pump... No advice I can offer here other than redirecting the pump flow... good question though...
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Old 06-08-2012, 03:37 PM   #3
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Point the pump straight into the glass so the flow from the pump is in a direction that doesnt bend the plants.
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Straight into the glass, yeah that's a pretty good idea. I'll try it and let you know how it works out. thanks!
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