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Old 07-24-2005, 05:37 PM   #1
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Water Flow Question??

I found an article about improving water flow w/o Powerheads wanted to know if anyone has done this? http://www.advancedaquarist.com/issu...2003/short.htm
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Old 07-24-2005, 07:28 PM   #2
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Looks like a great idea. Interesting reading, thanks for sharing.
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Same basic thing I have running in mine. I have 2 branches switched w/a sqwd instead of a loop tho'. It also lets you build in a powerfeeder at the same time, which is nice.
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My guess would be you would need to spec a larger than normal pump for this given all the bends. Did he mention antyhing about that or maybe its not that big of a factor.
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He talked about this at his seminar up at That Fish Place. He said that you did need to use a more powerful pump to make up for the bends. If I recall correctly, I think that he also suggested shooting for up to 30 times turnover per hour.
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