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Old 03-30-2020, 07:30 PM   #1
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Spray bar placement

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Need some help with water flow . I have a 200l tank, with 2 external filters. The spray bars are on the sides, under the surface, facing each other, (the holes are set at an angle of about 45, facing up) the intakes are on the back, in the corners. Is this an optimal placement, or should I place the spray bars on the back, side by side, facing the front?

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I prefer placing them on the back with the flow rolling off the front of the tank.
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I find no matter what direction you place any filter output you will have a dead spot in the current. This spot is where lots of solids settle. The choice is yours if you want the solids ( poop etc) to settle in a spot you can see them and remove them often or if you want the spot to accumulate out of site in a difficult place to see and reach.

Try the output in one direction for a few weeks, then try something different.
Personally I like to know the poop is there.
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