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Old 11-26-2012, 11:48 PM   #31
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Flow test was with everything attached inline. I will try it without but will be a bit. I will also try it with my cerges reactor I am building and see if there is an improvement there.

Do you notice an increase in noise throttling back your 2075s? That would be my primary concern.


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Old 11-27-2012, 12:38 AM   #32
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Do you notice an increase in noise throttling back your 2075s? That would be my primary concern.
No, no perceptible increase in noise at all. The flow control is just a simple ball-valve - by moving the lever you are decreasing the diameter of the outflow.

Here is another idea: all baskets have a short pipe in one corner. Each pipe should have a black rubber "washer" on top. If any of the 3 is missing or is badly cracked/worn the flow inside the can will be disrupted. I had to replace mine after ~ 10 years. They are ~$6 for 3.
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My wife just ordered me the 2075 for my birthday. She's happy and I am happy. Thanks for the help OVT. I will try and diagnose the 2028 after the new filter arrives.

I check those gaskets and wipe them down when I clean. All are in good shape. I also check that plastic part that comes off the head unit and inserts into the trays. No cracks there either.
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You are welcome.

It's so happens that my birthday is coming up. Would it be too much of an imposition to borrow your wife? I promise I'll give her back

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My wife just ordered me the 2075 for my birthday. She's happy and I am happy. Thanks for the help OVT. I will try and diagnose the 2028 after the new filter arrives.

I check those gaskets and wipe them down when I clean. All are in good shape. I also check that plastic part that comes off the head unit and inserts into the trays. No cracks there either.
Happy Birthday!
You will love the upgrade for sure.
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Old 12-06-2012, 12:19 PM   #36
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Im getting a 2215 for mine
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I use a 2217 on my 60-P. Goes through a Hydor ETH and then out through an ADA lily pipe. The 2217 in this arrangement gives my tank way too much flow. I'm about to downgrade to a 2215.
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I use a 2217 on my 60-P. Goes through a Hydor ETH and then out through an ADA lily pipe. The 2217 in this arrangement gives my tank way too much flow. I'm about to downgrade to a 2215.
Too much flow thought a lily pipe? Really? How so? Are the fish upset?
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Too much flow thought a lily pipe? Really? How so? Are the fish upset?
The fish are constantly having to swim "upstream" and it blows my scape around way too much uprooting things. I like some flow, but this is just over doign it.
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The fish are constantly having to swim "upstream" and it blows my scape around way too much uprooting things. I like some flow, but this is just over doign it.
Don't blame you there, nothing worse than your scape getting messed up by flow.

I use 2x 2217 with submerged spray bars on my 75-P and have no issues which was why I was curious. I also have 2x 6025 Tunze circulation pumps.
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