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Old 03-02-2013, 03:57 AM   #1
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Two sraybars on one cannister filter


Anyone ever try running two spraybars on one canister filter? How did it work out?

My thoughts were to put a "t" on the output and run each end to its' own spraybar on each end of the tank.
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It works fine as long as you have enough flow. Use a "Y" instead of a "T" if you can.
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Well it's a 450 GPH filter that is going onto a 48" x 24" x 24" tank so I don't think flow will be an issue. I guess I'll have to try it and see. If it's just a small trickle out each spraybar I suppose I'l have to ditch one of them and go with a more standard config.
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I tried it on Eheim 2075 (330 gph rating) with a Y splitter and the flow was pathetic. It's back to a single spray bar now.

On a 48x18x18 over-planted I ended up with 2 x Eheim 2075.
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Old 03-04-2013, 05:05 PM   #5
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Good to know. Thanks.
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