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Old 03-18-2013, 07:25 AM   #1
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90 gallon tank-Spray bar or duckbill?


Need some help with outflow on a 90 gallon tank:

Planning on running an Eheim 2228 (277gph) and a Rena Filstar L, formerly known as Rena XP3 (350 gph) for my 90 gallon tank (48"L x18"D x 24"H). The Rena comes with only the duckbill, and the Eheim only the spraybar.

Also have available 2 power heads with duckbill rated 140gph each.

I do understand there are variables, but generally speaking, with this equipment, what type of outflow configuraton would you suggest for a moderately planted/moderately stocked 90 G tank???

Thanks everyone!
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Old 12-06-2013, 09:43 PM   #2
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I would run with a spray bar this way u get flow all through out the tank one side to the next.
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I run a 700gph canister on my 90, came with a rectangular "duck bill", works fine.
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I run a 700gph canister on my 90, came with a rectangular "duck bill", works fine.
What filter u have that's rated for 700GPH I wanna get one of these?
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Old 12-06-2013, 11:08 PM   #5
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Im running an xp1 w/spraybar and an xp3 w/duck bill. I've got it where the spray bar is on one end and the duck bill is facing the front glass on an angle. From what I can see I dont have any dead spots. This is all on a 75 gallon.
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