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Old 03-15-2013, 11:14 PM   #1
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I just wanted to know what size wave maker or power head should I get for my new 70gal planted? GPH, Singles or Doubles.
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:53 PM   #2
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What do you have for as a filter? Do you have any inline equipment connected to the filter?
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:43 AM   #3
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For just setting up a water circulation in the tank it is hard to beat a Hydor Koralia or other similar design powerheads. They move a lot of water, but not at high velocity, just high enough to keep the water in the tank moving.
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:47 AM   #4
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What do you have for as a filter? Do you have any inline equipment connected to the filter?
I just have a Aqueon 55/75?
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:49 AM   #5
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For just setting up a water circulation in the tank it is hard to beat a Hydor Koralia or other similar design powerheads. They move a lot of water, but not at high velocity, just high enough to keep the water in the tank moving.
Thanks Hoppy, you have been a very big help to me in this project especially with the lighting.
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Old 03-16-2013, 03:09 AM   #6
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A hydor koralia nano 425 will fit your requirement. Sleek, small, and quiet.
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:43 PM   #7
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A hydor koralia nano 425 will fit your requirement. Sleek, small, and quiet.
Do u think that will be too much flow cuz I have a very powerful HOB filter?
(Aqueon 55/75 ) the plants that I got now get a little bit of sway from that mainly ones in the foreground.
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Old 03-22-2013, 10:34 PM   #8
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I'm running an Eheim 2236 and two of the Hydor Koralia Nanos. I think they are 240 GPH. One on each side. I'm getting great water movement with them.
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I run 2 2217s and 2 Koralia 550s on a 90g. My plants are always swaying.
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Old 03-23-2013, 06:22 PM   #10
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I'm running an Eheim 2236 and two of the Hydor Koralia Nanos. I think they are 240 GPH. One on each side. I'm getting great water movement with them.
What size tank u have? I just don't want it to blow away my substrate. I have a marineland 900 it does the water circulation, power head, utility pump and I have it set up for the water circulation I put it in for about 5 sec. everything in the tank was blowing around it blew to moss off one of my rocks too so I had to shut it down. I just don't want a repeat of that I think I'm gonna try one 240 and a 425 koralia an see what happens.
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