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Old 04-23-2013, 06:47 PM   #1
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Outflow Pipe - Metal Power Pipe vs Violet


Does anyone know the difference between the two in terms of flow?

I like the metal because it's less likely to break, don't have to clean it often and looks good. But, am afraid the pipe creates too strong of a current. Also, afraid that it might not shoot the water diagonally downwards so to create optimal water circulation throughout the tank which is a 60P.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:38 PM   #2
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Violet Glass probably has a weaker flow than the Power Pipe. And a wider dispersion area.

Stainless Outflow (Looks like Inflow) > Poppy Glass > Lily Pipe > Violet Glass > Power Pipe

That would be my order in terms of raw flow strength. Of all those, the genuine Lily Pipe series is my favorite and IMHO the best one to pick for a 60p.
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Thanks! Really appreciate your input. Gave me some direction on doing more research and seem to have found consensus that Lily pipe is much better than the Violet. And, it seems I might be going backwards if I move from the CAL Aqua Nano I have now to the Violet. The CAL's flow looks similar to the Lily's except the Nano's vortex it creates is not as strong.
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Old 04-30-2013, 01:31 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Green_Flash View Post
Violet Glass probably has a weaker flow than the Power Pipe. And a wider dispersion area.

Stainless Outflow (Looks like Inflow) > Poppy Glass > Lily Pipe > Violet Glass > Power Pipe

That would be my order in terms of raw flow strength. Of all those, the genuine Lily Pipe series is my favorite and IMHO the best one to pick for a 60p.
So what you meant is (mathematically):

Stainless Outflow (Looks like Inflow) < Poppy Glass < Lily Pipe < Violet Glass < Power Pipe?

I'm looking at poppy pipes and wondering if their flow is less than the lily pipe I have for my 60f...
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