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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-03-2014, 03:28 AM Thread Starter
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Power head for diy canister filter

Hi guys I am planning to make a Diy Canister filter for my tank..
Tank specs : 2x1x1 ft 15gal
40w 6500K
Riccia fluitans, Monte Carlo.

I have a 500lph power head. Can I use it instead of a water pump required for the canister?
If I plan to keep the canister at d same height of the tank, will it be fine?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-03-2014, 08:41 PM
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Should work. You might look at a video of the Cobalt canister filter, which uses a similar design, with an external pump powering everything.

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