Water circulation - The Planted Tank Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-03-2010, 01:53 AM Thread Starter
Jeb
Algae Grower
 
Jeb's Avatar
 
PTrader: (2/100%)
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Fort Collins
Posts: 77
Send a message via AIM to Jeb
Water circulation

Whats the best way for water circulation to be setup in a 55 gallon that has
1 eheim pro II and 2 hydors?
Jeb is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-03-2010, 02:52 AM
Planted Tank Guru
 
timwag2001's Avatar
 
PTrader: (59/100%)
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: upton MA
Posts: 3,477
i put a lily pipe on mine and directly under that i have a powerhead directly under that.
it pushes the water across the top and returns across the bottom. all of my plants sway nicely
timwag2001 is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-03-2010, 02:52 AM
Wannabe Guru
 
jinx©'s Avatar
 
PTrader: (6/100%)
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posts: 1,559
There's really no clear cut answer to that as it all depends on your hardscape, plantings and how dense the plantings are etc. etc.

The best way to find out is to just start playing around with different arrangements to see what works.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
jinx© is offline  
 
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-03-2010, 04:11 AM
Algae Grower
 
PTrader: (3/100%)
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: LA MIRADA CA
Posts: 70
I use Koralia nano circulation pumps. They work great
COLEKO is offline  
Reply

Tags
None

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Planted Tank Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome