Water circulation flow rate - The Planted Tank Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 06-13-2014, 06:16 PM Thread Starter
PTrader: (0/0%)
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 1
Water circulation flow rate

I have a 90 gallon heavily planted tank. It includes an uv sterilizer and an aqua medic 1000 co2 reactor in line with a 2215 eheim filter. I recently added a seio p1000 propeller pump power head rated at 1000 gph to increase water circulation. However, I am now wondering if the flow rate is too much as the current seems quite strong, even though the plants haven't uprooted and the fish seem to like it (12 rummy nose tetras, 8 ruby barbs, 10 Cory's and a pearl gourami). Is the flow rate ok or should I consider purchasing a lesser rated powerhead?
Bamoussa is offline  


Quick Reply

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


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

Email Address:


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