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I was considering a fluval g3, but now I'm probably going to get the 'classic' can. Is a 2217 overkill for a 25g. I am not as concerned about turnover as good filtration. Would a 2215 be a better fit?
 

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You can always tune it down with (included) quick disconnects. The opposite is much harder.

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Some will say that a 2217 is too much. I have one on a 29g. I tune it down but only because the only thing I have in there is shrimp. Maybe a 2215 is a better choice, but up to you. A 2217 does put out quite a bit of water.
 

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Some will say that a 2217 is too much. I have one on a 29g. I tune it down but only because the only thing I have in there is shrimp. Maybe a 2215 is a better choice, but up to you. A 2217 does put out quite a bit of water.
With an inline diffuser and heater it will most likely be just right correct?
 

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I'm gonna sound like an ecco pro cheerleader, but I just put one (ecco pro 35) for my office aquarium and am really impressed. Also, I use a Pro 3 e 2074 in conjunction with a magnum 350 on my 90, the 2074's output isn't all that huge at factory setting, like 150-160 GPH. Might work too.
 

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A 2215 would be sufficient but having a higher overhead with the 2217 won't hurt and it would work in a larger tank as well which could be useful in the future. Another thing to consider is that the 2215 can be upgraded to have the flow rate of a 2217 just by buying a $20 2217 impeller to use in the 2215.
 
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