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Power head flow too strong

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Water flow too is strong, I'm planning on getting a Krib pulcher in the future and they like a steady/low flow. I need the power head to benefit my plants but there isn't a built in way in the fan to adjust it. What can I do to make the flow softer?
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There are two types of flow we talk about: turbulent flow and laminar flow. To change turbulent to laminar, we need a way to disperse or spread out the flow.

A cheap and fairly effective method for this is to use a foam block in front of the outflow. This will reduce flow as well as disperse it. If you want to keep the flow rate but disperse, you'll have to get creative with a spray bar type attachment or something.
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