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whaase
04-24-2005, 07:22 PM
I'm trying to get more flow in my tank without the need for too many powerheads (Should have done a closed loop). I'm thinking about using a SQWD with a pump around 1000-1200gph. Would this eliminate the need for any or at least some powerheads?

Walter

mr_alberta
04-24-2005, 07:49 PM
A closed loop will definately help you rid your tank of some powerheads. A SCWD with a nice pump like a Blueline NS1100 or a CSL T4 would be pretty sweet.

whaase
04-24-2005, 08:06 PM
A closed loop will definitely help you rid your tank of some power heads. A SCWD with a nice pump like a Blueline NS1100 or a CSL T4 would be pretty sweet.

It would have to be a submersible pump.... I just don't have to room for a inline...

Walter

medican
04-24-2005, 08:15 PM
these are great

http://www.oceansmotions.com/

whaase
04-24-2005, 08:25 PM
Might be a little to much for my 30g :biggrin:

Anyone know the rough dimentions of a mag12 or a QuietOne 4000?

Walter

Aquattro
04-24-2005, 08:38 PM
Maybe one of those Seio pumps would be enough...

whaase
04-24-2005, 08:41 PM
Maybe one of those Seio pumps would be enough...

Ohhh, don't say that! I have one and I've had nothing but problems since I got it... as a matter of fact, it is sitting in a closet. I can't get it to start up again.

Walter

vanreefer
04-24-2005, 11:18 PM
When I unplug one of my M620's it takes a little while to get going again... sometimes I unplug it and replug it then it starts... :evil:

sumpfinfishe
04-24-2005, 11:27 PM
My returns enter the tank via a scwd hooked up to a Mag3 on a 27gl with good flow, so i'm sure if you hooked a scwd up to say a Mag7 or 9 you would have plenty of flow and could eliminate a few powerheads. I also run a MJ1200 on a timmer every half hour just to mix up the flow a little.

Snappy
04-25-2005, 12:45 AM
these are great

http://www.oceansmotions.com/
Now those are cool.

albert_dao
04-25-2005, 01:21 AM
mag 12 is roughly 6" x 8" x 5" from my best estimate.

Aquattro
04-25-2005, 04:21 AM
Well, how about a stream? :razz:

mr_alberta
04-25-2005, 04:29 AM
If you are looking for around 1000-1200GPH back into the tank, then I would use a Mag 18. After head pressure losses, friction losses and SCWD losses, it should be around 1200GPH.

whaase
04-25-2005, 04:55 AM
Well, how about a stream? :razz:

:biggrin: I actually looked at a 6060 I believe (the smallest one)... just a little too much..

Walter