4*3000lph or 2*5000+2*3000lph for softies and lps

Discussion in 'Pumps and Waterflow' started by ziyaadb, 13 Aug 2009.

  1. ziyaadb

    ziyaadb

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    I want to have predominantly softies and LPS and i need to buy pumps as the seios are sold (thank u to chikaboo for allowing me to carry on using them until my new pumps come) My tank is 100*60*60.
    The tank is BB as well.

    Would it be better if i get 4*3000LPH sun suns or 2*5000lph+2*3000lph taking into consideration the livestock that i intend keeping?
     
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  3. Alan

    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    I would go 2x6000Lph opposite each other
     
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    Fishy Steve Hiden super user

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    Just to give an idea. My tank is 90x50x50 and i have 1x3000 sunsun, 1x6000 sunsun and one seio m820 which when all are on is too much for my lps. I have turned the seio off. I would personaly buy the 2x5000 option and just take out one or both of the 3000's if need be because if u go too small you will have to go buy more pumps.
     
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    I take it back. I agree with alan. The 6000's give way better spread. The 2 of them would be wicked
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    In that tank size, I would say, either 4 x 3000 litre per hour, OR 2 x 6000 litre per hour, as Alan suggested.........
     
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