Amount of flow through RDSB

Discussion in 'Biological/Natural Filtration and Deep Sand Beds' started by ziyaadb, 28 Sep 2008.

  1. ziyaadb

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    hi all

    So i have bought my bucket for my RDSB but i need to know how much of flow would i need going through it? it will be prefiltered before going in.

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    Slow flow is reccommended to allow the particles to drop out of the water column.
     
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    I would think about 800LPH
     
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    shot thanks bud
     
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    I second Mekaeel's suggestion anything between 800 and 1000 l/hour.... anything more, and your remote DSB will not really be beneficial.
     
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    not through, but over.
     
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