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  1. HAMMY

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    Hallo Everyone:)
    Quick question; I have a 500L tank that i want to hook up but not sure if i should go with a ocean runner6500 on the return pump or if its going to be too big and i should rather go with the smaller ocean runner3500?? any ideas?
     
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  3. Rory

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    Hi and welcome to MASA

    The 6500...
     
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    welcometomasa

    I would suggest starting your own thread.

    What are these pumps rated flow rate ?
     
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    Warr, 3500lph and 6500lph :p
     
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    welcome hammy

    what size are your holes in the overflow and how many of them are there? OR is a excellent choice of pump IMO OR6500 (6500lph) and OR3500(3500lph)

    if straight return id go 3500 if pushing to the bottom (to flush detritus out from beneath rockwork) id go 6500 the overflow holes are the important thing to establish here first.
     
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    Agree with Leslie, on my present seup I would go the 3500L /H pump route.

    I one return outlet on my 500L system
     
  8. Mekaeel

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    Welcome to MASA.
    Should you have multiple outlets,ie. more than 2 then i would go for the 6500 if just 1 or 2,go for the 3500
     
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    Welcome to MASA, only use the 6500 if you are going to run a closed loop system, otherwise it will flood over.
     

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