How much flow do YOU have??

How much flow do you have in your setup?

  • <20 x

    Votes: 6 17.6%
  • 20 x

    Votes: 6 17.6%
  • 30 x

    Votes: 9 26.5%
  • 40 x

    Votes: 5 14.7%
  • 50 x or greater. I am nuts!

    Votes: 8 23.5%

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I'm interested in how much flow all the different members have, and what they keep in their tank.

I've just upgraded to 2 x Tunze 6025's.

5000L/h flow in a 130L tank keeping softies and LPS. Thats 38 x

What do you guys have?
 
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How much flow do YOU have??
Not enough, sps dominated, abot 200 times turnover......
 
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tank flow

Hi guys,
I thought I had a lot of flow, but it seems I was wrong. My tank(1.2 x 0.5 xs 0.45 ) (l x w x d) setup so far has a return pump that does 6500 l/hour which goes to 4 outlets in the tank. I dont know if I should add more pumps in the tank for circulation.Planning on keeping softies and lps.
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Hey Mekaeel,
Do you have any M820's laying around that I can use?
And maybe a controller while I'am at it.
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Hey mekaeel
Shot buddy, I will try take some pics of my progress so far and post them.
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mekaeel,
How is that cube of your's comming along? I think I need to come see it for myself as I am unable to see any pictures on photo bucket.
 

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mekaeel,
How is that cube of your's comming along? I think I need to come see it for myself as I am unable to see any pictures on photo bucket.
which one Shane?
the 1m*1m*600 is filled up and fully stocked.
the 600*600*450 is currently empty.need to start working on that.
you more than welcome to through :)
 

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50x on a 1000 litre tank

15 000 l/hr return pump
15 000 l/hr Resun wavermaker.
4 x 6000 l/hr Boyu wavemakers

If I take into account head loss on the return pump, and the fact that the wavers are not on all the time, flow is much lower than the total above. Plan to add another Resun 15 000 litre/hr when stock arrives.
 

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+-50 times turnover (display tank volume - not total volume)

From 2 x 15000 litre/hour ReSun WaveMakers, and 1 x 3000 litre/hour return
When I switch on my CLS pump (still leaking :-( ) then I have +-90 times DT volume turnover....
 

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My main display has 58X on 156litres - return pump(2700l/h) + 2 seio 820(2 x 3200l/h)
My big refugium has 102X on 95litres - return pump(2500l/h) + 3 seio 620(3 x 2400l/h)
My small refugium has 142X on 10.5litres(reefoctopus hang-on type) - return pump 1500l/h

My whole system in general has 78X flow - probably a bit less because return pumps lose efficiency with a higher head. :wave2:
 

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