powerhead help

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  1. albert

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    How do I know if my powerhead is too strong, or strong enough? What should I look for in my tank as a indicator.

    Thanx
     
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    How big is the tank, what size is the pump?
     
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    It is a 30L and a 3000L/h pump
     
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    ok, that is too strong.

    Seio smallest is 1000L I think (maybe 1200?) that might even be too big

    Hydor Koralia have a nano pump. Not sure who do stock them.
     
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    30liter tank - 30cm x 24 ... ish :eek:

    Indicator :Does the gravel get pushed into a heap - are there bare patches of glass at the bottom ?

    If not and there is hiding place for the fish which is also a low flow area , it should be fine , but still not in a 30 liter...
     
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