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Tunze & Hydor Koralia's, my views ;)

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    Matt submitted a new Showcase Item:

    Tunze & Hydor Koralia's, my views ;)

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    Interesting, thanks Matt :thumbup:

    Do you use a controller at all or are the pumps on all the time?
     
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    Seeing as they output only 1000l/h I didn't opt for a controller ;)
     
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    Makes sense.
     
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    Thanks Matt - sounds like some awesome little pumps.....
     
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    Thanks Matt, an insightful and unbiased comparrison ;)
     
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    Nice thread, thanks Matt :thumbup:
     
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    thanks dude!
    Galibore-does one need to put your pumps on controlers or time switches?
    My powerheads run 24/7 in a year
     
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    lanzo - for larger systems yes because you can get real wave action, it's not done so much on smaller systems and many pumps aren't made to be switched on and off like that
     
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    SO the real question is, Is the Tunze up for sale ? :whistling:
     
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    GREAT nano. Great review.
    Do you have any other stats ie power consumption that you could use. Would love to see this thread updated and contributions from others.
     
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    Nice to see you fond something that works for you. Just one question. What size are the front grids, if you have a power failure will a fish not be able to get in there?
     
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    sunburst: They output 1000l/h at 3.5W, pretty energy efficient ;) The Tunze output 2500l/h at 6W, which is even better!

    Alfie: the front grids are divided up into wedge shapes, with the base being just under a cm, my little clowns will not be able to swim through the grid
     
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    Nice review Matt, the tunze powerheads are quite renowned for a very powerful flow, they are also well made and built to last, the hydors are much more suitable for nanos, but a slightly larger tank will benefit by the tunze, so keep it for your upgrade;)
     
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    Well done you Matt, really nice review, kudos for that:thumbup:
     
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    Thanks for this review matt. It shed some light on what I wanted to know. I just want to know where you bought the Koralia's from and for how much? Do you still have them?
     
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    I have 2 Koralia's. i am contemplating selling. Ps in a debate about it right now.
    o and you can only get them from overseas. got mine from the uk
     
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    Heard a rumor that these pumps may be available locally in the near future.
     
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    I heard the same...
     
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    Ahoy Mike, let me know what you decide and $$ then we'll take it from there. I asume they're exactly the same?
     
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