Tunze or Boyu

Discussion in 'Pumps and Waterflow' started by Jaco Schoeman, 10 Dec 2010.

  1. Jaco Schoeman

    Jaco Schoeman MASA Contributor

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    Guys.

    I need to know - on my NPS tank I would like to invest in a wave maker setup - not so much for the wave, but for the constant change in waterflow.

    There are a few areas in the tank that has constant linear flow, and even though some NPS coral likes this, it causes some issues that I will not elaborate on now.

    So, my question is what wave maker setup is best for my specific tank?

    The size of the tank is 700*450*450 so roughly 140 litres.

    Should I go for Tunze Nanostream or would Boyu Wavemaker suffice?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    I would look at the dymax range, they have a cool addon that causes random flow etc.
    i know tunze has one too
     
  4. Suhayl

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    How can you even ask Tunze or Boyu. The Tunze is the leaders in moving water. Regarding the Boyu no comment.
     
  5. Jaco Schoeman

    Jaco Schoeman Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Yes, and Bugatti Veyron is the leader in high performance, but if you have to go up a mountain you rather stick with a horse... ;)

    I know Tunze is probably a better pump, but would it not be overkill to have all that "wonderfullness" in a small tank like mine? I just sneeze and the water moves from the one side to the other.

    In huge aquariu yes, Tunze is the way, but would Boyu be so incompetent in smaller tanks?
     
  6. Suhayl

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    I owned alot of pumps and let me tell you once you have a Tunze you stick with it. You can compare whatever you want between the pumps all me can say is Tunze comes first. Also the way it moves the water compared to cheaper pumps is way better. I had the same understanding as you but once me tried the Tunze there is no substitude.
     
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    for a tank your size, i would think size of pump would be a huge factor.
    will these be replacing all the other pumps?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i agree with Jaco, i would even use sunsun :) they have never let me down in any of my 10 tanks i use them in
     
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    the other option is vortech or polario
    just got a vortech today
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    infact sentari has the boyu waver, it works great
     
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    Don't you consider this?


    Xwave-wave maker pump - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
     
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    You cant really compare tunze and boyu in my opinion, tunze is the lambo, boyu is the honda civic, if u got the cash, go for the tunze!!
     
  14. butcherman

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    but on south african roads you can only drive both at 120km/h

    i think jaco is asking if the tunze will be over kill for his tank...
     
  15. Suhayl

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    What overkill the Tunze, they have a big range to choose from and those nano series are quite small. If you want a tiny Tunze nano 2500L with magnet let me know. All pumps will provide flow inside a tank as well with a cheap powerhead. As for stream pumps again Tunze is the pump to have.
     
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    I have the resun wavemaker. Its awesome!
     
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    get something that you can pulse. tunze make all different sizes and there is one that you can use i am sure all you need to do it get the controller. I would say get a Vortech MP10 that would be an awesome option
     
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    Hello Jaco
    I feel I have to intrude here, yes all the other pumps mentioned work but none of them do what TUNZE does and if you are looking for a randomised flow in the tank with which you can do anything you want as far as flow is concerned go to www.tunze .com and look up article no 6055 and 7092, for all the relative info for the flow pertaining to your tank. That pump will even run for days on a small battery 12v even solar cells if you have one if you have any major power failure Flow rate is controllable from 1000l/h to 5500l/h your power output is also controllable from 4-18watts.Have a look and make up your own mind.
    Once you use TUNZE you never look at anything else.

    George
     
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    i can personally recommend the 7092 controller :thumbup: got one last month and it can literally do anything you want. Extremely versatile!
     
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