Wave makers

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  1. Timone

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    Hi,
    Setting up a new tank. It is a 5ft tank that takes 540 lt of water.
    Need to get wave makers can somebody advise how many or what size pumps is needed. How much water would i need to move around the tank in an hour.
     
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    Some people would say at least 40 times your total water volume per hour. Personally, I would suggest a couple of Vortech pumps. You'd need about 24000L/hour at 40 times total turnover. I'd suggest 2 x Vortech MP40W ES. Gives you 12 000L/H each. Also, you can use them as wavemakers.
     
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    Or you could go for
    2 x tunze 6105's(13000l/h) with 1x 7092 wave controller ;)
     
  5. Monti

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    Most importantly, whats your budget?
     
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    Good point... Both the Tunze and the Vortech systems are quite pricey...
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    for the reefer on a budget i see xwave are punting a pretty nice little package..
     
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    Got more info on that Les?
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i will look for it,
     
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    If im not mistaken, Oceanson brought in these Xwave wave makers.
     
  11. Timone

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    Thanks guys. Needed to know how much water to circulate in an hour
     
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