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  1. S

    Ehiem Classic 250

    I have a 58 a litre tank and currently have a Fluval u2 but am upgrading to a ehiem classic 250 as the water quality was poor and had caused illness I am just wondering will the flow be to strong and if so is there a way I can limit it?
  2. S

    Ehiem classic

    I have a 58 a litre tank and currently have a Fluval u2 but am upgrading to a ehiem classic 250 as the water quality was poor and had caused illness I am just wondering will the flow be to strong and if so is there a way I can limit it?
  3. L

    Debris in the water

    Hi, I've had trouble with floating debris in the water since day 1 many years ago. I even got a new filter, an Eheim Classic 2260, which is more than enough for my 540l/120gallon. I've tried fixing the flow in the aquarium, putting in wavemakers and putting in a ton of filter watt. Someone...
  4. Sege

    Quiet Filter Possibly?

    Hi. :DSo I just got a new filter, and I set it up and everything. It runs just how it's supposed to. I just want to make it quieter. I have my tank under my loft bed, and so I sleep right on top of the noise. It's not really the grumbling sounds that the filter makes as the mechanics run to pump...
  5. L

    Q's on Ferts, flow and making a new hood

    Hi As I mentioned in my previous thread, I'm about to strip my my tank and start again going high tech with a good substrate, co2 and new LED lighting. I've been buying everything I need but still need to buy a list of things and some of them I'm still researching. I wonder if anyone could...
  6. D

    Worried About My Betta

    HI there,   I currently have a 22l aqua nano tank and I bought a Betta fish yesterday. I brought him home everything seemed great but this morning I woke up to find find that he keeps going to the grills where the water goes out to get to the filter and the carbon etc.. is this normal?    He...
  7. G

    New Again

    Hi all, While i've been in aquaria for maybe 20 years I've recently downsized from a 150 FOWLR to a 90. It's been years since i've set a tank up but this one is 90 drilled with Sump with dual bags, Eshopps PSK200, Mag 12 down below. In the tank is a 2" live sand bed, about 40 lbs base rock...
  8. David J

    A Few Issues - Co2, Ferts, Flow & Algae

    Hi I have a few issues and questions about my set up. My tank has been running for 2 years. Up until now it has not had Co2. It has always had live plants (swords, crypts, cabomba, anubias) and has bogwood and a few rocks with part sand part gravel substrate. Up until now I've been dosing...
  9. nortonmad213

    Filter Flow For Female Bettas

    hi, so this weekend my breeder has got 30 bettas for me :D i know with male bettas the less flow the better does this stand true for females as they generally have much smaller fins. my filter atm is aimed at the surface for agitation. there are plenty of lulls in the tank for them to chill if...
  10. D34DLY

    Suggestions On Water Flow In Tall Aquarium

    Hi,.   So let me begin by apologising if this is in the wrong section. I wasn't too sure, but presumed this to be quite a basic question (shame I've ran out of ideas!) so placed it here.   Anyway, I have a custom made aquarium, at 60cm tall, 54cm deep and 76cm long, this one is quite unique.  ...
  11. Garbolino

    Eheim Filter / Tank Size

    Hi Paul, the flow would depend on what fish you are going to stock, some like it fast moving while some like a gentle flow My inlet is about 2inches from the bottom of my tank & my out let is at the opposite end of the tank approx an inch below the surface
  12. SLIM

    Pressurized Co2, Equipment, Flow And Fertilization

    Pressurized CO2, Equipment, Flow and Fertilization       First of all before I begin I would just like to say I am writing this article to help beginners understand fertilizers, CO2 and how to set up a pressurized system for planted aquariums. This is mainly so I have something to refer back to...
  13. A

    Get In The Flow!

    Hello all.   I recently got into a discussion with some one on here that has really got me thinking about water movement and filter/powerhead, direction, speed, angles, diverting flow etc. I know every set up will require different flow rates and head angles to suit the species and tank size but...
  14. Zikofski

    Glass Lily Pipes And Flow Advice Needed

    okay a couple of questions, i plan to do a smaller tank for when i go to Australia, planning a 30"x12"x15" 88L (23 Gal) now first thing is first flow seeming i am going for a heavily planted tank with co2 injection, from what i have learnt over the past few weeks/months i need good flow around...
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