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RE: [APD] two external filters and water circulation -- or -Points onPointing

now the answers below
>-Gustavo wrote:
>Scott, Bill,
>thanks for the tips.
>In fact, here in Rio we don't have to worry about heating ... in fact it's
>just the opposite: I had to mount a CPU cooler in top of tank to prevent
>overheating in summer, when temperatures rise up to 42 degrees Centrigade
>Well, about the circulation, my problem is that I don´t have room enough
>put the filters in the corners, as my new wood cover don't have a good
>opening, leaving space to the two filters, side-by-side.
>My filters are two Whisper 10, UGF, and I have a planted tank with DIY CO2
>injection, daily PMDD dosing and 52 Watts of lighting, for a 63 L
>Are you trying to align the output of these filters over riser tubes to
>UGF for reverse-flow? It's your call, but the UGF is taking up valuable
>real estate in the small tank that could be used for more sustrate or ummm

Sorry again for my poor english, but I didn't understand quite well what
you mean but, no, I don't have a reverse-flow UGF

The nice new wood hood....you didn't chop down part of the rainforest
>for a rosewood one, did you? I'm only half-kidding, just half. 

ahahah ... oh, c'mon, well, in fact I picked the wood cover project in an
american site!!! :), but, well, I must say that the store that sold me the
wood wasn´t ISO certificated or so ... well, that subject would be best
suited for an agreable night meeting with some frozen beers, you're invited
if you ever come to travel to Rio. :)

>Could you
>perhaps cut openings in the back to accomodate these filters, or would
>weaken the hood too much? Curious.

That´s exactly what I'm thinking to do, as soon as I can.


>in chilly Northern Alabama where it has risen to 20F

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