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Re: [APD] Re: External co2 Reactors/Flow Reduction
Don't read too much into the ratings for filters,
especially Eheims. They defy physics imo.
--- RJ Skall <rjskall2 at hotmail_com> wrote:
> Tomoko wrote:
> "Hi RJ...I am using a powerhead to feed my external CO2
> reactor (Tom Barr's
> model). A Rio 800 that came with it became so noisy with
> a slight amount of
> a head pressure that I replaced it with a small Via Aqua
> Tomoko - Do you mean you are running a seperate loop
> (exclusive of your
> filter) with an external "hang on" reactor but an
> internal powerhead? I
> didn't quite understand.
> The original reason I posted this question was to
> eliminate the powerhead
> altogether. I'm starting to wonder if the Ecco series
> aren't just too wimpy?
> They seem to be among the cheapest of the Eheim
> I figured more folks out there had overcome the problem
> of reduced flow
> while using a canister filter/external reactor setup and
> just wanted to know
> how they did so. And why two filters rated the same have
> totally different
> results using this setup.
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