least ugly powerhead!

Discussion in 'Filters, Filtration and Pumps' started by Tom Michael, 24 Mar 2020.

  1. Tom Michael

    Tom Michael Member

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    any recommendations on something small please?


    I had two externals on a 90h, however I now have this setup as a room divider and have ditched the second filter due to a 1 year old taking far too much interest! I am using the ehiem skimmer, but I think more flow would benefit with Co2 distribution
     
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    Why not both filter ps and inlets at one end?

    I think that could work well.
     
  4. Tom Michael

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    Hi siege

    Tried that, but they won’t fit in my Ada cabinet gap at the sides!

    I would MUCH rather use the second external for aesthetic reasons l, but I can’t run the risk of my son breaking glass etc
     
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    Have a look at one of the recent journals (sorry can't remember which one) someone posted a link to a powerful powerhead that was the size of an egg.
     
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    This one?
     
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  7. Tom Michael

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    Looks great but pricey at 130 pounds! What’s your feedback on the product please and where did you buy?
     
  8. LouisGenin

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    A Jebao RW4 might do the trick

    Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
     
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    Tunze?
     
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    Hi @Tom Michael

    I have a Sicce Voyager Nano 2000, which is a very good compact propeller pump for improving CO2 flow around the tank. That's what I use it for. You may not have heard the name 'Sicce' before but their products are sometimes re-badged and sold under a different name. Here's a link:

    https://www.sicce.com/en/products/stream-pumps/voyager-nano.html

    And they are available from the likes of Charterhouse Aquatics:

    https://charterhouse-aquatics.com/s...ager-nano/sicce-voyager-nano-2000-stream-pump

    I run the Nano 2000 on a 125 litre tank.

    JPC
     
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  12. jameson_uk

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    The eheim skimmer is 300 lph, there is an Oase optimax 500 which is pretty tiny (55 x 42 x 60) and does 500 lph but not sure if this enough (the higher rated one start getting bigger)
     
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    Thanks Ed, that’s interesting as I could set it up on the wall side of my aquarium so a bit less ugly perhaps. A bit more than I wanted to fork out, although I’d rather pay and get it right first time
     
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    Right there is a model coming out some time this year where the two ends come apart so you have to smaller pumps. That you can place in different ends.
     
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