lph flow for discuss fish

lee

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i have a 260l planted tank with no fish in it at the moment i will be adding discuss fish to it soon,i have a fluval 305,1000lph filt ,a koralia 2,2300 lph power head ,and recently iv had to add a reactor that iv had to power with a 1000 lph pump,that is 4300 lph,my question is..have i got to much flow for the discuss and wot would you do in my possiton
 

steve2tanks

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In my discus tank 240ltr ive got a tetra tec ex1200 and 700 along with a hydor koralia 1 and they dont mind the flow(my biggest pair spawn about every 10 days now) but im no discus expert
 

Tony Swinney

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I have a similar setup to yours and Steves (300l / 2 x eheim 2026 / koralia 2) and the discus seem quite happy and lay eggs too. I would say it's probably good to have some decent size hardscape in there, so they can get out of the main flow of the koralia if they desire. :)

Tony
 
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