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  1. #1

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    Default Swimming pool filter.


    0 Not allowed!
    If you havent noticed its my day off therefore I have been playing with my tanks and have a ton of questions lol. That also means I come up with crazy ideas.
    Anywho,

    I have a swimming pool filter that was given to me and I was thinking of using it on my 30gal when I get it going. The big problem is it is rated for 530gph. When you do the math that would 17.6 turnovers per hour. Unless I was keeping trout I think thats too much. What I am wondering is if I put ball valves in the lines do you think this would effectively reduce the flow?

    Thanks,
    Scott
    55gal: 1gold severum(jasper),1 Green Sev (Spot), 3 tiger barbs (left), bovarian ram.
    29gal: 3 goldfish growing out
    Scott

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    Join Date
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    For your first article and sticky! - fins_n_fur   For being a nice person. - Brookfish   For my fellow Missourian! - Corndawg   For the holidays : ) - lovleeko   Merry Xmas! - Corndawg   

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    0 Not allowed!
    So you all know I scrapped that idea so I am saving the filter for when I build my 500gal plywood tank. (too much time on mfk)
    55gal: 1gold severum(jasper),1 Green Sev (Spot), 3 tiger barbs (left), bovarian ram.
    29gal: 3 goldfish growing out
    Scott

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