I have a new 125 gal tank, have i enough flowrate?

Discussion in 'Filters and Filtration' started by offcentre, Mar 12, 2012.

  1. offcentreNew MemberMember

    I have 2 x Eheim pro 3e canister filters for my 566L tank. I am going to stock with Afras. Are these enough to turn around 5x the tank volume?
     
  2. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Good afternoon,

    I am not familiar with these filters and I do not know the gallons per hour (GPH). Hopefully someone will chime in soon. :)

    Ken
     
  3. Jaysee

    JayseeFishlore LegendMember

    there are two models, and the larger of the models only does 240 gph so no, two of them will not be 5x turnover on a 125.

    I am too unfamiliar with eheims to say whether or not they will be enough for the tank.
     
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    offcentreNew MemberMember

    ok thanks
     
  5. iZaO JnrWell Known MemberMember

    Usually this would be okay, not with africans though.

    I would suggest investing in the filter with the most capacity possible.
     




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