Question Suitable powerheads?

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I have been doing some research on water pumps and powerheads suitable for 60x29x34cm planted tank(cycled and have 1 male RCS survivor from my previous mistakes for 3 weeks in that tank) and I found that I quite like the tunze turbelle nanostream 6015 and the hydor koralia nano 240. I am planning to have a school of rummy nose tetras in that tank. Are the 2 pumps too powerful? Any other small and quiet pumps out there that you guys think are suitable? Thanks
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Edit: I am only getting one pump
 

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I don’t think I’d run any wavemaker/powerhead in a planted tank personally.
 
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Mrfister1116 said:
I don’t think I’d run any wavemaker/powerhead in a planted tank personally.
I want to use the pumps to make it like the rummy noses natural habitat
 

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Honestly, I wouldnt use both. Depending on the filtration, one should keep good flow without turning the entire tank into a washing machine.
 
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aussieJJDude said:
Honestly, I wouldnt use both. Depending on the filtration, one should keep good flow without turning the entire tank into a washing machine.
Sorry, I meant one of the two but not 2 of them in the tank..
Just wondering if either of them are suitable
 

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You certainly can run one, the hydor can work May be a bit much for a 20 gallon (I’m guessing I’m not great at converting metric to standard) I have a 265gph fluval on a 20 gallon lagoon tank and it moves quite a bit of water in that tank
 

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jz1300 said:
Sorry, I meant one of the two but not 2 of them in the tank..
Just wondering if either of them are suitable
Oh. Makes a lot more sense. Honestly I'd go with tunze, since off memory the flow isn't as strong. While dummies do appreciate water movement, they also like areas they can chill away from the flow.
 

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