Which pumps?

rtague

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Hi Roger, setting up a 125 g mbuna tank, lol, I know,I know, I'm on a sw forum and I have 2x6095 on a 75g reef.
What pumps would you recommend for the 125g 72x18?.I'm just looking to keep detritus suspended off the substrate nothing crazy, don't want too much flow actually,I was considering 2 x 6015,would this be enough? thanks.
 

rvitko

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You might be surprised, the pumps being strong will dramatically reduce the aggression and the african rift lakes are so huge they have tides and strong currents much like our great lakes. I would use 2 6065's. The 6015's are too weak and the magnet holders would not hold. At a minimum I would do 2 6045's. I think you would be impressed though with what strong currents will do for rift lake cichlids, the aggression can be switched off and on almost like a light switch by switching off the pumps, it is a very dramatic and interesting thing to see.
 

rtague

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Thanks Roger,very interesting,never thought about flow and aggression,makes sense,going to look at the 6045's
 
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