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Wet/Dry Users: What Size Sump and Filter Flow Rate are you using?

Discussion in 'DIY Projects and Ideas' started by Jgray152, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Jgray152

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    Im just curious to see what flow rates some are using for their specific sump sizes.
     
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    Sump= 150 gallons

    Pump= 4.7K GPH

    When rebuilt there will be 2 of these pumps rather than just 1.
     
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    Sump= 200 gallons

    Pump= Mag Drive 2400 (probably getting about 1500 gph out of it after head loss)
     
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    Fantastic folks, keep them coming :)
     
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    I have a 30 gallon sump under a 125. Use a mag 700gph
     
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    40G sump with a quiet one 4000 1017 GPH
     
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    100G sump

    4.5K per hour
     
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    For my 75 gallon aquarium - 22 gallon sump (sterlite 90 quart container), quiet one 6000 pump. Rated at a little over 1500 GPH, but with head height and 90's, I think I'm running around 900 GPH. I'm using stackable drawers for a trickle filter and have around 8 gallons of bio media (mainly scrubbies).
     
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    300 Gallon Tank w 60 Gallon sump and six foot bio-tower. I'm running an Iwaki MD-70RT, 1100 GPH.

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    Haven't built my yet (this weekend) but 55gal sump /w Mag Drive 12 (aiming for 850gph) got a bigger pump for head and expansion in future
     
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