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Hi there, hoping you can help. Im trying to get my better half an aquarium that can be used for saltwater fish. I’ve done some research and tbh getting more and more confused (this article was the first that helped so thank you).
Ive been looking at a Juwel Primo 110 tank, would the set up it offers be ok for saltwater -Novolux 80 LED, 100w heater and BioFlow Filter Plus Pump – and if not could u possibly recommend a good start up saltwater tank that would come with everything required?
Any help would be VERY much appreciated
Kind regards
Phill
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Another factor that must be taken into consideration when selecting an aquarium pump is the aquarium's head. This is the height the water must be pumped against the opposing force of gravity. For hanging filters, this tends to be very minimal, but when a canister filter is utilized, it can be quite significant. Only the most powerful pumps are capable of handling tanks that have a head space of more than a few feet. SUNSUN 300L/H Aquarium Fish Tank Plastic Internal Submersible Water Filter Pump
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Photo provided by FlickrThis freshwater aquarium filtration system pumps up to 265 gallons per hour! But that’s not all it does.
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The filter selection you make will play an important part in the water pump selection, since many styles are incompatible with various types of aquarium pumps.running on it, I would highly recommend these pumps, you really don't get better for your buck. These pumps are very powerful so I actually only need one of them running, the other one is purely there for backup. People often say it's impossible to have too much filtration. However, it is on the other hand possible to have a pump that is too much for your aquarium/sump. For instance, one of my pumps will circulate over 3000 gallons of water an hour. If you have two pumps running then that 6000 gallons of water an hour. Even though things will work okay, the water will be running so quickly between the sump and the aquarium, there will be an absolutely terrific amount of noise caused by all the water running through the system. So bear this in mind when choosing your pump.In order for water to flow to your sump filter you've got to have some way for it to exit your aquarium. Canister filters use pumps to suck the water from the aquarium and then return it back again. Although sump filters utilise a pump in the system, this is only used to return the water back to the aquarium, water exits the aquarium using gravity. There are various different ways that you can set up an aquarium so it can house a sump filter, however, one of the more common ways is to use overflow boxes. Overflow boxes are normally installed inside the aquarium. Depending on the size of your tank, you can either have one overflow box installed or two. If you look at the simple diagram above you can see that this illustration shows two overflow boxes located at the rear of the aquarium. The white circles depict where the inlet and outlet pipes are located. The overflow box is designed so it's not quite the height of the aquarium glass, it needs to be like this so that the water flows freely into the overflow box like a weir. The water then flows through the inlet pipe and down into the sump filter, it is then returned through the outlet pipe. When you switch your pump off, the water will continue to flow into the outlet box until it drops below the lip of the weir, at this stage water will stop flowing out of the aquarium. There really isn't any more to it, this is how water exits your tank when using an overflow chamber or box. However, one of the drawbacks with using overflow boxes is they can be very noisy. If your aquarium is located somewhere where you spend lots of time then the sound of flowing water could well get rather annoying after a while. There is a simple solution to this problem and it can be resolved by using standpipes. You can either make them yourself, or you can buy commercially available pipes. When you locate standpipes in your overflow boxes, the water then backs up until it reaches the point where it will start flowing through the standpipes. Because the inlets on the standpipes are located near the top of the overflow box, the water doesn't fall so far, in fact you can set them up so the water only needs to for a couple of inches, this will dramatically reduce the noise the water makes when dropping, in fact it can cut the noise out altogether.Some water pumps can even assist with draining and refilling your aquarium to assist with cleaning, while others can even mix saltwater in holding tanks to prepare it for a water change.