RE: NANFA-L-- powerheads

Bruce Stallsmith (
Mon, 02 May 2005 10:31:37 -0400

I run a smallish one in my 130 gallon tank, wedged in one corner so that it
pushes water along the back of the tank about 10 cm above the sand. I tried
a bigger one, but it created a huge surge of water that was much too much;
I'm trying to replicated a flowing pool, not a rapid.

--Bruce Stallsmith
along the gently flowing Tennessee
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: Peter Unmack <peter.lists at>
>To: nanfa-l <>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- powerheads
>Date: Sun, 1 May 2005 14:26:48 -0500 (CDT)
>G'day folks
>Have many folks added powerheads to tanks without attaching them to a
>filter? I am thinking of doing this to provide current, but am wondering
>what folks have put over the end to prevent fish from getting caught in

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