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I am running a mag 900 as the return from the sump to the new 65G tank but I know I need something else for additional circulation inside the display.

Do you think one Maxijet 1200 is enough (mounted in the oposite corner from the return) - or do I need another one located somewhere near the bottom of the tank?

Advice please......
 

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The more the merrier....

I have two Hagen 301's in my 55 along with a Mag-7 return....

The return is in the center pointing to the front glass... The two PH's are in the back corners pointing towards the center of the front glass pointing slightly upwards for maximun surface aggetation... Works well for a FOWLR, not sure about a reef...
 

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ylmaya If you just have the one powerhead that will work fine for your tank :)
 

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that's what i was thinking, since i was assuming it's not a 48" long tank. looked more like 30-36" in the pics from last week.
 

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Thanks guys - I just placed an order for 2 maxi-jet 1200s (one for the tank and one to run water as a return to the "extra sump").

(I also ordered 120lbs. of white aragonite and my salifet test kits). It is driving me nuts that I don't have water in this thing yet... the plumber (hubby) promises that we will be ready to get wet this weekend!!!!!

Still have to glue some PVC and ad a bulk head to the garbage can water reservoir!
 

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Just for reference, I have a Mag5 return (at a 4ft. head, probably 300gph) and 6 Maxi-Jet 1200's in my 55 Gallon tall tank.
Of course, the Maxijet's aren't all on at once, but alternate in a 3x2 arrangement every 20 seconds.
I alternate from side-to-side in the tank and it gives a nice 'surge' impression, though the odd thing is the way I have the pumps flow reflected off the glass the corals, etc. all lean opposite the direction the pumps are flowing.
Just thought I'd mention it.
 
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