How many pumps do you use?

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How many pumps total in your aquarium setup?

  1. 1

    8.5%
  2. 2

    18.8%
  3. 3

    13.7%
  4. 4 - 6

    47.0%
  5. 7 - 9

    9.4%
  6. 9+

    2.6%
  1. chetrod

    chetrod Peppermint Shrimp

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    Location:
    Tampa, FL,Florida
    3 Pumps
    1 for the return to DT (external)
    1 that flows through the chiller then to the refugium.
    1 to the skimmer

    4 maxi jet PH if they count
     
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  3. MTips18

    MTips18 Purple Spiny Lobster

    Joined:
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    488
    Location:
    North Wales, PA
    two

    reeflo dart as return to dt
    quiet one 3000 to skimmer
     
  4. ZachB

    ZachB Giant Squid

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    Oct 12, 2008
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    Location:
    Earth
    1 return pump, 1 skimmer pump, 1 for DT.
     
  5. RHorton

    RHorton Pajama Cardinal

    Joined:
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    1,406
    Location:
    upstate NY
    2 korials
    1 power sweep220
    1 quitone 2200
    1200 maxijet for skimmer
     
  6. Robman

    Robman Great White Shark

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    2,688
    Location:
    Katy, Tx.
    2 koralia 4's 7 pumps
     
  7. medhatreefguy

    medhatreefguy Fire Worm

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    Location:
    Medicine Hat, Alberta
    1 return, 2 on the skimmer, three powerheads, 1 for top up.
     
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  9. BluePhish

    BluePhish Teardrop Maxima Clam

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    Location:
    Buffalo N.Y.
    i have 8
    2 K3's,a maxi-jet 1200, and a mini jet in the display, then a mag 7 return, 2 pumps on the skimmer and one for the po4 reactor
     
  10. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Location:
    Berkeley, CA
    Yes.
     
  11. {Nano}Reefer

    {Nano}Reefer Dragon Wrasse

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    I have 5, 4 not including the skimmer. Might need to add a few more at the bottom for settling debris and waste... not sure though. What got you to think of this question?
     
  12. steve wright

    steve wright Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Location:
    shenzhen Guangdong PRC
    I have 4 P heads, 1 cannsiter for carbon 1 in Deltec and 1 return pump so 6 in total