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Dec 15, 2019 · I've read the hits I could about surface agitation and oxygen on this site and still can't find an answer. ... Reef Tank 365. Hospitality Award. Build Thread Contributor. ... twice that not aiming the powerhead too much on the surface since it accelerates the evaporation of our water on the tank surface. Am I on the right track? Thanks again

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  • surface agitation: stir, churn and oxygenate youraquarium!

    surface agitation: stir, churn and oxygenate youraquarium!

    Nov 19, 2020 · Is there such a thing as too much surface agitation? In most cases, the surface agitation caused by aquarium equipment won’t cause any problems. However, there are two instances when strong surface movement actually works against you. 1. Your fish. It may surprise you to learn that some fish hate surface agitation or any other water movement

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  • surface agitation necessary? | reef2reef saltwater and

    surface agitation necessary? | reef2reef saltwater and

    Mar 29, 2020 · Keep in mind that if your sump pump dies Oxygen will deplete quickly in the main tank With no surface agitation. Reply Like Reply. Reactions: Sisterlimonpot and 35ppt. Mar 28, 2020 #6 ca1ore 10K Club member View Badges. R2R Supporter. R2R Excellence Award. CTARS Member. Article Contributor. Reef Tank 365. R2R TV Featured. Build Thread

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  • doesyour aquarium have enough surface agitation? | the

    doesyour aquarium have enough surface agitation? | the

    Jun 29, 2009 · How to add better surface agitation “Agitating” the surface of the water in your aquarium is easy. Just get a couple power heads (one will do fine if your aquarium is smaller) and set them up so that they create current at the surface of your aquarium water. You should see ripples in the surface …

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  • enoughsurface agitation?? | reef2reef saltwater andreef

    enoughsurface agitation?? | reef2reef saltwater andreef

    Nov 02, 2020 · depends how much you want.. if you want 100% gas exchange, use a ph probe and see if the PH in the tank is the same as tank water bubbled with an air stone in …

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  • surface agitation & gas exchange-the reef tank

    surface agitation & gas exchange-the reef tank

    Dec 13, 2002 · The P/H is near the surface but doesn’t break the surface. The return from the can. I adjust so it falls into the water but it is a bit loud and I put it below the surface when I’m at home. Between the Can., the P/H & the little pump the surface of the water is always rippling but I want to know if that is enough agitation to do it’s thing

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  • aquariumaeration andsurface agitation|howstuffworks

    aquariumaeration andsurface agitation|howstuffworks

    The surface tension of the water must be broken for sufficient gas exchange. Fortunately, creating surface agitation is easily done with aeration, or pumping air into the water so that it forms bubbles. The bubbles rise to the surface and burst, thus breaking the surface tension

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  • does flow affect par? | reef2reef saltwater andreef

    does flow affect par? | reef2reef saltwater andreef

    Mar 06, 2021 · Yes, in so much as it will drift based on the surface agitation and refraction as a result. I measure with the flow on and keep the sensor there for a while, recording the average PAR. Par can jump around quite a bit, so pick the highest and lowest readings produced and you can surmise the average of the two for the most accurate assessment of

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  • how much surface agitation? | reef2reef saltwater and reef

    how much surface agitation? | reef2reef saltwater and reef

    Jan 30, 2019 · Reef Aquarium Discussion . How much surface agitation? Thread starter cbau45 ... How much surface agitation? Thread starter cbau45; Start date Jan 30, 2019; Tagged users None Jan 30, 2019 #1 cbau45 I like to reef! View Badges. Joined Oct 18, 2008 Messages 81 Reaction score 0 Location Midland, MI. I recently got back into the hobby after a few

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  • surface agitation?? | the reef tank

    surface agitation?? | the reef tank

    May 07, 2012 · it is not only the amount of surface agitation, but also the amount of fall in the overflow. if the water level is to high in the overflow, then the proteins on the surface can not fall into the overflow to get processed by the sump. there needs to be some fall into the overflow to pull the surface film into the overflow, if not, then the film will just stay on the surface unless there is

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  • enough surface agitation?? | reef2reef saltwater and reef

    enough surface agitation?? | reef2reef saltwater and reef

    Nov 02, 2020 · depends how much you want.. if you want 100% gas exchange, use a ph probe and see if the PH in the tank is the same as tank water bubbled with an air stone in …

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  • surface agitation: stir, churn and oxygenate your aquarium!

    surface agitation: stir, churn and oxygenate your aquarium!

    Nov 19, 2020 · Is there such a thing as too much surface agitation? In most cases, the surface agitation caused by aquarium equipment won’t cause any problems. However, there are two instances when strong surface movement actually works against you. 1. Your fish. It may surprise you to learn that some fish hate surface agitation or any other water movement

    Get Details
  • does your aquarium have enough surface agitation? | the

    does your aquarium have enough surface agitation? | the

    Jun 29, 2009 · How to add better surface agitation “Agitating” the surface of the water in your aquarium is easy. Just get a couple power heads (one will do fine if your aquarium is smaller) and set them up so that they create current at the surface of your aquarium water. You should see ripples in the surface …

    Get Details
  • aquarium aeration and surface agitation | howstuffworks

    aquarium aeration and surface agitation | howstuffworks

    The surface tension of the water must be broken for sufficient gas exchange. Fortunately, creating surface agitation is easily done with aeration, or pumping air into the water so that it forms bubbles. The bubbles rise to the surface and burst, thus breaking the surface tension

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  • how to lower alkalinity inreef tank(5 best ways)

    how to lower alkalinity inreef tank(5 best ways)

    Jan 24, 2021 · Another side effect of this method is that adding acids to a reef tank will cause the pH to drop. To deal with this issue, increase surface agitation to boost the dissolved oxygen levels and gradually raise the pH. The organic acids you can use are white vinegar and vodka. Pure distilled 5% vinegar works the best

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  • powerhead for surface agitation? -nano-reef community

    powerhead for surface agitation? -nano-reef community

    Oct 19, 2016 · I was wondering if there was a powerhead that is easy to aim up for max surface agitation. I have a wavemaker but that was not cutting it, the surface was still messy. And the power of it was keeping my clownfish on the other side of the tank pretty much all …

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