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Old 01/05/2008, 05:22 PM
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Recommendations needed: Penductors or Maxijet mods for 120g SPS?

I'm torn on my flow setup for my (48x24) 120g upgrade. I had planned to use maxijet mods, but I got an Iwaki pressure pump along with my tank. I have no experience with penductors

Which would you choose?

1) 3-4 maxijet mods at ~1500gph each
Advantages: low power consumption, greater variability of flow

2) Iwaki MD-70RLT closed loop with 2 penductors. I estimate the penductors would increase the 1500gph 2-3 times...
Advantages: aesthetics
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Old 01/06/2008, 03:07 AM
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Old 01/06/2008, 04:06 AM
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I'd go with the MJ, but I like the flexibility of powerheads.
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Old 01/07/2008, 10:41 PM
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I am leaning toward the maxijets. Anyone want to sway me toward the pendutors?
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Old 01/07/2008, 11:52 PM
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penductors pretty much only work if you have a pressure rated pump (= $$ in watts). reeflo pumps aren't pressure rated =(
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Old 01/08/2008, 12:32 AM
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On my 48x48x25 cube, I'm running two Tunze 6201's, four mj900 mods, and a panworld 200ps return pump with two penductors.

My tank is basically two of your tanks put together. IMO you can use both mj mods and penductors.
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Old 01/08/2008, 12:48 AM
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isnt a modded maxijet like...10-20 dollars away from a tunze nano?
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Old 01/08/2008, 12:50 AM
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nvm...with the magnet....but imo, suction cups are the worst things EVER.
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Old 01/08/2008, 01:10 AM
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Well it cost $200 for four mj mods, four mj 900's, and two suregrip 100 magnets which will hold two mj mods on each magnet. I love Tunze, but the mj mods are a bargain.
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