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Old 11/29/2007, 05:45 PM   #1
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large water mover

What type of inexpensive (emphasis on inexpensive) equipment can I use to move large quantities of water in my aquarium?

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Old 11/29/2007, 05:58 PM   #2
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Trash can with wheels is pretty cheap. Could you provide more details as to, what you are trying to move where?


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Old 11/29/2007, 06:00 PM   #3
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Chinese food containers. The large soup ones. Not that large, but they are free with purchase!!


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Old 11/29/2007, 06:56 PM   #4
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I use a trash can, its the cheapest way I know of.


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Old 11/29/2007, 08:21 PM   #5
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I think he is talking about power heads, or wave makers.
How cheap are we talking? You could steal a boat oar and stir your tank with that. Free


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Old 11/29/2007, 08:23 PM   #6
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Your hand is free, and if you have kids just pay them a dollor to stir it.


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Old 11/29/2007, 08:54 PM   #7
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Hydor Koralia, Rio Seio, Tunze Nanostream........


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Old 11/29/2007, 08:59 PM   #8
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Originally posted by reefergeorge
I think he is talking about power heads, or wave makers.
How cheap are we talking? You could steal a boat oar and stir your tank with that. Free
Thats what I was thinking. He sain IN my aquarium. I agree with AZdesertrat, Hydor Korolia.


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Old 11/29/2007, 09:03 PM   #9
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Lol, oops, I use Tunze streams and really like them. Everyone I know seems to use the Hydor Koralia and they seem very very good for the price. If you have a limited budget the koralias would be a good option.


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Old 11/29/2007, 09:05 PM   #10
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I forgot to add a boat oar,,,,,,but your arms get really tired after a while!


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Old 11/30/2007, 07:50 PM   #11
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maxijet mod is the cheapest iirc


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Old 11/30/2007, 07:54 PM   #12
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Maxi jet Mods are the best for the price IMO. 1200's with the algae free mods should be around $40 each online and push ~ 1600 gph for ~ 20 watts.
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Old 11/30/2007, 08:00 PM   #13
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You could use air bubbler only on one side of the tank. The bubbles will cause the water to rise only on that side. The other side will sink. A nice circular motion. The air pump you need to pay for but the air is free.


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