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Old 03-22-2013, 12:25 PM   #21
 
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Never said you could not make one, but the two that I have, XP3's, did not come with any flow control.
If less flow was my aim,,I would just use smaller GPH filter.
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Old 03-22-2013, 02:44 PM   #22
 
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They aren't made - they are factory Rena Filstar XP flow control valves.
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Old 03-22-2013, 04:23 PM   #23
 
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Never said you could not make one, but the two that I have, XP3's, did not come with any flow control.
If less flow was my aim,,I would just use smaller GPH filter.
Mine did not either. Could be a result of being API now.

Maybe I should of been more specific though by flow control. I want a spray bar setup, that way there isn't a single strong jet, rather several weaker jets yet still the same GPH.

As is, if my Angelfish go to the outlet side, they start swimming at a 45 degree list

But they must like it for spawning, as they've already spawned less than 24 hours after putting it in...
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Old 03-24-2013, 12:31 PM   #24
 
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They aren't made - they are factory Rena Filstar XP flow control valves.
After some googling,,it seem's some are now equipped with flow control.
But as stated,,the two I have did not come with this.
They were on sale at Big Al's for $ 130.00 for the XP3, so I bought two.
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