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post #1 of 5 Old 10-17-2006, 09:21 PM Thread Starter
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Is it ok to use 2 power/overhang filters for a tank? I have a 46-gal with an AquaClear filter (can't remember the model offhand, but it is for a 50-gal), and a friend gave me a brand new Penguin BioWheel filter for a 50-gal. I'm wondering... could I use these both on a 46-gal, or is this too much?

Thanks all for putting up with my ignorance and noob questions. You guys are such a great resource! If only the LFS was half this good!

46-gallon bowfront freshwater w/
6 tiger barbs
5 gold barbs
4 blue (3-spot) gouramis
2 kribensis cichlids
2 albino cory catfish
1 featherfin syndontis catfish
2 mystery snails
2 marble snails
various live plants (12)
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post #2 of 5 Old 10-17-2006, 09:30 PM
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That is fine, you cant have too much filtration!
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-17-2006, 09:35 PM
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Agree with BN.:)
Nothing wrong with that so you should be fine.

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post #4 of 5 Old 10-17-2006, 11:05 PM
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Yeah that should be just fine man!

Those are two great filters, probably some of the best HOB's on the market.
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-19-2006, 10:35 PM
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Yes I have a 46 Gallon bowfront with two penguin 50 G filters and it keeps my tank crystal clear.

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