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JerseyBird97 05-27-2010 11:16 PM

ok, dumb question
 
If an aqueon 10 put out 100gph for a 10 gallon and an aqueon 20 puts out 124gph for a 20 callon why are eheim 2213's that push 116gph for 30 gallons?

scalar 05-28-2010 12:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JerseyBird97 (Post 392434)
If an aqueon 10 put out 100gph for a 10 gallon and an aqueon 20 puts out 124gph for a 20 callon why are eheim 2213's that push 116gph for 30 gallons?

canisters do more work at less gph than hobs do.

teddyzaper 05-28-2010 12:30 AM

ehiem also has more chemical and biological then the HOBs which can filter more then just mechanical.


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