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Old 09/17/2018, 04:34 PM   #1
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Stream 3s or waveboxes with stream 2s

Hi Roger ,

Big tunze fan and still use 8 year old 6104s .
Upgrading to a bigger tank of 48 inch x 40 inch front to back and 20 inch high .

I tend to run very very high flow in tanks .

Looking at some suggestions for flow in a choked acropora only tank :-

1. 3 tunze stream 3 - can I run them such that they can talk to each other and sync between them ?

2. 2 tunze 6214 waveboxes and 2 6105 .

I know I can ask in the forum but not many people have such wide tanks and hence thought of getting your thoughts as you know the capability of tunzes more than anyone .

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Old 09/18/2018, 10:36 AM   #2
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I would really consider the Stream 3, especially with the new flow rectifier they are a really great SPS pump and very low maintenance. You can connect up to 3 in a slave/master mode without any additional controller, just a Y cable and a straight cable.

The wave boxes could be nice but on a 4ft long tank the wave will be faster and shorter due to the dimensions, for this reason I would lean to the Stream 3.

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Old 09/18/2018, 05:01 PM   #3
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I would really consider the Stream 3, especially with the new flow rectifier they are a really great SPS pump and very low maintenance. You can connect up to 3 in a slave/master mode without any additional controller, just a Y cable and a straight cable.

The wave boxes could be nice but on a 4ft long tank the wave will be faster and shorter due to the dimensions, for this reason I would lean to the Stream 3.

Thank you!
As always appreciate your quick and prompt reply. Your customer service is probably one of the biggest reasons I have stuck to using tunzes !

Do you think 2 should be fine in master-slave mode or I should be better with 3 ran at lower speeds ?

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Old 09/18/2018, 08:48 PM   #4
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Also by flow rectifier , did you mean the one posted by Jake in ************ - can't paste the link here ...

Will it be included with the pumps if I buy today from say premiumaquatics or BRS ?

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Old 09/19/2018, 07:52 AM   #5
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2 would be fine, I only said 3 because I thought you were asking about 3, I would actually start with just 2.

If the flow rectifiers are not included, just let me know and I will send them at no charge, it is a free upgrade. The pumps in any case will be the same but only pumps made since August have them included.


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