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Gyre 230 or 250 for 75 gallon tank?

Wrasse-cal

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I accidentally picked up the Maxspect XF250 Gyre when I meant to buy the 230.

I have a 3 foot, 75 gallon tank. I assume the 250 is going to be massive overkill and I should swap the 250 for the 230?

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My Tank is a 4' 90g and I have 2 - 250's running at 40% oscillating. Any more and it turns into bare bottom in the middle.

IMO , 230 will be plenty for 3'.
 
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Like others have already said, for that small of a tank two Gyre 230's would be plenty of flow. I have a 48"x 24" x 24" with two Gyre 250's. If I run them over 40% or more, my poor fish stay towards the bottom or in the corners where they gyres are due to less flow.
 

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