Random Flow Generators do they work are they worth the coin?

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Hi Guys

would buy a Random flow Generator? what are your thoughts on them

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Only reason I sold mine was because it ended up breaking the surface more than I wanted and ended up spraying my mesh cover with water. They also sucked in air at the level I had them.

My returns only have 2 pieces of loc line so to break syphon i needed to have them parallel with water line otherwise to much water would syphon into sump.

I also noticed that the amount of flow i had coming from my gyres ended up washing away the random flow patterns.

Return pump is pushing 350gph l, gyres are at 90%.
 
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put them onto the recirc nozzles in my Red Sea E-260 and have noticed corals happier and no dead spots.
 

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I’ve had the VCA dual nozzles on my Reefer XL 425 since day 1, so I don’t really have anything to compare them to. But I’m really happy with them and the corals are thriving so I have no complaints. I just cleaned them yesterday after 16 months of continuous use:

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I have 6 of them on all returns and they really swirl the water nicely
 
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I'm putting them on my closed loop system so low in the water column, I'm running two of them behind 5300gph pump I was going for the 3/4 inch
 

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I run a pair on my closed loop (which mitigates any disadvantages) and have been very happy with how well they work. They do require a pump that can handle a bit of back pressure.
 

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I've heard nothing but good about these
 
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Well thats good news as I've purchased 4 3/4 inch RFG and now I need to buy 6 1 inch RFG, that should get the water dancing hehehehehehe
 

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Worth the investment imo.
 

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I like mine, but I've only had them going a couple of weeks. They live up to the name "random flow"
 

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