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Gph of pump for fry system?


TJ _isme
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I use a drip every few seconds for my fry (I designed a 3D printed airlift system).  It seems like a small power head would provide plenty of flow.
 

Maybe drip water from your sink into a measuring cup for a minute and do the math on how many gph it is and how many trays you are going to use?

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So, many tanks recommend a turnover rate of:

(tank volume) x 10 = ideal gph

But for fry, using Dean's fry rack as a design point, I agree with @JMC, it's a drips sort of count. Hard to calculate it in actual gallons per hour. It can, honestly, just be a trickle.

IMO, the main things to keep in mind when using a design like Dean's fry rack are:

1. The tank (as a whole) has a good turnover rate granted by a primary filter.

2. Each bin of fry has some water movement, not even enough to generate current, just make sure water IS entering each tub, the habit of liquids needing to equilibrate will ensure turnover in the bins.

Hope this helps!

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