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Default Powerheads-Which one do you like?

I have been updating tanks and adding things and went away from my old marineland powerheads which have done great forever to Koralia. Nothing but issues, just stop, propeller cracks, seems like a junk product, wish I hadnt bought 12 of them. Anyone else have this exp or want to recommend a powerhead, my 1140s from marineland are still running and ive had them forever, look outdated, but get the job done.
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Koralia Evolutions are terrible. I have 5 with broken impellors. They dont even last a year. Ive been using Aqueons. They work great.
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I have the marineland and been running for almost 3yrs...bought some aqueon they look and made pretty good...
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Time for a MP10 or MP40 or MP60 depending on the size of your tank. Costly but well worth it! I run 3 MP 40's on 3 tanks right now and they cant be beat.
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I use 2 of Maxi jet 1200 on each of my tank and they work great never have any problem. they are reasonable price $18 each at Petmountain.com also it come with 2 impeller one for circulation and one for power head so if you use and one of them broke you can use another so one price for 2.
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Koralia Evolutions are terrible. I have 5 with broken impellors. They dont even last a year. Ive been using Aqueons. They work great.
Yeah I have one go down after the other, crack in the impellor every time, junk.
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I'm using the Maxi-Jet pro 400 from Marineland and no issues as far as dependability, this the one that you can switch from powerhead to laminar flow to utility pump, the powerheat part laks the power so I have it set up as the laminar flow which has the power to move water pretty good. The powerhead part on this is particular model is probably designed for smaller tanks. Maybe I was being too cheap when I was looking into powerheads because this model is also available in 600 pro, 900 pro, and 1200 pro.
I have always used Marineland products, they have never let me down.
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The only thing i dont like about the marineland is the suction cups...👎
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I have been updating tanks and adding things and went away from my old marineland powerheads which have done great forever to Koralia. Nothing but issues, just stop, propeller cracks, seems like a junk product, wish I hadnt bought 12 of them. Anyone else have this exp or want to recommend a powerhead, my 1140s from marineland are still running and ive had them forever, look outdated, but get the job done.
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The past three months 4 of my Koralia 7&8 (two K7 and two K8)went out with no reason , I bought these 4 less than two years ago and they eventually stop working few weeks apart .I am interesting to see what other hobby out there using which power head .
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