How much noise is too much?

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    quality_reefer It's good stuff...

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    I'm in the process of upgrading all of my equipment and I just got a really nice Koralia 450 for my 20gal. It's creating a great flow and I'm buying another one soon. I'm just a little concerned about the humming noise it makes. Could this stress the fish out? Or does it need to be an overpowering noise to cause harm?
     
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    I wondered the same thing about loud skimmers. I guess we can't really know if they mind the noise, but they have to have clean water and good flow, so what can you do.
     
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    I dont think the noise bothers them much, the ocean is actually pretty noisy because water carries sound better than air.
     
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