Ideal location for a circulation pump?

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    babyduke

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    I just got a circulation pump (1250GPH) for my 55G FOWLR tank.

    1) Where is the ideal spot to put this guy? Right now I have it about 5 inches down from the surface on the side glass.

    2) It's creating strong current on top. Is that bad?

    3) What angle is ideal?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Hello and welcome to the site! You should have it positioned near the top so that it's creating a ripple on the surface of the water. Strong currents are good.
     
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    Hello and welcome...where you have it now is good. :)
     
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