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Originally Posted by Therionx View Post
To my understanding its because water travels the path of least resistance, so in a y fitting the flow would be canceled out or severely limited to one extremity or the other in the y, Someone correct me if im wrong.
Y fittings are fine if you want to set something up in parallel, just like in an electric circuit 2 resistances in parallel reduce total resistance across the 2 y fittings, where as in series, the resistances are added up.

This works EXCEPTIONALLY well, if you want to use low flow / high turbulence blocks, but may not be effective in blocks using high flow / low resistance.

System pressures will be different at different points in the loop, but flow rates are constant, as there is only 1 source of flow energy (the pump).

While it may work for you in one instance such as reducing resistance in one part of the loop, one also adds increased tubing and more fiddley setups which take away flow from the increased surface area that the flow must subsequently pass through. Its not as bad as it could be, but its also not as great as it could be either.

From a setup standpoint, all things considered equal, its a hassle to use Y and bridges. Just my
 
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